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" Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out the morning report of the regiment. I rendered the clerk unnecessary ; and, long before any other man was dressed for the parade, my work for the morning was all done, and I myself was on the parade,... "
Advice to young men, and, incidentally, to young women, in the middle and ... - Seite 40
von William Cobbett - 1861 - 335 Seiten
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Bände 1-2

1832
...heads of thirty sergeants, I naturally should have been an object of envy and hatred; but this object of early rising and of rigid adherence to the precepts...walking, in fine weather, for an hour perhaps. My custom ivas this : to get up in summer at day-light, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to...
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The Young Man's Guide

William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 Seiten
...been an object of envy and hatred ; but this habit of early rising really subdued these passions. ' Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out...perhaps. ' My custom was this : to get up, in summer, at 7 day-light, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt over...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Band 21

1837
...always ready : if I had to mount guard at ten, I was ready at nine : never did any man or any thing wait one moment for me. Being, at an age under twenty...at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dressj even to the putting of my sword-belt over my shoulder, and having my sword lying on the table...
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Chambers's Repository of Instructive and Amusing Tracts, Band 5

1854
...his profession. In his Adcicc to Youny Men, lie says, with reference to this period of his life : ' Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out...all done, and I myself was on the parade walking, in iine weather, perhaps for an hour. My custom was thus — to get up in summer in daylight, and in winter...
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Entertaining biography, from Chamber's repository

W. & R. Chambers Ltd - 1855
...his profession. In his Advice to Young Men, he says, with reference to thia period of his life : ' Before my promotion, a clerk was wanted to make out...myself was on the parade walking, in fine weather, perhaps for an hour. My custom was thus — to get up in summer in daylight, and in winter at four...
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SELF-MADE MEN.

CHAS C. B. SEYMOUR - 1858
...sergeants — no slight compliment to his abilities and attention. He refers to this period of his life : " Before my promotion a clerk was wanted to make out...myself was on the parade, walking, in fine weather, perhaps for an hour. My custom was thus : to get up, in summer, at daylight, and in winter at four...
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BIOGRAPHIES OF JOHN WILKERS AND WILLIAM COBBETT

REV. JOHN SELBY WATSON - 1870
...to make out the morning report of the regiment. I rendered the clerk * Advice to Young Men, p. 53. unnecessary; and, long before any other man was dressed...I myself was on the parade walking in fine weather perhaps for an hour. My custom was this : to get up in summer at daylight, and in winter at four o'clock,...
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How to Get on in the World: As Demonstrated by the Life and Language of ...

Robert Waters - 1883 - 557 Seiten
...felt that what I did, he had never done, and never could do. Before my promotion, a clerk was wanting to make out the morning report of the regiment. I...work for the morning was all done, and I myself was cm the parade, walking, in fine weather, for an hour perhaps. My custom was this : to get up, in summer,...
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Fortunate men, how they made money and won renown: a collection of rich men ...

Fortunate men - 1884
...of the regiment. I rendered the clerk unnecessary ; and, long before any other man was dressed for parade, my work for the morning was all done, and...an hour perhaps. My custom was this : to get up, in Bummer, at day-light, and in winter at four o'clock ; shave, dress, even to the putting of my sword-belt...
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Rural Rides: In the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks ..., Band 1

William Cobbett - 1885
...make out a morning report of the regiment. I rendered a clerk unnecessary ; and long before any other was dressed for the parade, my work for the morning...I myself was on the parade walking in fine weather perhaps an hour. My custom was to get up in summer at day-light and in winter at 4 o'clock, to shave,...
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