Civil service guide
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1872 - 178 páginas
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Página 148 - The village master taught his little school: A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for many a joke had he...
Página 92 - Examination, as may be deemed necessary. 8. The marks obtained by each candidate, in respect of each of the subjects in which he shall have been examined, will be added up, and the names of the...
Página 101 - Europe, which, though of little or no value, is still reprinted among his works; a Life of Beau Nash, which is not reprinted, though it well deserves to be so; a superficial and incorrect, but very readable, History of England, in a series of letters purporting to be addressed by a nobleman to his son; and some very lively and amusing Sketches of London Society, in a series of letters purporting to be addressed by a Chinese traveller to his friends.
Página 162 - 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 101 - His narratives were always amusing, his descriptions always picturesque, his humour rich and joyous, yet not without an occasional tinge of amiable sadness. About everything that he wrote , serious or sportive , there was a certain natural grace and decorum...
Página 162 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the square of the whole line is equal to the squares of the two parts, together with twice the rectangle contained by the parts.
Página xiv - Commissioners he shall enter on a period of probation, during which his conduct and capacity in the transaction of business shall be subjected to such tests as may be determined by the chief of the department for which he is intended ; and he shall not be finally appointed to the public service unless upon satisfactory proofs of his fitness being furnished to the chief of the department, after six months...
Página 115 - Ans. 10029. 4. How many square yards are there in a circle whose diameter is 7 feet?
Página ix - 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 161 - 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...