Clark Gable refused to attempt to do a Southern accent in Gone with the Wind because he couldn't do one well enough; and he had enough respect for Southerners and Margaret Mitchell not to try. So he didn't try and he acted the part--and was succesful in his portrayal of a Southerner via skilled acting.
There is nothing more idiotic than the delivery of some dipsy Hollywood starlett with "You aallll come back," usually directed as a singular verb.
4: to withdraw from one's position or occupation : conclude one's working or professional career
All of the above are from Webster's. All seem to be what one would not desire. Possibly someone might suggest # 1 with the confrontation of danger is not-to-be-desired; but even danger is something that ultimately must be faced (if not it will chase you until it catches you)
The only time Robert E. Lee retired was to prepare a counterattack.
I have had some recent radio interviews on the
subject of retirement. Someone
suggested blogging a bit on the subject. Therefore I thought I’d begin with a
quote or two or three on the subject:
Don't think of retiring from the world until the
world will be sorry that you retire. I hate a fellow whom pride or cowardice or laziness drive into a corner, and who does
nothing when he is there but sit and growl. Let him come out as I do, and bark.
You know you're getting old when you stoop to tie
your shoelaces and wonder what else you could do while you're down there.
In six days God created everything. On the seventh
day he rested. He did not retire.