How to Prepare for Civil Service Competition, Under the New Regulations

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Page 114 - I am as free as nature first made man, Ere the base laws of servitude began, When wild in woods the noble savage ran.
Page 114 - A thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt, And in clear dream and solemn vision Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear ; Till oft converse with...
Page 100 - ... authorities of any department, with the concurrence of the Lords of the Treasury, by notice in the London Gazette, may from time to time add situations to either of the said Schedules, or withdraw situations therefrom, or restore thereto situations which may have been withdrawn.
Page 98 - And it is hereby ordered that (except as may be excepted under clause VII. of this order, and in the Schedule marked B. annexed' hereto) the qualifications of all such persons as may be proposed to be appointed, either permanently or temporarily, to any situation or employment in any department of the Civil Service...
Page 93 - ... 7. — The Examination will be conducted by means of printed questions and written answers, and by viva voce 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...
Page 53 - DIRECTIONS. (1.) The object of the Abstract, Schedule, or Docket, is to serve as an Index. It should contain the date of each letter; the names of the persons by whom and to whom it is written; and, in as few words as possible, the subject of it. The merits of such an Abstract are...
Page 120 - Connaissez-vous cette contrée que l'on a surnommée le jardin de la France, ce pays où l'on respire un air pur dans des plaines verdoyantes arrosées par un grand fleuve? Si vous avez traversé, dans les mois d'été, la belle Touraine, vous aurez longtemps suivi la Loire paisible avec enchantement, vous aurez regretté de ne pouvoir déterminer, entre les deux rives, celle où vous choisiriez votre demeure, pour y oublier les hommes auprès d'un être aimé. Lorsque l'on accompagne le flot jaune...
Page 53 - MEMORANDUM (or precis), which should be in the form of a narrative, is that any one who had not time to read the original letters might, by reading the precis, be put in possession of all the leading features of what passed. The merits of such a precis are — (1.) to contain a concise history of the correspondence...
Page 99 - ... be settled, subject to the approval of the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, by the said Civil Service Commissioners and the chief authorities of the department. V. Except as herein-after is excepted, all appointments which it may be necessary to make, after the 31st day of August next, to any of the situations included or to be included in Schedule A. to this Order annexed, shall be made by means of competitive examinations, according to regulations to be from time to time framed by the...
Page 102 - But, though his mind was very scantily stored with materials, he used what materials he had in such a way as to produce a wonderful effect. There have been many greater writers ; but perhaps no writer was ever more uniformly agreeable. His style was always pure and easy, and, on proper occasions, pointed and energetic. His...

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