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In this country ... men seem to live for action as long as they can and sink into apathy when they retire.
Like figures on an ancient clock,
Warrior, or saint, or clown
...
Not one of our national officers ever has had a dollar of salary. I retire on full pay!
Nobody knows what the cause is,
Though some pretend they do;
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Business, old man, I said, retire from business, it has retired from you.
These studies which stimulate the young, divert the old, are an ornament in prosperity and a refuge and comfort in adversity; they ...
To retire to the monastery, or the woods, or the sea, is to escape from the sharp suggestions that spur on ambition.
When a man fell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the world.
In fact, there is clear evidence of black intellectual superiority: in 1984, 92 percent of blacks voted to retire Ronald Reagan, c ...
... goodness is of a modest nature, easily discouraged, and when much elbowed in early life by unabashed vices, is apt to retire i ...
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