life office

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n life office life assurance office
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Quotations

  • Eliza Farnham
    Eliza Farnham
    “Each of the arts whose office is to refine, purify, adorn, embellish and grace life is under the patronage of a muse, no god being found worthy to preside over them.”
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert%20H.%20Humphrey
    “A politician never forgets the precarious nature of elective life. We have never established a practice of tenure in public office.”
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose%20Bierce
    “Nominee. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When he first ran for office, he appealed to the voters: I never stole anything in my life. All I ask is a chance.”

Usage

In literature:

I've never been inside a newspaper office in my life.
"Golden Stories" by Various
The mine-owner carried with him back to his office a sense of the futile irony of life.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
We threw it unhesitatingly upon the War Office, which had not equipped us in a manner befitting our new station in life.
"Kitchener's Mob" by James Norman Hall
The officer was afterwards killed, and the great promise of his life was not fulfilled in this world.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
The privilege was conferred on those only who had honourably discharged themselves in their various offices in life.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
To many of them full work and the cares of office seemed a necessity of life.
"Victorian Worthies" by George Henry Blore
But while habit is the veriest tyrant, yet its good offices far exceed the bad even in the most fruitless or depraved life.
"The Mind and Its Education" by George Herbert Betts
This Society embraces every advantage of existing Life Offices, viz.
"Notes and Queries, Number 188, June 4, 1853" by Various
I hate to think of her slavin' her life out in an office.
"The Lovely Lady" by Mary Austin
This Society embraces every advantage of existing Life Offices, viz.
"Notes and Queries, Number 190, June 18, 1853" by Various
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In poetry:

If only Mr. Roosevelt
Knew how officers in the blues felt,
He wouldn’t be so rife
With his Strenuous Life.
"Clerihew – Roosevelt" by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
I thought of this old man whose life was past,
Who in himself and his great office stood
Against the secular tempest as a vast
Oak spans the underwood;
"Ode On The Death Of Pius The Twelfth" by A D Hope
The Beaver's best course was, no doubt, to procure
A second-hand dagger-proof coat—
So the Baker advised it— and next, to insure
Its life in some Office of note:
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
Avaunt, acerbid Brat of Death, that sours
The Milk of Life and blasts the nascent Flowers!
Back to your morbid, mouldering Cairns, and let
Me do my worrying in Office Hours!
"The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám Jr." by Wallace Irwin
Even the sun in heaven can be curbed and chastened at last
By the life in the hearts of men.
And you, great bird, sun-starer, heavy black beak
Can be put out of office as sacrifice bringer.
"Eagle In New Mexico" by D H Lawrence
On the office doors from tier to tier—hundreds of names
and each name standing for a face written across
with a dead child, a passionate lover, a driving
ambition for a million dollar business or a lobster's
ease of life.
"Skyscraper" by Carl Sandburg

In news:

Tickets are on sale Friday at the Colonial Life Arena box office and online.
For many officers it lasts for only a relatively short period of time - a few years, perhaps - and then the career life cycle moves on.
Surveillance video shows the last moments of the officer's life.
Dublin police officers are investigating a workplace accident that claimed the life of a Toys"R"Us employee Wednesday evening.
Fitness is a mainstay in police officer's life.
Downtown post office gets a new lease on life.
CW Whitehair's ' Libby Life' details life of Hispanic Civil War officer.
Benton 'Officer of the Year' Eric Porter is a life saver .
Pictured at the UM Life Science & Technology Park are (l-r) Joe Natoli, UM's chief financial officer.
Benton 'Officer of the Year' Eric Porter is a life saver.
Five Bend PD officers receive life-saving award.
Pinal County Sheriff's Office awards 8 with life saving medals.
On Tuesday morning the Stearns County Sheriff's office honored Kevin Hollingsworth with the notable Citizen Life Saving Award.
Red Cross honors life-saving security officer.
Local law enforcement officers receive Life Saving Award.
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