high day

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high day

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a day of celebration; festival (esp in the phrase high days and holidays)
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You've heard of the Pusey horn, which King Canute gave to the Puseys of that day, and which the gallant old squire, lately gone to his rest (whom Berkshire freeholders turned out of last Parliament, to their eternal disgrace, for voting according to his conscience), used to bring out on high days, holidays, and bonfire nights.
That was David's best hope of safety; for Jacob knew his mother's guineas; it had been part of their common experience as boys to be allowed to look at these handsome coins, and rattle them in their box on high days and holidays, and among all Jacob's narrow experiences as to money, this was likely to be the most memorable.
The others will do a medium day on a Monday and then the rest of the week will probably be quite high days.
Known for their quality work but new owners needed to ramp this business back up to the high days of over 1MM in annual sales.
Meet the townsfolk as you follow one of the family trails including High Days and Holidays, Fashion Folly and Selfie Points of Interest, which lead you to special places where a small selfie icon is hidden.
It is true that the exploits of Doughty, Bagnold, Burton, Lawrence of Arabia (my only non-political hero) and Glubb evoke memories of "deeds of derring-do" in the high days of Empire, but unfortunately there was no mention of Thesiger - surely an oversight.
Kempton's imposing buildings host a few high days each year.
Planning ahead might be important but speeding through life means you'll miss those important moments that aren't high days and holidays.
She only gets the grin out on high days and holidays by all accounts.
Until the 23rd, the Sun looks at ways to get you out and about into the big wide world with high days and holidays and more than your usual share of good luck as family and friends share some of their own good fortune with you.
High days and holidays - limit fizzy drinks to just special occasions to enhance the special nature of your celebration; | don't undo all the good work and the energy spent after activity with a fizzy drink.
For high days and holidays a DB7 makes much more sense than all those spivved-up Stags, MGBs and TR4s.

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