Handbook to government situations: or, The queen's Civil service considered with reference to nomination, mode of appointment and pay

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Página 202 - Il mande la mort du jeune d'Hocquincourt et qu'il enverra un courrier pour apprendre au roi la suite de cette entreprise ; il cachette sa lettre, et l'envoie à deux heures. Il va sur cette petite colline avec huit ou dix personnes : on tire de loin à l'aventure un malheureux coup de canon, qui le coupe par le milieu du corps, et vous pouvez penser les cris et les pleurs de cette armée. Le courrier part à l'instant; il arriva lundi, comme je vous ai dit : de sorte qu'à une heure l'une de l'autre...
Página 208 - To a given straight line to apply a parallelogram, which shall be equal to a given triangle, and have one of its angles equal to a given rectilineal angle.
Página 200 - get a friend prove him first, and be not hasty to credit him : for " some man is a friend for his own occasion, and will not abide in " the day of thy trouble. And there is a friend, who, being " turned to enmity and strife, will discover thy reproach.
Página 208 - Equiangular parallelograms have to one another the ratio which is compounded of the ratios of their sides.
Página xxiii - A statement of those of the branches of knowledge hereinafter enumerated in which he desires to be examined.} 3. In any case in which a doubt may arise as to the eligibility of a candidate in respect of age, health, or character, such inquiries as may be necessary will be instituted by the Civil Service Commissioners.
Página 208 - If two triangles have two angles of the one, equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz. either the sides adjacent to the equal...
Página xv - That he is properly certified as free from any physical defect or disease which would be likely to interfere with the proper discharge of his duties ; Third.
Página 200 - Sweet language will multiply friends: and a fairspeaking tongue will increase kind greetings. Be in peace with many: nevertheless have but one counsellor of a thousand. If thou wouldest get a friend, prove him first, and be not hasty to credit him. For some man is a friend for his own occasion, and will not abide in the day of thy trouble. And there is a friend, who being turned to enmity and strife will discover thy reproach.
Página 50 - General intelligence, as evinced by the manner in which they acquit themselves under examination, and specifically by the quickness they may show in seizing the points in papers read by them or read over to them once or twice.
Página 200 - Tully was the first who observed, that friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy, and dividing of our grief...

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