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Will the new issues promptly retire when their special task is over?READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The unhappy applicant was naturally obliged to temporarily retire from the game, at all events for that night.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A lineman was sent out to repair it under escort of civil guards, who were forced by the rebels to retire.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
“I understood, Baron, that you had quite made up your mind to retire within a very few weeks,” said David Arden.CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
"Perhaps you will not care to retire, and would rather sit out where the air is best," she suggested.THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
It was there that he longed to retire—to a dainty little hotel of his own with a smart clientèle.THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The elder Mr. Weller drove a coach for twelve months, but, being afflicted with the gout, was compelled to retire.THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Sir Edward Bruce is said to have decided the question by a point-blank refusal to retire.KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The situation was hopeless; the only wise course was to evacuate all garrisons in Germany and retire on the Saale.NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This brief direction to Charley Bates and his recent antagonist to retire, was softly and immediately obeyed.OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS

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