Which preposition to use with professions

of Occurrences 633%

the new governor with an address containing the usual professions of loyal devotion.

in Occurrences 89%

You have, in seasons of relaxation from the labors of a profession in which you have achieved such enviable distinction, indulged in the sports pertaining to that wild region.

for Occurrences 58%

This it is to substitute profession for practiceto use the altar for a worldly purposeand to bestow power without any other responsibility than that which is exacted by the selfishness of caste!

as Occurrences 35%

I must frankly say that I hate your profession as a rule.

with Occurrences 30%

All the records were duly made, witnesses were examined, or said to be examined, and care was had to spread the rumor in the city that the tribunals were at length occupied in deciding on the case of the extraordinary man who had so long been permitted to exercise his bloody profession with impunity even in the centre of the canals.

by Occurrences 22%

Let us not ourselves belie our profession by being violent.

to Occurrences 20%

Too little consideration has been paid by the legal profession to questions of moral psychology.

on Occurrences 16%

Finally I was allowed to come upstairs, and exercise my profession on earth.

at Occurrences 14%

You will continue your studies for the teaching profession at Dundee.

than Occurrences 8%

The Romans were more gross in their vices as they were more pharisaical in their profession than the Greeks, whom they conquered and imitated.

from Occurrences 6%

Every minister of the Church, every physician, chemist, pharmaceutist, law-practitioner of any grade, every professor and teacher, all, in fact, save those devoting themselves to the merely mechanical arts or to commercial pursuits, and even these, though with other regulations, receive their appointment or permission to exercise their profession from the State.

into Occurrences 4%

The imprudent expansion of bank credits, which was the natural result of the command of the revenues of the State, furnished the resources for unbounded license in every species of adventure, seduced industry from its regular and salutary occupations by the hope of abundance without labor, and deranged the social state by tempting all trades and professions into the vortex of speculation on remote contingencies.

like Occurrences 3%

Murder, not a profession like burglary or other crimes, 62; by robbers and burglars, 93.

among Occurrences 2%

" When a Writer is grossly and essentially faulty, it were a jest to take notice of a false expression or a phrase, otherwise Priesthood in that place, might be observed upon; as a term not used by the real well-wishers to Clergymen, except when they would express some solemn act, and not when that Order is spoken of as a Profession among Gentlemen.

without Occurrences 2%

She is the king's will without contradiction, and the judge's doom without exception, the scholar's profession without alteration, and the soldier's honour without comparison.

during Occurrences 2%

Political science is just beginning to regain some measure of authority after the acknowledged failure of its confident professions during the first half of the nineteenth century.

in Occurrences 1%

Having mentioned those few who have shewn themselves the Enemies of this Paper, I should be very ungrateful to the Publick, did not I at the same time testifie my Gratitude to those who are its Friends, in which Number I may reckon many of the most distinguished Persons of all Conditions, Parties and Professions in the Isle of Great-Britain.

after Occurrences 1%

[Footnote 4: By the Conditions of Registration issued November 1913, one year's training will be required for all entering the profession after the end of 1918.]

against Occurrences 1%

When alluding to occurrences included in the enumeration given above, they exhibit signs of a resolve to defend their profession against possible imputations of inefficiency, much more than a desire to get to the root of the matter.

before Occurrences 1%

" "If you put your mother before me, mayn't I put my profession before you?" "My dear, don't speak in that tone.

beside Occurrences 1%

Our scanty knowledge of individual women artists of antiquitymingled with fable as it doubtless isserves the important purpose of proving that women, from very ancient times, were educated as artists and creditably followed their profession beside men of the same periods.

beyond Occurrences 1%

This was rapid promotion for a youth with nothing to back him up but his own exertions and strict attention to duty, and tends to prove that he had taken full advantage of the opportunities that fell in his way, and had even then displayed a power of acquiring knowledge of his profession beyond the average.

en Occurrences 1%

This announcement was as surprising to me as to the class; but I took it quietly, thinking that, if Dr. Schmidt did not consider me fit for the place, he would not risk being attacked for it by the profession en masse, by whom he was watched closely.

out Occurrences 1%

The necessary staple of the life of such a world Plato regards with disdain; handicraft and trade and the working professions he regards with disdain; but what becomes of the life of an industrial modern community if you take handicraft and trade and the working professions out of it?

over Occurrences 1%

He should teach the value of all professions to a nation, if honourably filled, and not the superiority of one profession over another.

Which preposition to use with  professions