The members of this ecclesiola in ecclesia pledged themselves "to join together in the Christian profession, to follow Christ the Lord as the righteousness of his people, to walk together in brotherly love, and in the duties of it, in subjection to Mr Glas as their overseer in the Lord, to observe the ordinance of the Lord's Supper once every month, to submit themselves to the Lord's law for removing offences," &c. (Matt.
Being much excited by the first events of the Revolution, he gave up his desk to enter a printer's office, and by 1791 he was overseer of the printing department of the Moniteur.
He is recognized as the founder of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and in 1792 became an overseer of Harvard.
Her father, William Mitchell (1791-1869), .was a school teacher and self-taught astronomer, who rated chronometers for Nantucket whalers, was an overseer of Harvard University (1857-1865), and for a time was employed by the United States Coast Survey.
Bancroft was "the chief overseer" of the authorized version of the Bible.
In 1884-1890 he was an overseer of Harvard College.
Besides these officials there are generally to be found in New England a county school superintendent and an overseer of roads.
He was for many years an overseer and preacher of Harvard University, his influence upon the religious life of the university being deep and wide.
Each magisterial district elects, besides a supervisor and justices of the peace, a constable and an overseer of the poor, each for a term of four years.
A Printing The MS., or " copy " as it is called, is handed, with all e instructions, to the overseer of the caseroom, who gives it out to the compositors in instalments as they finish the work already in hand.
The officers of the township are a supervisor, clerk, treasurer, highwaycommissioner, one overseer of highways for each highway district, a justice of the peace, and not more than four constables, all of whom are elected at the annual township meeting in April.
The Flamen Dialis, each of the Vestals, the magister vicorum (overseer of the sections into which the city was divided) were also accompanied by lictors.
The system had an office, Overseer of the Poor, in each of 1,500 parishes.
The thought was that the overseer, being local, would be able to separate the lazy from the truly needy.
It is hard to have a Southern overseer; it is worse to have a Northern one; but worst of all when you are the slave-driver of yourself.
Do not stay to be an overseer of the poor, but endeavor to become one of the worthies of the world.
"Can a sleigh pass?" he asked his overseer, a venerable man, resembling his master in manners and looks, who was accompanying him back to the house.
"God be thanked," thought the overseer, "the storm has blown over!"
The prince turned round to the overseer and fixed his eyes on him, frowning.
I'll teach you to think! and lifting his stick he swung it and would have hit Alpatych, the overseer, had not the latter instinctively avoided the blow.
"You know, Mary, today Elias Mitrofanych" (this was his overseer) "came back from the Tambov estate and told me they are already offering eighty thousand rubles for the forest."