walk of life


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careers in general

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With that wealth, added to free lodging at one of the best clubs in London, perfect heath, a steadily-diminishing golf handicap, and a host of friends in every walk of life, Bill had felt that it would be absurd not to be happy and contented.
It may seem incredible that a confectioner should have ideas and conversation so much resembling those to be met with in a higher walk of life, but it must be remembered that he had not merely travelled, he had also bow-legs and a sallow, small-featured visage, so that nature herself had stamped him for a fastidious connoisseur of the fair sex.
And in what walk of life, or dance of life, does man ever get such stimulating applause as thunders about him, when, having danced his partner off her feet, and himself too, he finishes by leaping gloriously on the bar-counter, and calling for something to drink, with the chuckle of a million of counterfeit Jim Crows, in one inimitable sound!
I should be inclined to doubt whether they were altogether in that walk of life," he observed.
EVERTON in the Community's Walk of Life claimed its first onfield success last month by winning the inaugural Over-50s Walking Football Festival Cup.
The ordinary man in the street will find his action to be simply disgusting and should not be allowed in any walk of life, let alone on any football field.