Thesaurus / duties


All this will give an idea of the variety of duties of a tea-planter.

I am satisfied now that my duties do not lie here, though the dear creatures here will be a constant motive for work and economy.

Nevertheless he is called to be a "leader," with the responsibilities and duties of a leader.

Highly to her credit, Mrs. Thrale did not omit any part of her own duties to her husband because he forgot his.

I fancy they discharge their duties in voting rather faithfully, though they do not often take part in caucuses or conventions.

Literature and LifeWilliam Dean Howells

The ceremony winds up with a long exhortation, made of quotations from the Epistles, on the duties of husbands and wives.

My Path to AtheismAnnie Besant

Agreeably to his usual practice, he had retired early to bed, leaving the household cares and duties to his helpmate.

Some degree of religion she imagined necessary, and that to perform the duties it required was requisite to our peace.

He seemed tranquil enough now, and as she had other duties to attend to, she gladly availed herself of Paul's offer.

The Hero of Garside SchoolJ. Harwood Panting

They have been here already ten months, receiving instruction in their duties.


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