1 Never has that curtain dropped so heavy and blank, as when my way in life lay stretched out straight before me through the newly entered road of apprenticeship to Joe.
2 I was quite as dejected on the first working-day of my apprenticeship as in that after-time; but I am glad to know that I never breathed a murmur to Joe while my indentures lasted.
3 It was in the fourth year of my apprenticeship to Joe, and it was a Saturday night.
4 We looked forward to the day when I should go out for a ride, as we had once looked forward to the day of my apprenticeship.
5 I missed it somehow in a bad apprenticeship, and now don't care about it.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
6 She seemed to possess by instinct all the household wisdom that his long apprenticeship had not instilled in him.
7 She knew that to Gerty and Mrs. Fisher she was only passing through a temporary period of probation, since they believed that the apprenticeship she was serving at Mme.
8 It's an apprenticeship against that cursed quarter of an hour before the examining magistrate.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VIII—THE TORN COAT-TAIL
9 But d'Artagnan had on the preceding day served his apprenticeship.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII
10 I must live henceforth without rank and fortune, and to begin this hard apprenticeship I must borrow from a friend the loaf I shall eat until I have earned one.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.