With eyes up-raised, as one inspired, Pale Melancholy sate retired, And from her wild sequestered seat, In notes by distance made more sweet, Poured thro' the mellow horn her pensive soul.
Here is a man who retired as a head of state and went back to his small village house to live a pension like any other public servant.wole soyinka
retired leisure, that in trim gardens takes his pleasure.john milton
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i'the centre, and enjoy bright day, But he that hides a dark soul, and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the midday sun; Himself is his own dungeon.john milton
As an Englishman does not travel to see Englishmen, I retired to my room.Laurence Sterne
At me you smiled, but unbeguiled I saw the snare, and I retired: The daughter of a hundred Earls, You are not one to be desired.Tennyson
Of course now that I am retired I see it from a totally different perspective, the bad days just don't look so bad to me, and I try to share that with Michael.mario andretti
"Though she leads a retired and contemplative life, she is apt to get low-spirited if left too much alone."anne brontë
A retired physicist reading the Encyclopedia Britannica can do just so much toward securing world peace.brian hayes
I'm retired 99.9%. Of course, there always is that .1%.Michael Jordan
I had a drug problem. I'd go to parties, take a leak, and there was cocaine right there. I was 25 when it started, rich, famous, and retired.Sugar Ray Leonard
Being a retired major looks like an ideal thing to me. What a pity you couldn't eternally have been just a retired major.fernando pessoa
He is in this sense the most original poet now living, and the one whose writings could the least be spared: for they have no substitute elsewhere. The vulgar do not read them; the learned, who see all things through books, do not understand them; the great despise. The fashionable may ridicule them: but the author has created himself an interest in the heart of the retired and lonely student of nature, which can never die.william wordsworth
Politics these days is a disgusting game of mud-slinging, filled with selfish people with selfish aims. I'm very glad I've retired away from the hustle and bustle of Whitehall.munir butt
Engels was always sending Marx money; when he finally retired from the family firm, he made Marx an annuity of £350 several times more than the average family lived on but not enough for Marx, who always adjusted his spending to a level above what his benefactors supplied.karl marx
And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure.john milton
Since I retired to Cold Mountain I’ve lived by eating mountain fruits What is there to worry about? Life passes according to karma The months pass like a flowing stream Days and nights like sparks from flint Heaven and earth endlessly change While I sit happily among these cliffs
With eyes upraised, as one inspired, Pale Melancholy sate retired; And, from her wild, sequester'd seat, In notes by distance made more sweet, Pour'd through the mellow horn her pensive soul.william collins
When all the medical officers have retired for the night, and silence and darkness have settled down upon those miles of prostrate sick, she [Florence Nightingale] may be observed alone, with a little lamp in her hand, making her solitary rounds.
When people asked me in a RV park, "What do you do?" I just said, "I'm a retired state employee from Maine."
For a guy who had retired ostensibly, your comeback represents the greatest event since Satchel Paige.
I am a retired investor living on a pension. I came home to vote in the Presidential election because they wouldn't give me an absentee ballot. Who: Hyman Roth
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