Every ignoramus of a fellow who finds that he hasn't brains in sufficient quantity to make his way as a walking advertiser, or an eye-sore prig, or a salt-and-batter man, thinks, of course, that he'll answer very well as a dabbler
According to the reports of the most talented gossip-mongers-- those who, in every class of society, are always in haste to explain every event to their neighbours--the young gentleman concerned was of good family--a prince--fairly rich--weak of intellect, but a democrat and a dabbler
in the Nihilism of the period, as exposed by Mr.
He had heard of (and written about, nay, falsely pretended to know) Sir Claude Champion, as "one of the brightest and wealthiest of England's Upper Ten"; as the great sportsman who raced yachts round the world; as the great traveller who wrote books about the Himalayas, as the politician who swept constituencies with a startling sort of Tory Democracy, and as the great dabbler
in art, music, literature, and, above all, acting.
Hurree Babu replied that he was no more than an inexpert dabbler
in the mysteries; but at least - he thanked the Gods therefore - he knew when he sat in the presence of a master.
I would give twenty pistoles if we could fall upon the Cambridge Observatory and crush it, together with the whole lot of dabblers
in figures which it contains."
These soil types are parallel to categories drawn by William Damon in 'The Path to Purpose.' Based on the youth's description of how a sense of purpose is expressed in their life, he came up with these four categories: the disengaged who has no purpose at all; the dreamer who has a sense of purpose but never acts on it; the dabbler
who seems to have purpose, acts on it, but never sticks to one (the 'flavor of the month' syndrome); and finally, the purposeful who discovers purpose, acts on it over a period of time and thus allows the development of commitment and dedication.
Whatever the reasoning, what these firms don't understand is that they are running the risk or being labeled a "dabbler
" as DOL Chief Accountant Ian Dingwall put it.
She said: "Jonathan was a dabbler
in drugs rather than a serious user.
As a frequent traveller, businessman and dabbler
in politics, I see that many European politicians and companies are jealous of the UK's success and its economic and employment freedoms - those things are hardly unrelated, of course.
She delighted in poetry and telling a story in as few words as possible; as for playwriting, she was a dabbler
Not by being a dabbler
doing three vaginal hysterectomies, three straight stick hysterectomies, three robotic hysterectomies, and three abdominal hysterectomies.
I CAN THINK of only one variety that, if tucked into a blind tasting, would be instantly recognizable by any wine dabbler
who had tasted it even just once before: New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc.