After all, people may really have in them some vocation which is not quite plain to themselves, may they not?
It is a physiognomy seen in all vocations, but perhaps it has never been more powerful over the youth of England than in a judge of horses.
Lydgate was more surprised at the openness of this talk than at its implied meaning—that the Vicar felt himself not altogether in the right vocation.
I believe devoutly in a natural difference of vocation.
I wonder what your vocation will turn out to be: perhaps you will be a poet?
For in the multitude of middle-aged men who go about their vocations in a daily course determined for them much in the same way as the tie of their cravats, there is always a good number who once meant to shape their own deeds and alter the world a little.
But the moment of vocation had come, and before he got down from his chair, the world was made new to him by a presentiment of endless processes filling the vast spaces planked out of his sight by that wordy ignorance which he had supposed to be knowledge.
He says that he could turn his mind to doing his best in that vocation, on one condition.
Again he felt himself thinking of the ministry as possibly his vocation, and inclined towards missionary labor.
And surely among all men whose vocation requires them to exhibit their powers of speech, the happiest is a prosperous provincial auctioneer keenly alive to his own jokes and sensible of his encyclopedic knowledge.
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She not only changed jobs, she changed vocations.
Took a series of interest, aptitude, and personality tests to choose a good vocation.