The accidents of my life have often afforded me this advantage, but never with more fulness and variety than during my continuance in office.
Not that the Surveyor brought the lesson home to himself, or admitted that he could be so utterly undone, either by continuance in office or ejectment.
Suffice it here to say that a Custom-House officer of long continuance can hardly be a very praiseworthy or respectable personage, for many reasons; one of them, the tenure by which he holds his situation, and another, the very nature of his business, which—though, I trust, an honest one—is of such a sort that he does not share in the united effort of mankind.
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…. son of Arliden, is admitted into the University for the continuance of his education on the forty-third of Caitelyn.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Mr. Dillard, since you’re the one who asked for a speedy trial, I won’t expect to see you back in here asking me for a continuance.