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You cannot ask what happened to your gift, but nothing stops you from penning a chatty letter updating him on your life and thanking him for his many kindnesses while in his employ.
MISS MANNERS: HOW TO ASK INDIRECTLY ABOUT A MISSING GIFTJUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
All this will, doubtless, throw a number of deserving persons out of employ.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
In fact, Frank was the only European in Meerut who would employ the man, whose extraordinary appearance went against him.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
To talk of an excess of labor, or an inability to employ it, in such a country as Ireland, is to insult the general understanding.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The bank did not employ him to steal, but to perform the ordinary banking duties.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
And if we did that, they would employ their usual treachery and evil methods, as they generally do.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
It also empowered the Board to employ persons for carrying the Act into effect.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I asked why he should employ Irishmen, in preference to doing the work with his own hands.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The people in his employ had, in fact, deserved much more praise than he had vouchsafed to them.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
It was not the habit of Consul Garman to trouble himself much about the persons in his employ.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
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