It would surely be much more rational if conversation instead of dancing were made the order of the day
We gazed helplessly at the systematic, cold, gray-eyed obstinacy of the Easterly weather, while short rations became the order of the day
, and the pinch of hunger under the breast-bone grew familiar to every sailor in that held-up fleet.
dear Monsieur d'Artagnan, the order of the day
is not to allow any person to remain in this corridor; I am on guard for that particular purpose."
Tikhon knew that neither the son's arrival nor any other unusual event must be allowed to disturb the appointed order of the day
. Prince Andrew apparently knew this as well as Tikhon; he looked at his watch as if to ascertain whether his father's habits had changed since he was at home last, and, having assured himself that they had not, he turned to his wife.
Laughter and excitement were the order of the day
. Trent, with his suddenly pallid face and unseeing eyes, seemed a little out of place in such a scene of pleasure.
The order of the day
had been carefully arranged by a committee.
these are no thoughts for the present times, when muskets, standards, proclamations, and beating of drums are the order of the day
The children of the neighborhood recovered from the awe of the grand carriage which once had visited Martin, and from safe distances they called him "hobo" and "bum." The Silva tribe, however, stanchly defended him, fighting more than one pitched battle for his honor, and black eyes and bloody noses became quite the order of the day
and added to Maria's perplexities and troubles.
Behind the tents the great war-horses, armed at all points, champed and reared, while their masters sat at the doors of their pavilions, with their helmets upon their knees, chatting as to the order of the day
"It is the second in order of the day
's games; and now if you will come with me you may select your pieces."
What's the order of the day
? Is Master Snawley to come along with us?'
"Projects absorbing huge amounts of cash and time are not the order of the day
" Looking further out, BP's Clair South development and Equinor's Rosebank field will require serious investment.