line of life

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Noun1.line of life - a crease on the palm; its length is said by palmists to indicate how long you will live
crinkle, wrinkle, furrow, crease, seam, line - a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
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and at one and the same instant he left off talking and began drinking; but as at the first sup he perceived it was water he did not care to go on with it, and begged Maritornes to fetch him some wine, which she did with right good will, and paid for it with her own money; for indeed they say of her that, though she was in that line of life, there was some faint and distant resemblance to a Christian about her.
I may here recall a remark formerly made, namely that it might require a long succession of ages to adapt an organism to some new and peculiar line of life, for instance to fly through the air; but that when this had been effected, and a few species had thus acquired a great advantage over other organisms, a comparatively short time would be necessary to produce many divergent forms, which would be able to spread rapidly and widely throughout the world.
Which Pa, having been in the Purser line of life, lies a-bed in a bow-window where he can see the ships sail up and down the river.
She is not in your line of life, and the sooner you know it the better.
Had she not, with a folly which no tongue could express, prevented her marrying the unexceptionable young man who would have made her happy and respectable in the line of life to which she ought to belong all would have been safe; none of this dreadful sequel would have been.
So far he will please his father, and I have promised in the mean time to try and reconcile Vincy to his son's adopting some other line of life.
It seems an odd taste, sir," I ventured to say, "for a man in your line of life.
That's your line of life, sir, and you may take the word of a man who has seen something of the world.
Chickenstalker's partner in the general line, and in the crooked and eccentric line of life, he recognised the former porter of Sir Joseph Bowley; an apoplectic innocent, who had connected himself in Trotty's mind with Mrs.
com)-- All the collected funds were given by Uniastrum Bank to The Line of Life Foundation for treatment of Ilya Gorbunov, born in 1996 in the Bryansk region, who suffers from a grave scoliosis of the spine bone.
Running too fast, too far and for too many years may speed one's progress toward the finish line of life," the paper quotes an editorial written for next month's British journal Heart.
The state of the art outlet will showcase the full line of Life Fitness branded equipments.