duty call

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duty call

n a duty callein Höflichkeitsbesuch m
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They live at peace with all their fellows, except when duty calls upon them to make war, while we are at peace with none; forever warring among our own kind as well as upon the red men, and even in our own communities the individuals fight amongst themselves.
Lucy went out, visiting with her mother, and as they were only duty calls, I did not go.
To be with you, Bertrade of Montfort," he said boldly, "I would forego any other pleasure, and endure any privation, or face any danger, but there are others who look to me for guidance and my duty calls me away from you.
And mind you, I don't talk to you as a common character, because you have served your country and you know that when duty calls we must obey.
He dismissed the notion that the corps shunned the duty call because of nonpayment of allowance for the previous assignment.
After the presentation, the group was able to see the Children's Air Ambulance set off on a duty call, giving them a chance to see how the service operate.
All parliamentary blocs are responsible [before that date] to rise-up to do their duty call by opting for the best choice of president, " Rifi noted.
Acting on the complaint of a patient attendant against female doctor Samreen for ignoring duty call suspended her and directed the Chief Executive of AMC for the official proceedings.
It's the first active duty call for local reservists since the Persian Gulf War, when more than 31,000 Marine reservists across the country were mobilized.
Mike Bartram, Liverpool The Ultimate Sacrifice IT IS the greatest sacrifice That one alone can give To lose one's life in mortal strife That others may yet live When nations fall and duty calls To those of moral purpose They boldly go to fight the foe For freedom, peace and justice Through the hell of deadly shell And constant firing rattle No higher price is there to pay On scarlet fields of battle But as we gaze at life these days By no means nowhere perfect We nonetheless applaud their quest And pray it all was worth it Jim Finn, Crosby
DUTY CALLS Kennedy Cupcakes launched postcard charity campaign