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  • The chief occupations of the people are agriculture and gardening.

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  • 5.1 Births, Marriages, Deaths 5.2 Occupations 5.3 Emigration

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  • These two foreign occupations, which were almost as displeasing to the pope as to the Liberals, lasted until 1838.

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  • To that it may be answered, though these occupations be not used, there be as many newe occupations that were not used before; as getting of quicke settes, diching, hedging and plashing, the which the same men may use and occupye."

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  • Of males (1,097, 581) engaged in 1900 in gainful occupations 47.1% were engaged in manufacturing and mechanical pursuits (77.9 in every loo in 1870 and 73 in 1900), 27.1 in trade and transportation, 14.2 in domestic and personal service, 7.4 in agricultural pursuits and 4.2 in professional service.

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  • taken their places, they have sought other occupations, largely in the manufacture of small wares in the cities, and particularly in departments of trade where skilled labour is essential.

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  • The presence or absence of useful minerals, plants and animals rendered some congenial, others unfriendly; some areas were the patrons of virile occupations, others of feminine pursuits.

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  • The scope of the inquiry in New South Wales was somewhat extended and made to include occupations other than agriculture and stock-breeding.

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  • So far as we are informed, prayer and study were the sole occupations of the Therapeutae.

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  • The pioneer work of the census of 1840 in the fields of educational statistics, statistics of occupations, of defective classes and of causes of death, suffered from numerous errors and defects.

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  • As early as Homer she takes especial interest in the occupations of women; she makes Hera's robe and her own peplus, and spinning and weaving are often called "the works of Athena."

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  • (r) The ceremony of the Three Sacred Ploughs, by which the signal for seed-time was given, apparently dating from a period when agriculture was one of the chief occupations of her worshippers.

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  • According to the United States census of 1900, out of 29,073,233 (1900) persons engaged in gainful occupations, 5,851,399 or 20'1%, were of foreign birth.

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  • The manufacture of machinery, amber articles, tobacco and cigars, and bricks, with some iron-founding, linen-weaving, and salmon-fishing in the Stolpe, are the chief industrial occupations of the inhabitants, who also carry on trade in grain, cattle, spirits, timber, fish and geese.

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  • Market-gardening and fruit-growing are profitable occupations in certain parts of S.

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  • Restrictions on their occupations were everywhere common, and as the Church forbade Christians to engage in usury, this was the only trade open to the Jews.

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  • "He pursued all sorts of occupations to support himself, viz.

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  • But it is noticeable that where women engage in occupations of a more than usually strenuous nature, they frequently don male costume while at their work; as, for instance, women who work in mines (Belgium) and who tend cattle (Switzerland, Tirol).

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  • Thus workers in lead suffer from the effects of this substance as a poison, those who work in phosphorus are liable to necrosis of bone and fatty degeneration of the blood vessels and organs, and the many occupations in which dust is inhaled (coalmining, stone-dressing, steel-polishing, &c.; fig.

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  • In addition to rice-growing and the felling and extraction of timber, and the fisheries, the chief occupations are rice-husking, silk-weaving and dyeing.

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  • Agriculture, bee-keeping, silkworm-rearing and fishing are the principal occupations.

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  • [OLD Testament History be loyal to Babylonia and to resume their former peaceful occupations.

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  • On the clay and low fen cattle-rearing and the making of the Gouda cheeses are the principal occupations.

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  • Nearly two-thirds of the total population are directly or indirectly engaged in agriculture and kindred occupations.

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  • The men devote to the loom those hours which are not required for the cultivation of their little farms; the women spin and reel the yarn during the intervals of their other domestic occupations.

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  • In addition to these, the native whites of foreign parentage constituted, in agriculture, &c., Io 6%; in professional service, 20.6%; in domestic and personal service, 16.4%; in trade and transportation, 25.7% in manufacturing and mechanical, 25.4% of all those engaged in those occupations.

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  • Machiavelli had to attend the camp and provide for levies amid his many other occupations.

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  • At length Mycerinus, son of Cheops and successor of Chephren, reopened the temples and, although he built the Third Pyramid, allowed the oppressed people to return to their proper occupations.

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  • A council which assembled at Rome during the reign of Eugenius passed several enactments for the restoration of church discipline, took measures for the foundation of schools and chapters, and decided against priests wearing a secular dress or engaging in secular occupations.

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  • The farms in Alsace are mostly small and are held partly as a private possession, partly on the communal system; in Lorraine there are some larger occupations.

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  • On its capture by the Dutch in 1656 it was a flourishing colony with convents of five religious orders, churches and public offices, inhabited by no fewer than 900 noble families and 150o families dependent on mercantile or political occupations.

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  • Still she continued the ordinary routine of her duties and occupations.

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  • Women are in excess in the occupations of boarding and lodging house keepers, housekeepers, launderers, nurses and midwives, and servants and waiters.

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  • The proportion which children fo to 15 years of age engaged in gainful occupations bore to the whole number of such children was in 1880 24-4% for males, and 9.0% for females.

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  • However important the abbot's occupations might be, he at once hastened to receive him whom heaven had sent.

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  • above sea-level, and is the commercial centre of a large district on the Uruguayan border in which pastoral occupations are largely predominant.

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  • But in the early ages of the world, when mankind were chiefly engaged in rural occupations, the phases of the moon must have been objects of great attention and interest, - hence the month, and the practice adopted by many nations of reckoning time by the motions of the moon, as well as the still more general practice of combining lunar with solar periods.

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  • The principal occupation in Georgia is agriculture, which in 'goo engaged seven-tenths of the land surface of the state and the labour of three-fifths of the population, ten years old and over, who are employed in profitable occupations.

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  • Truck farming and the cultivation of orchard and small fruits have long been remunerative occupations; the acreage devoted to peaches doubled between 1890 and 1900.

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  • The inhabitants are largely employed in the production of embroidery, though also engaged in various pastoral occupations.

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  • About 60% of the population are employed in agricultural and only 15% in industrial occupations, the great majority of the latter being home workers.

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  • He took a disgust to the world and its occupations, and experienced a longing to give himself over to an ascetic life.

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  • The Japanese and Koreans, and in less measure the Chinese, act as domestic servants, work under white contractors on irrigating ditches and reservoirs, do most of the plantation labour and compete successfully with whites and native islanders in all save skilled urban occupations, such as printing and the manufacture of machinery.

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  • Religious observances and study were his chief occupations.

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  • Fishing, the recovery of salt from the sea-water, and shipbuilding constitute the other principal occupations of the population.

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  • Their occupations are fishing, oyster-dredging, seafaring and wild-duck catching.

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  • Throughout his life he combined the occupations of a student and a printer, winning an even higher celebrity in the former field than his father had done.

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  • With the exception of occasional changes of residence in England, generally for the sake of his wife's health, one or two short holiday trips abroad, a tour in the West Indies, and another in America to visit his eldest son settled there as an engineer, his life was spent in the peaceful, if active, occupations of a clergyman who did his duty earnestly, and of a vigorous and prolific writer.

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  • was again involved in war with France and Turkey, who were helped by Sweden, Denmark and Scotland, the league of Schmalkalden took advantage Successes of his occupations to drive its stubborn foe, Henry, of the duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, from his duchy and Protest..

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  • It applied only to those occupations, mines and factories, in which the use of machinery was common; it threw the whole burden of compensation on to the masters; but, on the other hand, for the first thirteen weeks after an accident the injured workman received compensation from the sick fund, so that the cost only fell on the masters in the more serious cases.

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  • On the other hand it must be remembered that the patron deity of a Greek state had very wide functions; and it is not surprising to find that Hera (whatever her origin may have been) assumed an agricultural character among her own people whose occupations were largely agricultural.

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  • The principal occupations of the inhabitants are agriculture, cattle-rearing and mining.

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  • "Say not: When I am free from other occupations I shall study; for may be thou shalt never at all be free" (ib.

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  • 2.2.1 Occupations of the People

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  • Erasmus Darwin, the grandfather of Charles Darwin, set forth ',in' Zoonomia a much more definite theory of the relation of variation to evolution, and the following passage, cited by Clodd, clearly expresses it: "When we revolve in our minds the metamorphoses of animals, as from the tadpole to the frog; secondly, the changes produced by artificial cultivation, as in the breeds of horses, dogs and sheep; thirdly, the changes produced by conditions of climate and season, as in the sheep of warm climates being covered with hair instead of wool, and the hares and partridges of northern climates becoming white in winter; when, further, we observe the changes of structure produced by habit, as shewn especially by men of different occupations; or the changes produced by artificial mutilation and prenatal influences, as in the crossing of species and production of monsters; fourth, when we observe the essential unity of plan in all warmblooded animals - we are led to conclude that they have been alike produced from a single living filament."

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  • But Brahmins by birth (not necessarily sacrificial priests, for they followed all sorts of occupations) were trying to oust the nobles from the highest grade.

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  • Some fifteen months later he added a private printing-press to his multifarious occupations, and started upon the first volume issued from the Kelmscott Press, his own Glittering Plain.

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  • In 1900 more than seven-tenths of the inhabitants in gainful occupations were engaged in agriculture (25.6%), manufactures and mechanical pursuits (26.7%), and trade and transportation (22%).

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  • But beyond two brief occupations of the I.

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  • containing on an average Boo inmates, who are employed in agricultural and industrial occupations.

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  • It is by no means unreasonable to suppose that there is a fundamental Canaanite element in this population: the " hewers of wood and drawers of water " often remain undisturbed through successive occupations of a land; and there is a remarkable correspondence of type between many of the modern fellahin and skeletons of ancient inhabitants which have been recovered in the course of excavation.

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  • one of the chief occupations of their women.

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  • Roundly speaking, agriculture and soldiering are their sole occupations.

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  • They are themselves subdivided into many classes, which in their devotion to hereditary occupations are scarcely to be distinguished from Hindu castes.

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  • According to the census of 1901 two-thirds of the total population were employed in occupations connected with the land, while not one-tenth of that proportion were supported by any other single industry.

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  • Instead of requiring from its population all kinds of work and reducing its ordinary occupations to a hard-and-fast routine meeting in a slow and unskilled manner all possible contingencies, the local group began to move, to call in workmen from abroad for tasks of a special nature, and to send its own workmen to look out for profitable employment in other places.

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  • After several years at sea and after trying various occupations on land, Paine took up his father's trade in London, where he supplemented his meagre grammar school education by attending science lectures.

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  • i.); others relate to certain trades or occupations - potters (Epigr.

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  • How, then, was the distribution of crafts and habitual occupations of all kinds brought about?

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  • Agriculture, cattle-rearing, fishing and other maritime pursuits are the chief occupations of the inhabitants.

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  • In the Polyesie the principal occupations are connected with the export of timber and firewood, the preparation of pitch, tar, potash and wooden wares, and boat-building.

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  • Occupations.-The following table shows the occupations of the people (excluding children under ten years of age) as The number of births in the United Kingdom in 1909 was 1,146,118, giving a rate per thousand of 25 5.

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  • They were more penal than reformatory institutions, and the inmates were taught certain occupations by which they might support themselves on leaving.

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  • Their chief occupations were agriculture and cattle breeding; horses were mainly used as draught animals.

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  • Wide attention was attracted to Swedish educational methods principally by the introduction of the system of Sloyd (slojd), initiated at the Naas seminary near Gothenburg, and concerned with the teaching of manual occupations, both for boys and for girls.

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  • Unlike those states, it depends in great part on mining and its allied occupations.

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  • Horse and mule breeding are carried on to a limited extent, and since the opening of the far South more attention has been given to sheep. Goats and swine are raised in small numbers on the large estates, but in Chiloe swine-raising is one of the chief occupations of the people.

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  • The region of sand and gravel is covered with bare heaths and patches of woods, and the occupations of the scanty population are chiefly those of buckwheat cultivation and peat-digging, as in Drente.

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  • Cattle-rearing and the making of cheese (of the Gouda description) and butter are here the chief occupations.

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  • The short remainder of his life was extremely busy with his professorial duties, his extensive literary occupations, and the work, which he still continued, of district-visiting as a member of the society of St Vincent de Paul.

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  • His most important extant works are: in prose, Gratiarum Actio, an address of thanks to Gratian for his elevation to the consulship; Periochae, summaries of the books of the Iliad and Odyssey; and one or two epistolae; in verse, Epigrammata, including several free translations from the Greek Anthology; Ephemeris, the occupations of a day; Parentalia and Commemoratio Professorum Burdigalensium, on deceased relatives and literary friends; Epitaphia, chiefly on the Trojan heroes; Caesares, memorial verses on the Roman emperors from Julius Caesar to Elagabalus; Ordo Nobilium Urbium, short poems on famous cities; Ludus Septem Sapientum, speeches delivered by the Seven Sages of Greece; Idyllia, of which the best-known are the Mosella, a descriptive poem on the Moselle, and the infamous Cento Nuptialis.

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  • Fishing (quantities of salmon enter the rivers) and hunting are their chief occupations.

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  • Their chief occupations are agriculture (about 3,500,000 acres under culture), cattle breeding, bee-keeping, mining, gathering of cedar-nuts and hunting.

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  • Of the total number of farms 168,814 were operated by the owners (in 1904, 161,037 by owners and 914 by managers), 22,482 (in 1904, 19,525) by share tenants, 973 1 (in 1904, 7685) by cash tenants; and 312,462 of the inhabitants of the state, or 34 5% of all who were engaged in gainful occupations, were farmers.

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  • Nothing at all is known of his life, whereabouts, or occupations till the publication of the third book, which appeared in 1546, "avec privilege du roi," which had been given in September 1545.

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  • At last, in 1369, tired with the bustle of a town so big as Padua, he retired to Arqua, a village in Euganean hills, where he continued his usual train of literary occupations, employing several secretaries, and studying unremittingly.

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  • 8.1 Mining 8.2 Manufacturing Industries 8.3 Occupations of the People

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  • This excess of male births, which is usual, has been ascertained to find its equilibrium, through a higher rate of infant mortality among the males, about the tenth year of life, and is finally changed by perilous male occupations and other causes, including the stronger tendency of males to emigration.

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  • The occupations of the people may be so considered as to afford a conception of the relative extent of the industries already noticed, and their importance in relation to other occupations.

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  • Among occupations not already detailed, those of the male population include transport of every sort (1,094,301), building and other works of construction (1,042,864), manufacture of articles of human consumption, lodging, &c. (774,291), commerce, banking, &c. (530,685), domestic service, &c. (304,195), professional occupations (311,618).

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  • Tailoring and the textile clothing industries and trade generally occupied 602,881; teaching 172,873; nursing and other work in institutions 104,036; and the civil service, clerkships and similar occupations 82,635.

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  • The principal occupations of the natives have always been fishing and hunting, and the women weave basketry of exquisite fineness.

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  • Convicts in the prison are usually employed in the manufacture of articles that are not extensively made elsewhere in the state, such as carriages, harness, furniture and brooms. The inmates of the state school for boys receive instruction in farming, carpentry, tailoring, laundry work, and various other trades and occupations; and the girls in the state industrial school are trained in housework, laundering, dressmaking, &c. Paupers are cared for chiefly by the towns and cities, those wholly dependent being placed in almshouses and those only partially dependent receiving aid at their homes.

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  • Practical instruction is given in various subjects, but the main object is to provide recruits for the armed force of the state, and only such lads as are unfitted to be soldiers are drafted into other occupations.

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  • The natural indolence of the people has been fostered by the constant wars, which have discouraged peaceful occupations.

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  • Bishop Gobat having conceived the idea of sending lay missionaries into the country, who would engage in secular occupations as well as carry on missionary work, Dr Krapf returned to Abyssinia in 1855 with Mr Flad as pioneers of that mission; Krapf, however, was not permitted to remain in the country.

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  • It is now that for the first time we become aware of Lord Rivers's literary occupations.

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  • Manufactures.-Manufacturing and mechanical pursuits absorbed in 1900 the labours of 19.5% of all persons engaged in gainful occupations, less than half as many as were engaged in agriculture.

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  • Cattlerearing and butter and cheese making are consequently the chief occupations, while on the coast many of the people are engaged in making mats and besoms. The river system of the province is determined by two main ridges of hills.

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  • They are of a sturdy, patient type, like their Indian ancestors, and are sufficiently industrious to carry on many of the small industries and occupations, and to meet the labour requirements of the inhabited plateau districts.

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  • The whites of Spanish descent object to manual labour, and this places all such occupations in the hands of the coloured races.

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  • A small percentage of them are engaged in trade and other occupations; a few are small agriculturists.

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  • The professional, commercial and industrial occupations employ about 4th of the white population.

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  • The rearing of sheep and other live-stock is one of the chief occupations followed.

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  • After temporary occupations by the Seljuk Turks (1089-1092) and by the Venetians (1124-1125, 1172, 1204-1225), it was given in fief to the Genoese family of Zaccaria, and in 1346 passed definitely into the hands of a Genoese maona, or trading company, which was organized in 1362 under the name of "the Giustiniani."

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  • In 1908 the constitution was amended to permit a graduated tax on incomes, privileges and occupations.

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  • The leading occupations are connected with exporting, shipping and manufactures.

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  • In 1910, 506,061 persons were engaged in agriculture and kindred occupations, 432,114 in industrial occupations, and 100,109 in trade and commerce.

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  • Life on each home stead was regularly portioned out: out door occupations - fishing, shepherding, fowling, and the hay-making and fuel-gathering - occupying the summer; while in door business - weaving, tool-making, &c. - filled up the long winter.

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  • Gomez' second voyage, resulting in another "discovery" of the Cape Verde Islands, was probably in 1462, after the death of Prince Henry; it is likely that among the infante's last occupations were the necessary measures for the equipment and despatch of this venture, as well as of Pedro de Sintra's important expedition of 1461.

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  • Amidst these multitudinous cares and occupations, Calvin found time to write a number of works besides those provoked by the various controversies in which he was engaged.

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  • Labour laws, passed by the first legislature (1908), were amended and made more radical by the legislature of 1909: a child labour law forbids the employment of children under 14 in factories, workshops, theatres, bowling-alleys, pool-halls, steam-laundries or other dangerous places (to be defined by the commissioner of labour), and no child under 16 is to be employed in such places unless able to read and write simple English sentences or without having attended school during the previous year; no child under 16 is to be employed in any of several (enumerated) dangerous occupations; no child under 16 is to be employed more than 8 hours in any one day, or more than 48 hours in any one week in any gainful occupation other than agriculture or domestic service; age and schooling certificates are required of children between 14 and 16 in certain occupations.

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  • The system of this establishment is to allow certain approved prisoners to follow their usual occupations within a defined area.

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  • His legal occupations did not prevent him from devoting himself also to literature, and after 1789 he published an account of a visit he had made to the comte de Buffon at Montbard.

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  • Almost everything connected with bee-craft has been revolutionized, and apiculture, instead of being classed with such homely rural occupations as that of the country housewife who carries a few eggs weekly to the market-town in her basket, is to-day regarded in many countries as a pursuit of considerable import ance.

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  • Judging from the quantity of their remains found associated with those of the men of that time, the chase of these animals must have been among man's chief occupations, and horses must have furnished him with one of his most important food-supplies.

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  • Agriculture and market-gardening are the chief occupations of the Little-Russian inhabitants.

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  • In his Histoire des francais des divers etats, ou histoire de France aux cinq derniers siecles (10 vols., 1828-1844) he undertook to describe the different classes and occupations of the community.

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  • The state revenue is derived from a general property tax, a poll tax, an income tax, a tax on transfers of realty, an ad valorem tax on the average capital invested by merchants in their business, a privilege tax on merchants and many other occupations and businesses; a tax on litigation, levied on the unsuccessful party, a collateral inheritance tax, and fines and forfeitures.

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  • In agreement with these principal occupations, the centres of population are found in southern Celebes, on the coast (not in the interior plains or on the lake, as in Menado).

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  • The occupations of the terramara people as compared with their neolithic predecessors may be inferred with comparative certainty.

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  • The character of the emperor Nicholas was summed up with great insight by Queen Victoria in a letter to the king of the Belgians, written during the tsar's visit to England (June 11, 1844) " He is stern and severe - with fixed principles of duty which nothing on earth will make him change; very clever I do not think him, and his mind is an uncivilized one; his education has been neglected; politics and military concerns are the only things he takes great interest in; the arts and all softer occupations he is insensible to, but he is sincere, I am certain, sincere even in his most despotic acts, from a sense that that is the only way to govern; he is not, I am sure, aware of the dreadful cases of individual misery which he so often causes, for I can see by various instances that he is kept in utter ignorance of many things, which his people carry out in most corrupt ways, while he thinks that he is extremely just ...

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  • Weaving, farming and fishing were the main occupations, and many also had a small croft.

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  • dispenseclass="ex">Dispensing optician Researching occupations - Need to find out more about a type of job?

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  • These occupations are bank personell and mechanical fitters, one occupation chosen be men and women and the other occupation mainly chosen by men.

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  • flannel industry, like many other occupations, was also to be changed by the coming of the railroad to the district.

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  • engineering geologist Researching occupations - Need to find out more about a type of job?

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  • Do you ask about lifestyle issues e.g. smoking, alcohol, dietary habits, exercise patterns, hazardous sports or occupations?

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  • direct inoculation of bovine tissue could arise accidentally in certain occupations.

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  • The conference will bring together mathematicians, physicists, and engineers of varying backgrounds and occupations.

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  • obese as women in professional occupations.

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  • White Collar A term used to describe people in non-manual occupations including office workers and the professions, such as the law.

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  • Health Service manager Researching occupations - Need to find out more about a type of job?

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  • A government headed by Leon Blum of the Socialist Party took office on 2 June amidst a wave of strikes and factory occupations.

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  • Plans generally resulted occupations for each perhaps as doctor health insurance oxford many.

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  • reserved occupations joined their ranks.

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  • How did the samurai square their occupations with the general Buddhist principle of nonviolence?

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  • sedentary occupations; more drive where they used to walk.

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  • Pay structures Occupations remain strongly segregated by gender even in larger organizations.

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  • unskilled occupations are four times more likely to commit suicide than professionals.

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  • The following table shows the distribution of the active ~,252,245 population of France according to their occupations in 1901.

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  • Vermont is largely an agricultural state: in 1900, out of a total of 134,933 persons engaged in gainful occupations, 49,8 20 were engaged in agriculture, 36,180 in manufacturing and mechanical pursuits, 23,028 in domestic and personal service, 18,889 in trade and transportation, and 7016 in professional service; and of a total land area of 9124 sq.

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  • From his Stoic teachers he learned to work hard, to deny himself, to avoid listening to slander, to endure misfortunes, never to deviate from his purpose, to be grave without affectation, delicate in correcting others, "not frequently to say to any one, nor to write in a letter, that I have no leisure," nor to excuse the neglect of duties by alleging urgent occupations.

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  • In the rest of the country they had not been allowed to reside in the villages, because their habits of keeping vodka-shops and lending money at usurious interest were found to demoralize the peasantry, and even in the towns their numbers and occupations had been restricted by the authorities.

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  • But, excluded though they were from most trades and occupations, confined to special quarters of the city, disabled from sharing most of the amenities of life, the Jews nevertheless were gradually making their escape from the ghetto and from the moral degeneration which it had caused.

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  • Among its important lines of work may be mentioned frequent reports during the cotton ginning season upon the amount of cotton ginned, supplemental census reports upon occupations, on employees and wages, and on further interpretation of various population tables, reports on street and electric railways, on mines and quarries, on electric light and power plants, on deaths in the registration area 1900-1904, on benevolent institutions, on the insane, on paupers in almshouses, on the social statistics of cities and on the census of manufactures in 1905.

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  • Of the makers of paper boxes, of shirts, collars and cuffs, of hosiery and knitting mill operatives, of glove-makers, silk mill operatives and book-binders they are more than half; so also of other textile workers, excluding wool and cotton mill operatives (these last the second largest group of women workers in manufactures), in which occupations males arc in a slight excess.

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  • Accident Insurance (Unfallversicherung).The insurance of workmen and the lesser officials against the risks of accident is effected not through the state or the commune, but through associations formed ad hoc. These associations are composed of members following the same or allied occupations (e.g.

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  • Like paper blockades (see Blockade) and fictitious occupations of territory, such premature proclamations are viewed by international jurists as not being jure gentiuna.

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  • The scale of social precedence as recognized by native public opinion is concisely reviewed (ib.) as revealing itself" in the facts that particular castes are supposed to be modern representatives of one or other of the original castes of the theoretical Hindu system; that Brahmans will take water from certain castes; that Brahmans of high standing will serve particular castes; that certain castes, though not served by the best Brahmans, have nevertheless got Brahmans of their own whose rank varies according to circumstances; that certain castes are not served by Brahmans at all but have priests of their own; that the status of certain castes has been raised by their taking to infant-marriage or abandoning the remarriage of widows; that the status of others has been modified by their pursuing some occupations in a special or peculiar way; that some can claim the services of the village barber, the village palanquin-bearer, the village midwife, &c., while others cannot; that some castes may not enter the courtyards of certain temples; that some castes are subject to special taboos, such as that they must not use the village well, or may draw water only with their own vessels, that they must live outside the village or in a separate quarter, that they must leave the road on the approach of a highcaste man and must call out to give warning of their approach."

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  • It is a silver beaker, covered with graceful scroll-work, forming medallions, in which are figures of cupids employed in various occupations (see Shaw's!Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages, 1858, vol.

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  • Many younger men who were in reserved occupations joined their ranks.

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  • More people are in sedentary occupations; more drive where they used to walk.

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  • And men in unskilled occupations are four times more likely to commit suicide than professionals.

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  • The corporate gift cards come in a variety of designs including photos of a dog in various occupations (doctor, construction worker, and more) as well as with phrases like "Nice Work."

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  • Browse through their archived theme categories which include Art & Entertainment, Books and Literature, Boys' and Girls' Names, Food and Drink, House and Home, Living Things, Occupations and the Wide World.

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  • In addition to announcing the engagement and giving any pertinent details regarding the proposal, the newspaper announcements will list the bride and groom's occupation, schooling, and the occupations of their parents, among other things.

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  • Grooms often choose cakes that reflect their interests or occupations.

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  • A more logical explanation for the link between creativity and addiction is that people who exhibit the traits of an addictive personality tend to be drawn toward creative occupations.

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  • They also include photographs of many of these celebrities, as well as astrological signs, birthplaces, and occupations.

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  • With their new occupations came a new attitude, and this feeling continued to bolster their new-found independence.

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  • In addition to general topics, most online universities offer specialized certificate programs, associate's degrees, or vocational courses designed to train students in specific occupations.

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  • In fact, the Bureau predicts that jobs in the field will grow much faster than the national average for other occupations.

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  • Jewelry pieces of patron saints are very popular with certain occupations such as police, firemen, and branches of the military.

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  • Some of the categories are Events, Places, People, Things, Occupations; and most of the phrases are pop culture references, so anybody with a fountain of useless knowledge in their brain should do fine.

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  • Children with Marfan should avoid sports or occupations that require heavy weightlifting, rough physical contact, or rapid changes in atmospheric pressure (e.g., scuba diving).

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  • The Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) is widely used to research certain topics in psychology, such as dreams and fantasies, mate selection, the factors that motivate people's choice of occupations, and similar subjects.

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  • Lastly, it is sometimes used as a screener in psychological evaluations of candidates for high-stress occupations (law enforcement, the military, religious ministry, for example).

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  • People employed in certain occupations may be prohibited from wearing contact lenses or may be required to wear safety eyewear over the contact lenses.

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  • Some occupations, such as construction or auto repair, may require safety lenses and safety frames.

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  • Researchers in Norway have reported that males who are in the printing trades have significantly more offspring with clubfoot than men in other occupations.

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  • Many fathers in service occupations are able to share childcare responsibilities because they can work evening or night shifts.

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  • Certain occupations for which good visual correction is a requirement may be not feasible.

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  • Studies of the occupational choices of adults with dyslexia indicate that they do particularly well in people-oriented professions and occupations, such as nursing or sales.

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  • People in these occupations and residents of or travelers to areas where rabies is a widespread problem should consider being immunized.

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  • Your ancestors' last names can provide clues about their countries of origin, as well as their occupations or personal characteristics.

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  • Occupations such as construction work make wearing long hair hot and unbearable under hard hats and unfavorable weather conditions.

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  • Libya Online: This is the official site and has information about occupations.

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  • Whether you're looking for information about in-demand occupations, job interview tips, suggestions on where to look for jobs, or any other career-related issues, check out the advice from the resident Jobs expert.

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  • While it's important to choose a career path that closely matches your interests and talents, it's certainly beneficial to think about the types of salaries available for different types of occupations.

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  • Many people immediately think of doctors and lawyers when considering occupations with the best rates of pay.

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  • In addition to occupations with median salaries in excess of $100,000 annually, the Department of Labor's 2006 survey provides information about additional occupations that pay in excess of $85,000 each year.

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  • In order to understand what the salaries reported for the highest paying occupations mean to you, it's important to know what the term "median" really means.

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  • Uranus Career and Recruiting Service: This service helps match Finland employers and employees across a wide variety of industries and occupations.

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  • For some reason, however, there seem to be more targeting the cruise industry than most other types of occupations.

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  • You can search for occupations, browse by field, or browse by alphabet.

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  • O-Net Online allows you to search or browse through occupations and find free descriptions of the duties involved with those jobs.

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  • There are career opportunities for individuals with secretarial and managerial skills as well as those with accounting, human resource management, and criminal justice abilities, and many additional occupations.

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  • Not all jobs are available in all areas, as certain occupations (particularly those in corporate offices) are relegated to certain cities around the country.

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  • Many different occupations and disciplines are listed within the job offerings section of Verizon's website.

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  • The BLS says that half of the 20 fastest growing occupations are in the health-care sector, which will create 3.2 million more jobs from now through 2018.

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  • These occupations represent just a handful of the many possible career paths open to nurses.

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  • Listings include job openings for a wide variety of allied health occupations.

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  • There are many service-oriented occupations that provide workers with an opportunity to earn a living while help other people and animals.

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  • Here is a list of 30 of the most popular IT occupations along with a general overview of what's involved in each position.

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  • After reviewing a list of 30 popular IT occupations, do you have a better idea of where your interests lie?

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  • Choose the occupations that are most closely aligned with your interests and goals before moving on to the next step of planning for your future career.

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  • Several downpayment assistance programs are available for people within certain occupations or for applicants looking to purchase homes within urban areas designated for renewal.

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  • In fact, many people believe a stay at home mom's salary would surpass that of most other occupations.

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  • Gund bears are also available to celebrate certain occupations if you're looking for the perfect gift for a teacher or police officer, and there are also bears for certain causes, like the line of Breast Cancer Awareness bears.

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  • They come from all occupations and educational backgrounds.

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  • Remember to double check the spelling of everyone's name and don't forget to include ages, occupations, and other identifying details if appropriate.

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  • In today's society, however, there are still a number of occupations that require briefcases.

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  • The middle-school years are also key for self-development, but since young kids don't have occupations and families to delineate their purposes, they rely on favorite actors, television series, and film icons to express themselves.

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  • Your test result gives you the most likely one of ten possible occupations that you may have had in a past life.

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  • Occupations range from pirate to philosopher, and you are shown the percentage of your answers that led to your conclusion.

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  • As a general rule, smaller areas aren't good job-searching grounds for the most high-paying occupations in the most high-paying industries.

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  • Some metro areas greater than 1 million are slumping, while others offer higher paying occupations and industries than small metros but are expensive places to live.

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  • All ages and occupations are represented.

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  • Occupations such as a dancer or a clown require shoes that meet both the physical demands of the job as well as the aesthetic demands.

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  • The town's families have a variety of professional occupations from doctor to lawyer to police officer and corporate moguls.

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  • Few occupations welcome the mixture of commerce and art like making business gift baskets.

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  • The official Colts site posts a profile page for each cheerleader where their occupations, hobbies, and certain lifestyle choices are listed.

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  • Occupations in this sector include customer service representatives, wait staff, data entry workers, bank tellers, and basically any occupation that doesn't fall into the manufacturing, retail, government, or agricultural sectors.

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  • For example, individuals with certain disabilities may be prevented from working in an occupation that requires hard physical labor, but they can still work in other occupations.

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  • It specializes in providing quotes for people in the following occupations: medical professionals, attorneys, dentists, engineers, accountants and IT professionals.

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  • Dirty Jobs is a reality TV show on the Discovery Channel that delves into the nation's dirtiest and most disgusting occupations.

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  • One of the TV programs he hosted featured a segment called Someone's Gotta Do It, in which Rowe highlighted occupations that most people would not want to do.

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  • Ice Road Truckers began as a single episode in a series of profiles of dangerous occupations called Suicide Missions.

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  • Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is an irritable skin condition most often linked to specified occupations.

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  • It's important that you assess the risk of your occupation if you suffer from eczema and realize that certain occupations may continually cause this uncomfortable condition.

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  • Best Buy Uniforms - This company carries uniforms for a wide variety of occupations, including nursing and other medical professions.

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  • The Future Farmer's of America was an organization founded in 1928, and over the next sixty years the organization supported young people interested in becoming leaders and innovators in the agrarian occupations.

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  • Printing, book-selling, the manufacture of surgical and scientific instruments, chemicals, gloves and vinegar, and the cultivation of hops, fruit and vines are among the leading occupations of the inhabitants.

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  • Manufactures.-Rhode Island is essentially a manufacturing state; of the 191,923 persons in the state engaged in gainful occupations in 1900, 101,162 (or 52.7%) were employed in manufacturing and mechanical pursuits.

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  • Such is the effect of this combination of agricultural occupations with domestic manufactures that the farmers are more than competent to supply the resident population of the county with vegetable, though not with animal food; and some of the less crowded and less productive parts of Ulster receive from Armagh a considerable supply of oats, barley and flour.

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  • Swedenborg claimed also to have learnt by his admission into the spiritual world the true states of men in the next life, the scenery and occupations of heaven and hell, the true doctrine of Providence, the origin of evil, the sanctity and perpetuity of marriage and to have been a witness of the "last judgment," or the second coming of the Lord, which is a contemporary event.

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  • Cattlerearing and forestry form the other principal occupations of the inhabitants.

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  • It is more profitable to turn from the life of the household to the outdoor occupations of the fields, where the early Roman settler met with his neighbours to celebrate the various stages of the agricultural year in religious ceremonies which afterwards became the festivals of the state calendar.

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  • Here we have a series of celebrations representing the occupations of the successive seasons, addressed sometimes to numina who developed later on into the great gods of the state, such as Jupiter, Mars or Ceres, sometimes to vaguer divinities who remained always indefinite and rustic in character, such as Pales and Consus.

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  • Then, in addition to this, Christians were already found in all ranks and occupations - in the Imperial palace, among the officials, in the abodes of labour and the halls of learning, amongst slaves and freemen.

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  • His occupations were now almost exclusively literary, and from this time forward he was probably engaged in writing, completing or revising the treatises which were afterwards included in the Characteristics.

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  • Little is known of the nature of his occupations during the next two years, except that he was untiring in his efforts to procure first the recall, and afterwards the impeachment of his hitherto triumphant adversary.

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  • Personal property is exempt from execution or attachment as follows: all wearing apparel of every person and family; private libraries to the value of $500; all family pictures; household goods to the value of $500; certain domestic animals or $250 worth of other property chosen instead; firearms kept for the use of a person or family; certain articles (within specified values) necessary to the occupations of farmers, physicians, and other professional men, teamsters, lightermen, &c., and the proceeds of all life and accident insurance.

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  • Classified by occupations the census of 1904 gave the following results: dependants, mainly young children, 28.53%; agriculture, 39.51%; commercial and industrial pursuits, 7.62%; professional, 3.18%; domestic (including women living at home other than those helping in farm work), 1 5.75%.

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  • Agriculture is the leading industry in South Dakota; in 1900 out of 137,156 persons engaged in occupations, 82,857 followed agricultural pursuits.

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  • These literary occupations solaced the hours of a life which was mostly spent in privacy.

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  • in 1544, consisted of a matron and twelve nurses, who were engaged in domestic occupations when off duty.

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  • Of all the inhabitants of the state, at least tenears old, who in 1900 were engaged in gainful occupations, 20.8% were farmers.

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  • 14,605,022 „ 14,160,132 „ The taxes cover a great variety of occupations and property, often to a minute and vexatious degree, and the expenditure includes the expenses of local administration, schools, police, streets and otheobjects of purely local interest.

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  • Occupations.29,o73,233 persons 10 years or more of age nearly two-fifths (38-3%) of the countrys total population were engaged in gainful occupations in 1900.

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  • Occupations were reported first for free males in 1850, and sin.ce 1860 women workers have been separately reported.

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  • In the occupations of musicians and teachers of music, and of school-teachers and professors (which together account for seven-eighths of professional women) women preponderate.

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  • Sitting beside her in the car, I describe what I see from the window--hills and valleys and the rivers; cotton-fields and gardens in which strawberries, peaches, pears, melons, and vegetables are growing; herds of cows and horses feeding in broad meadows, and flocks of sheep on the hillside; the cities with their churches and schools, hotels and warehouses, and the occupations of the busy people.

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  • From privates to general they were not expecting a battle and were engaged in peaceful occupations, the cavalry feeding the horses and the infantry collecting wood.

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  • At last the conversation gradually settled on some of the topics at first lightly touched on: their past life, plans for the future, Pierre's journeys and occupations, the war, and so on.

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  • Then he vividly pictured to himself Bogucharovo, his occupations in the country, his journey to Ryazan; he remembered the peasants and Dron the village elder, and mentally applying to them the Personal Rights he had divided into paragraphs, he felt astonished that he could have spent so much time on such useless work.

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  • He regarded all these occupations as hindrances to life, and considered that they were all contemptible because their aim was the welfare of himself and his family.

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  • Their way of life and place of residence, their acquaintances and ties, Natasha's occupations, the children's upbringing, were all selected not merely with regard to Pierre's expressed wishes, but to what Natasha from the thoughts he expressed in conversation supposed his wishes to be.

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  • The two were associated in the administration and in the simple country occupations of the seaside villa of Lorium, the birthplace of Pius, to which he loved to retire.

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  • The authors he most carefully studied at this period were Thucydides and Aristotle, and for their writings he formed an attachment which remained to the close of his life, and exerted a powerful influence upon his mode of thought and opinions, as well as upon his literary occupations in subsequent years.

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  • He speaks Finnish with Finns, Mongolian with Buriats, Ostiak with Ostiaks; he shows remarkable facility in adapting his agricultural practices to new conditions, without, however, abandoning the village community; he becomes hunter, cattle-breeder or fisherman, and carries on these occupations according to local usage; he modifies his dress and adapts his religious beliefs to the locality he inhabits.

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  • The imams do not form a priestly sect; they generally have other occupations, such as teaching in a school or keeping a shop, and may at any time be dismissed by the warden, in which case they lose the title of imam.

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  • In modern slavery, on the other hand, where the occupations of both parties were industrial, the existence of a servile class only guaranteed for some of them the possibility of self-indulgent ease, whilst it imposed on others the necessity of indigent idleness.

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  • Yet he found time, amid these multifarious occupations, to elaborate an entirely new system of astronomy, by the adoption of which man's outlook on the universe was fundamentally changed.

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  • Many workers following certain occupations show pigmented scars due to the penetration of carbon and other pigments from superficial wounds caused by gunpowder, explosions, &c.

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  • Market gardening, the rearing of cattle, for which the district is widely famed, and fishing, form the chief occupations of the rural population.

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  • All North Africa was ravaged by the invaders, who, though unable to found an empire or overthrow the settled government in the towns, forced the agricultural Berbers into the mountains, and, retaining from generation to generation their lawless and predatory habits, made order and prosperity almost impossible in the open parts of the country until its effective occupations by the French.

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  • Practically all the industries and occupations of this extensive region depend upon them for labourers and servants.

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  • In the sierras they have the same general occupations, but there are no social bars to their advancement, and they become lawyers, physicians, priests, merchants, officials and capitalists.

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  • Its history under the Byzantine rule is uneventful,but for some temporary occupations by the Saracens (653 -658, 717-718), and the gradual encroachment of Venetian traders since 1082.

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  • His new occupations by no means quenched his literary activity.

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  • The state revenue is derived mainly from a general property tax, licence taxes levied on various businesses and occupations, a collateral inheritance tax and a capitation tax.

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