Day rule


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Day rule (Eng. Law) an order of court (now abolished) allowing a prisoner, under certain circumstances, to go beyond the prison limits for a single day.
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  • Mark Twain
    “Do something every day that you don't want to do. This is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.”
  • John Greenleaf Whittier
    “Oh, for boyhood's painless play, sleep that wakes in laughing day, health that mocks the doctor's rules, knowledge never learned of schools.”
  • Wayne Dyer
    “Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.”


In literature:

In the Home Rule controversy to-day Ulster occupies the place of public interest.
"Against Home Rule (1912)" by Various
But many other rules of the day seem just as ridiculous to a modern reader.
"Woman's Life in Colonial Days" by Carl Holliday
In civil life to-day the most dangerous callings are those which are, as a rule, the most ill paid.
"American Merchant Ships and Sailors" by Willis J. Abbot
And such toleration is the rule to-day.
"Constructive Imperialism" by Viscount Milner
It is the lot of each generation, salutary no doubt, to be ruled by men whose ideas are essentially those of a former day.
"The Interest of America in Sea Power, Present and Future" by A. T. Mahan
The greater Eye ruled the day, and the lesser Eye the night.
"The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians" by E. A. Wallis Budge
I fear me that the days of French rule are numbered.
"French and English" by Evelyn Everett-Green
He followed her to school one day, Which was against the rule.
"Boy Blue and His Friends" by Etta Austin Blaisdell and Mary Frances Blaisdell
The next day Rule Rothsay called early, and asked to see Mr. Rockharrt.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
In these days we are become very much more energetic, we invent rules to suit works and works to suit rules.
"The Physiology of Marriage, Complete" by Honore de Balzac

In poetry:

He went into the School one day,
which was against the rule;
It made the children laugh and play
To see a dog --"
"Fragments from "Under The Lilacs"." by Louisa May Alcott
Dear Martha, one day Mary's lot
Must rule thy hands and eyes;
Thou, all thy household cares forgot,
Must sit as idly wise!
"Martha" by George MacDonald
Once more, my soul, the rising day
Salutes thy waking eyes;
Once more, my voice, thy tribute pay
To him that rules the skies.
"Hymn 6" by Isaac Watts
Learned sage in days gone by,
Scanned thee with prophetic eye,
Said to myriads then unborn
Thou would'st rule on many a throne.
"The Pen" by Mary Weston Fordham
The sun that guides the golden day,
The moon that rules the night,
The starry frame, the milky way,
Thy Husband made for light.
"The Believer's Jointure : Chapter II." by Ralph Erskine
W was a wild Worm,
All day he did nothing but squirm.
They sent him to school,
But he broke every rule,
And left at the end of the term.
"An Alphabet Zoo" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

SRINAGAR, India — Indian forces fought Kashmiri demonstrators in street battles that killed 15 people — including one police officer — in the deadliest day in a summer of violence challenging Indian rule in the disputed territory.
What's the rule on wearing white after Labor Day .
Joseph Matthew Logan from San Luis Obispo wants to know: What's the rule on wearing white after labor day .
A 90-day suspension is the appropriate sanction for a lawyer who pleaded guilty to petit larceny , the DC Court of Appeals has ruled in approving a negotiated sanction.
Judge Judith Secaida ruled that McAfee's detention was illegal, attorney Telesforo Guerra said, adding that the judge also said McAfee should be given 10 days to straighten out his immigration status.
Don't follow the "no white after Labor Day" rule.
New rules on alcohol sale expected to come into force just days before Christmas 2013.
First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days.
I think most people in this day and age would think it's worth considering whether we change the rules so that that baby girl then could become the future monarch .
George Zimmerman, charged with the second-degree murder of an unarmed black teenager, will continue to have 24-hour-a-day electronic monitoring , a Florida judge ruled Tuesday.
A day after coach Mike McCarthy ruled DB Charles Woodson out of the Chicago game Sunday, Woodson was back on the practice field.
AP A rules official holds onto his hat as he talks to unidentified golfers about the suspension of play during day two of the Women's British Open at the Royal Liverpool Golf Course, in Hoylake, England, Friday.
The first three days of any season would rule the weather for that season.
Rainy Day Pay Day Official Rules.
One of my restaurant rules is to avoid opening day.

In science:

Therefore, assuming that the smooth steepening in the light curve at t = 0.45 days is indeed a jet break, the patchy shell model can be ruled out as the source of the variability at t > 1 day.
The Variable Light Curve of GRB 030329: The Case for Refreshed Shocks
Alternatively, the maximum estimated blob energy, 4 × 1041 erg, could be produced in just (for example) 50 days at a luminosity of 0.25L⊙ . M¨urset et al. (1991) derive hot component quiescent luminosities of > 600L⊙ and so we cannot rule out a significant thermonuclear contribution.
A radio jet in the prototypical symbiotic star Z And?
A∗ ∼ 1) can be ruled out (Berger et al. 2003), because the radio emission would die out on a time scale shorter than a day (CL00; Kobayashi & Zhang 2003).
The Diversity of Gamma-Ray Bursts and the Surroundings of Massive Stars
Scene 1: On the first day of your new job, your boss teaches you the Simplex Algorithm with the Steepest-Edge Pivoting Rule.
Paths Beyond Local Search: A Nearly Tight Bound for Randomized Fixed-Point Computation
Given that this system has such a short period, the possibility that this is (or has been) a contact binary cannot be ruled out, but the early spectral types of the components, the current absence of emission features, and the longer than 1 day period suggest that this may in fact be a Beta Lyr type system instead.
Additional Massive Binaries in the Cygnus OB2 Association