The Boy Inventor: A Memoir of Matthew Edwards, Mathematical-instrument Maker

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Walker, Wise & Company, 1860 - 109 Seiten
 

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Seite 81 - Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. "But not the praise...
Seite 84 - December, 1795, which term the said apprentice his said master faithfully shall serve, his secrets keep, his lawful commands everywhere readily obey...
Seite 83 - PRINTER to learn his Art and with him after the Manner of an Apprentice to serve...
Seite 85 - And for the true performance of all and every the said Covenants and agreements either of the said Parties bindeth himself unto the other by these presents...
Seite 81 - Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears: "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed.
Seite 84 - Master's service day or night unlawfully, but in all things as a faithful Apprentice he shall behave himself towards his said Master and all his during the said Term.
Seite 84 - Taverns, inns, or alehouses he shall not haunt. At cards, dice, tables, or any other unlawful game he shall not play. Matrimony he shall not contract...
Seite 85 - ... in the year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lady Victoria, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen, Defender of the Faith, and in the year of our Lord...
Seite 84 - ... or forthwith give warning to his said master of the same ; he shall not waste the goods of his said master, nor lend them unlawfully to any ; he shall not commit fornication nor contract matrimony within the said term...
Seite 84 - Sweeper, which he [or she] now useth, shall and will teach and instruct, or cause to be taught and instructed, in the best...

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