Thesaurus / retire

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At a quarter past the hour she felt so poorly as to be compelled to retire to her room.

But when quite near they saw that it was a Dutch ship, and consequently began to retire in all haste.

In that case, he, Nubar, would at once resign his position and retire into private life.

Cities of the DawnJ. Ewing Ritchie

In 1779 ill health compelled him to retire from the public arena for a year when he again resumed his legislative duties.

I retire from the field, conscious that there remains behind not only a large harvest, but labourers capable of gathering it in.

A Legend of MontroseSir Walter Scott

He was afterwards allowed to retire to his estates, and remained in seclusion till the French invasion of 1808.

My own conviction is that bishops ought to retire like ambassadors.

The Bishop's ApronW. Somerset Maugham

Conti did not, however, succeed in taking this fortress, and had to retire into Dauphin for his winter quarters.

It is one from which they have no right to retire at discretion.

Strictures on NullificationAlexander Hill Everett

At the theatre they were preparing for a benefit performance for Bressant, who was about to retire from the stage.

My Double LifeSarah Bernhardt

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