With, and being able to beat all my Schoolfellows at odd man out. At twelve years Of age I understood the mysteries Of the Three Card Trick as well as any professional frequenter Of race-courses. At fifteen I left school and entered the Office In Change Alley, as junior clerk. My duties consisted chie?y in carry ing telegrams into the House, writing out contracts for clients, and running on any useful errand. But although thus engaged, I kept my eyes and ears well Open and acquired more knowledge Of human nature in those three years than I should have done in twenty at Messrs. Birchem and Prigge's establish ment for young gentlemen. During these years Of my apprenticeship I saw much that made me think the relations between broker and client both clll'lolls and instructive.
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Publisher - Forgotten Books
Language - English
Author(s) - Erasmus Pinto
Published Date - August 26 2019
ISBN - 9780260763198
Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.6 cm
Page Count - 433
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