But instead of all that- here he was, the wealthy husband of an unfaithful wife, a retired gentleman-in-waiting, fond of eating and drinking and, as he unbuttoned his waistcoat, of abusing the government a bit, a member of the Moscow English Club, and a universal favorite in Moscow society.
In moments of pride, when he thought of his position it seemed to him that he was quite different and distinct from those other retired gentlemen-in-waiting he had formerly despised: they were empty, stupid, contented fellows, satisfied with their position, "while I am still discontented and want to do something for mankind.
Politics set in a short time after dessert, when the ladies retired
upstairs and talked about their complaints and their children.
They knew Tik-tok and Billina, too, and the Scarecrow and Tin Woodman, as well as the Lion and Tiger; so there was a joyful reunion, as you may imagine, and it was fully an hour before the Queen and her train retired to their rooms.
He strutted around rather absurdly as he was introduced to all the famous people assembled in the Throne-Room, and when he learned that Dorothy was a Princess of Oz the Fox King insisted on kneeling at her feet and afterward retired backward--a dangerous thing to do, as he might have stubbed his paw and tumbled over.
It came from the room into which Elizabeth had retired.
I broke from the house angry and disturbed and retired to meditate on some other mode of action.
When he found that the support of the dreaded rifle had robbed his band of the hard-earned advantages, he sullenly retired
amid a shower of missiles, to the secret spot where he had hid his horse, in the mazes of the highest grass.
Fouquet had hardly time to recover himself during the drive; on his arrival he went at once to Aramis, who had not yet retired
for the night.
They all bowed, and retired
by degrees as noiselessly as they had entered.
Informed sources told that the names of railways' former chairman retired
Lt Gen Saeed-uz-Zafar, former general manager retired
Maj Gen Hamid Hasan Butt and former member retired
Brig Akhtar Ali Baig had also been put on the ECL at the request of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
According to the survey, currently retired
Americans cite Social Security (61%), pension plans (36%) or cash or savings accounts (25%) as their top two sources of income in retirement.
investors included in the survey, more than half (52%) say they wish they had started to think about the best age to retire earlier.
West Midlands Police said that 33 officers had retired
while facing investigations during this period.
Farzana Iqbal, DJ shall stand retired
on November 28.