Usage examples for trades

  1. In treating of the subjects of vice work and erecting, it appears to the author desirable to treat at the same time of some operations that are not usually included in those trades, because they are performed with tools similar to those used by the fitter, and may be treated equally as well in this way as in any other, while a knowledge of them cannot fail to be of great service to both the fitter and erector. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  2. He knew by heart which trades could be carried on best in each of the twelve months. – Pretty Michal by Mór Jókai
  3. We mean the various trades, public services and professions. – Laughter: An Essay on the Meaning of the Comic by Henri Bergson
  4. It is hard for one man to fight a couple of trades in such a place as this. – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade
  5. There are again in Southern Germany simply schools of drawing with special reference to the various trades and industries. – The Condition and Tendencies of Technical Education in Germany by Arthur Henry Chamberlain
  6. People learn trades in order to earn their daily bread; princes possess lands and cities, and so do not need to work. – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  7. There is, however, one very eloquent testimony to the ruin it caused in this, as in other trades. – A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 by Henry R. Plomer
  8. Next came the Trades Disputes Act, 1906, a short measure of five clauses, but none the less of great importance; a democratic law with a vengeance! – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  9. " Jack- of- all- trades," laughed Perkins, who, with Mandy, was standing near. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  10. All offensive or noisy trades were to be carried on at a certain distance from a town. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  11. 3127. But losses of that kind occur in all trades, I suppose? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. We've not only taught them to row, we've taught them to support themselves, taught them trades. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  13. The city, as I said, lives upon the memory of what it has been, and trades upon relics of its former fame. – Saunterings by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  14. At Paris, the day of labour varied from seven to eight hours in the winter to fourteen hours in summer in certain trades, while in others it was from eight to nine hours in winter, to from ten to twelve in Summer. – Mutual Aid A Factor of Evolution by kniaz' Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin
  15. I'm a bit of a surgeon, too- bein' a sort o' Jack- of- all- trades, and know how to extract bullets. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  16. Ile Mountebanke their Loues, Cogge their Hearts from them, and come home belou'd Of all the Trades in Rome. – Coriolanus by Shakespeare, William
  17. Trades are taught as formerly. – The Condition and Tendencies of Technical Education in Germany by Arthur Henry Chamberlain
  18. " There are all kinds of trades," said Jack, laughing. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  19. It chanced that they all found skilful masters, who taught them their trades well. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers