palmy days


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their high and palmy days had taken boots to themselves, and were already walking off.
It must have been just like the palmy days of the British drama.
Also, of all unbelievable men to be in funds, he so found the town drunkard for whom he had bought many a drink in the old and palmy days.
In its palmy days, under the management of John Douglass, the Standard was a recognized home of realistic melodrama.
Then I found a further reference, by a writer in Reading, Pennsylvania, who said he knew Javan at the peak of his career, in his palmy days, and could vouch for the story, which he had read in an uncredited Philadelphia newspaper.
In its palmy days, it had 12 teachers" on the faculty, "The Oregon Companion" says, but eventually it closed in 1908, perhaps when the original church-state funding agreement must have collapsed, although the book doesn't specify the reason.
However folk- or tribal-infused such a style may be, it does not by any stretch represent an homage to the Birkenstock and granola generation, resisting tired labels like "hippie,'' or "counterculture,'' which in the palmy days of Woodstock served as badges of subversion.
That, however, remains far below the 15,476 workers reported by the biggest companies in the palmy days of 2005.
It will no longer be able to inhabit many of the edifices it built in its palmy days.
In an uncanny foreshadowing of Kinbote's career, the protean Barnabas elsewhere recounts his daring escape from Russia, where he "in the palmy days before the revolution was responsible for a tiny but gilded principality in the wilds of the Siberian steppes" (73).
It was Paradise, and in those palmy days not at all difficult to enter.
On account of the Palmetto, (1) the palmy days of the ordinary newspaper correspondent are over for the present; he cannot expect to hold his own in the face of the War Correspondent, who advances in the columns of his paper red-handed, and who makes his readers to smell the battle afar off as if it were near, and who clothes his pen with thunder, instead of the cheap steed with which his chiefs furnish him to ride afield.