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The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
But not only has the name tobacco and the implements employed in its use caused much discussion but also the origin of the plant.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
If wealth were always thus employed, it were a pity that great fortunes are not more numerous.GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Not more than one adult worker in ten—so at least it might with confidence be estimated—is employed on necessary things.THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Meanwhile he addressed an order of the day to his army, stating that the Neapolitan troops should only be employed in Italy.NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Something influenced by his reasoning, Ripperda employed the greatest part of the day in writing a large packet for his son.THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
As you are doubtless aware, between civilians the small-sword, the rapier and the pistol are what are usually employed.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He was sheriff of Paris, 1770, and employed his leisure in objects of benevolence, till the revolution overwhelmed him.THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
WORDS RELATED TO EMPLOYED
- carried away
- caught up in
- hung up
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