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The Novice; Or, the Man of Integrity, from the Fr (Paperback) Loot Price: R472 Discovery Miles 4 720
The Novice; Or, the Man of Integrity, from the Fr (Paperback): Louis Benoit Picard
The Novice; Or, the Man of Integrity, from the Fr (Paperback): Louis Benoit Picard

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The Novice; Or, the Man of Integrity, from the Fr (Paperback)

Louis Benoit Picard

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825 Excerpt: ... V.J 7J9J: .oi; K;;h /v..if'i)?ni o.t nortosi Chap: Hi. '"-'. u H."'- iv', .' ';.-'-i--. ," i utt George's Conduct In His New Office'. '.t-v/is...'.;.'..-'."'....;-," to To have a post in the cabinet of a minister of state is no unimportant disk tinction; nevertheless, many of those who are so fortunate as to possess it, are not content without aspiring to become tfoe great man's private secretary; although: after all, the functions of such personages are, not always the most dignified in the worJd being not uufrequently confined to writing letters of audience, and send-. ing out invitations for the cabinet dinners, or the private parties of the man in powier. Such, however, was not the employment assigned to our hero, for having succeeded in his first task he was i entrusted with more important matters; all of which he executed with equal satisfaction to his Grace. His anxiety to fulfil his duty, and his desire to manifest his gratitude, inspired him with zeal; and he made every day fresh progress in the Duke's confidence and esteem. It is true that in the midst of all his marks of regard, that nobleman still maintained With Dercy the same dignified and distant air.as with all his other secretaries. j"'; .: ., -.'.' 'i ''-' ' iiJ fti bis new situation George had M opportunity of observing all those im-' mediately surrounding or employed by the minister; and he here beheld on a large scale what he had before seen on a small one, while he was in the office of the Sous-Prefecture, at .lf Ail his fellow clerks, from the minister's principal secretary down to the mere' copiers of dispatches, exhibited to him striking examples of-self-conceit, cupidity, and artifice in pushing their own interests. One exerted himself to make money, another aspired to a lucrati...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Louis Benoit Picard
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 114
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-84386-0
Barcode: 9781150843860
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-84386-1

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