When a manfell into his anecdotage it was a sign for him to retire from the
world. Benjamin, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli Lothair, ch.28.
We are making politics a spectator sport in which our only duty is to
vote somebody into office and then retire to the grandstands.
David Richmond Gergen In US News & World Report,10 May.
want to retire at 50. I want to play cricket in the summer and geriatric
football in the winter, and sing in the choir. Neil Gordon Kinnock In The Times, 28 Jul.
You can't put off being young until you retire, And however you
bank your screw, the money you save Won't in the end buy
you more than a shave. Philip Arthur Larkin 'Money'.
Skill'd to retire, and in retiring draw Hearts after them
tangled in amorous nets. John Milton Paradise Regained, bk.2, l.161^2.
You don't retire in this business.You just notice that the phone has not rung
for ten years. Warren Mitchell In The Guardian, 31 Dec.
When you retireyou go from who's who to who's that. Walter Bigelow Wriston In the NewYorkTimes, 21 Apr.
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