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Guide to the civil service examinations [by H. White]. By H. White
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14 Find 1st Examination acres Add together f Admiralty annum Arithmetic including Vulgar book-keeping by double Britain British Calculate the duty candidate cash cent Civil Service Class Certificate therein Colonies Commissioners compound interest Corfu Correspondence cost countries crown dates Decimal Fractions designed to test Divide f double entry dwts England English Composition English History Explain feet Find the amount Find the interest Find the value France French Geography Give Glossop Glossop union gross guardians guinea Hand-writing and Orthography inches income tax Joseph Gillott King Latin ledger letter Lords Lowest salary lowest terms miles Mixed Mathematics obtain OFFICE Paid paper Patronage vested Poor Law Board pound Precis Reams Recd Reduce reign Secretary simple interest Sold sovereigns subjects Swinton tare test Hand-writing tons troy Vulgar and Decimal Vulgar Fractions weight workhouse Writing from Dictation
Pàgina 70 - HIGH on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold...
Pàgina 58 - After half a century, during which England had been of scarcely more weight in European politics than Venice or Saxony, she at once became the most formidable power in the world, dictated terms of peace to the United Provinces, avenged the common injuries of Christendom on the pirates of Barbary, vanquished the Spaniards by land and sea, seized one of the finest West India islands, and acquired on the Flemish coast a fortress which consoled the national pride for the loss of Calais.
Pàgina 62 - During the hundred and sixty years which preceded the union of the Roses, nine Kings reigned in England. Six of these nine Kings were deposed. Five lost their lives as well as their crowns.
Pàgina 103 - Sir, — Having laid before my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, your letter of the...
Pàgina 97 - March, 1853. I am directed by the Poor Law Board to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 26th ultimo, in which you...
Pàgina 57 - It is not so with Him that all things knows, As 'tis with us that square our guess by shows; But most it is presumption in us, when The help of Heaven we count the act of men.
Pàgina 57 - The angles which one straight line makes with another upon one side of it, are either two right angles, or are together equal to two right angles.
Pàgina xxii - OFFICE. 1. Exercises designed to test Handwriting and Orthography. 2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar Fractions). 3. English Composition. SEAMEN'S REGISTRY OFFICE. (The same as for " Supplementary Clerks" in the Board of Trade.) TRADE.