Usage examples for retired

  1. Then brother and sister retired for a while, apparently to see after my bedroom, and I was left alone in the bar. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  2. When night fell we retired a mile or two from the river and went into camp. – A Little Union Scout by Joel Chandler Harris
  3. Retired from the public service, 1880. Bib. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  4. The few English able to escape retired to the Tournelles. – Joan of Arc by Ronald Sutherland Gower
  5. It's my opinion it's been daylight all night, for it surely wasn't dark when we retired and we've only been in bed a few minutes. – The Boy Scouts on the Yukon by Ralph Victor
  6. His wife brought them, shook hands with the guests, and retired – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  7. I retired to rest. – Missionary Work Among The Ojebway Indians by Edward Francis Wilson
  8. Peter turned to Leonore, who had retired behind her mother. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  9. She rose from the floor and retired to a distance within the room. – Khaled, A Tale of Arabia by F. Marion Crawford
  10. Isabel had retired and cried herself to sleep. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  11. You have retired on a hot summer night, tired and heavy with sleep. – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  12. The Germans retired to their houses. – Tales by Polish Authors by Various
  13. The Queen turned, and retired as quickly as she had come. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  14. He had been out off with his four regiments by the advance of the Confederate cavalry, and had retired on Sperryville. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  15. They came and took her away; in less than a quarter of an hour afterwards the King retired also, and nearly everybody else. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  16. He has retired from business and is coming out here for his health. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  17. About a fortnight after their marriage Mr. Manley retired from his post of secretary and went to London. – The Loudwater Mystery by Edgar Jepson
  18. You don't look old enough to be retired – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  19. Sister Gabrielle retired immediately after dinner, and the Duchessa was left alone with the two men. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  20. Because the shepherd retired in the evening from his labor, thoughtest thou the flock deserted? – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller