live in an ivory tower
To lead an impractical existence removed from the pressures and troubles of everyday life: “Like most college professors, Clark lives in an ivory tower.”
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France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
That article noted that the F-35 does not currently have the ability to down-link live video to ground troops,.
We were barely into the appetizer when he asked a fairly basic question—where did my family live?
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
And how we want to live our lives in light of those differences.
And that was that if he and his wife were to ever live together again and be happy, the family were to be kept out of it.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
"I don't know whether I am going to like this or not--this coming to live in town," thought the little pig.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
My son,” said Grabantak one evening to Chingatok, “if we are henceforth to live in peace, why not unite and become one nation?The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Their opportunities and earnings are relatively small, and in order to live they must figure closely.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
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