He was educated for the profession of law and practised as avocat.
His further pursuit of the legal profession seemed to be out of the question, and on his return to Boston he remained quietly at home.
He proclaimed a crusade against Louis and the French, and, after the peace of Lambeth, he forced Louis to make a public and humiliating profession of penitence (1217).
Within a few years he took rank among the leading members of the profession at a bar which included some of the ablest lawyers of the country.
The Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion constitute Hume's formal profession of religious faith.
After his election the pope had to make a profession of the Catholic faith, and give guarantees against arbitrary translations.
The former are received of ter special instruction and profession of faith; the latter on presenting a certificate of church membership from the church which they have left.
He was educated for the law, but gave up his profession on the death of his father, and devoted four years to the study of literature, philosophy and science.
From the emoluments of a profession he " might have derived an ample fortune, or a competent income instead of being stinted to the same narrow allowance, to be increased only by an event which he sincerely deprecated."
On his return in 1821 he added to his work the study of psychology, and that of Roman law, which he read with John Austin, his father having half decided on the bar as the best profession open to him.
His father, who was descended from an old untitled noble family and possessed a small estate, was by profession an advocate.
Their priesthood was a highly trained profession, and they had schools which taught a knowledge of the stars and constellations, for many of which they had names.
Cranmer's conduct was certainly consistent with his profession that he did not desire, as he had not expected, the dangerous promotion.
The discovery of gold in1692-1695by bands of adventurers from the Sao Paulo settlements, led to every occupation and profession being abandoned in the mad rush for the new mines.
(1) Professional distillers (bouilleurs et distillateurs de profession); (2) private distillers (bouilieurs de cru) under state control~ (3) small private distillers, not under state control, but giving notice to the state that they distil.