I'm off duty, you know.
Howie was seated at the table while Quinn and Martha performed kitchen duty with eggs and bacon.
Once in a while, I'm off duty and a call comes to someone else but I think the tipster person maybe knows my hours, 'cause it's rare another girl has to answer.
I was resigned it was my duty to explain the situation, with or without Howie's input, but Betsy interrupted before I could begin.
More like my duty position.
Tell your king I will abide by the divine code, but that I have a duty to perform.
I'll agree, if I won't be second rung to your duty or other women.
The base camp housed the emergency response helicopters for Tucson and neighboring sectors and was manned with a skeletal crew of Guardians and one on-duty pilot, a Natural who'd been trained to fly.
The sheriff has a duty to investigate.
I'm mighty glad to see her back on duty after only a half day off!
Fred was back to worrying not only about Martha, but his duty with the reconvening jury after the weekend hiatus.
His duty was beyond question the most important there was: protecting the souls of the dead mortals and dead-dead Immortals.
She'd taken her duty seriously, even if it caused everyone around her to hate her.
I swear it on my duty as Death.
He was on light duty, working only with small animals; and part time.
He had a duty to me but I didn't have to choose him.
You broke the Code out of duty and pushed her to do so out of emotion, which ultimately screwed her.
What was it like to have the duty to protect billions of them?
"It's my duty," he said, eyes returning to the street.
One stupid little human is so much easier to kill than a few billion, and you chose duty instead.
I'd say that's true, but I don't think him capable of walking away from a duty so great.
Sometimes Kris hated being his father.s son and resented Andre.s insistence that he choose duty over all else.
"Kris values the Code and his duty more than he does anything," Jade said with some bitterness.
I.m sworn to protect Toby, and I.ve done my duty in protecting Sasha, who is also my brother, according to the Code and the oaths I swore to my father and the Council!
It's every man's duty to do the best he knows how; and I'm going to do it.
It carried their baggage and was useful to ride in wherever there were good roads, and since it had accompanied them so far in their travels they felt it their duty to preserve it.
But I am sure that it is my duty to stand at my post as long as I live.
It was Carl's duty to sit outside of the king's bedroom and be ready to serve him at any time.
A duty to feed and provide for the poor is taken on by the government more and more as national income rises.
Linger over that phrase: "It is their duty, to throw off such government."
You view it as your duty to protest when people who do not hold to those values gain power.
If it was natural for Helen to ask such questions, it was my duty to answer them.
He agreed with Mr. Anagnos that it was my duty to give others the benefit of my experience.
Being fully aware of my own incompetence to give her any adequate explanations of the mysteries which underlie the names of God, soul, and immortality, I have always felt obliged, by a sense of duty to my pupil, to say as little as possible about spiritual matters.
For many years I was self-appointed inspector of snow-storms and rain-storms, and did my duty faithfully; surveyor, if not of highways, then of forest paths and all across-lot routes, keeping them open, and ravines bridged and passable at all seasons, where the public heel had testified to their utility.
Paley, a common authority with many on moral questions, in his chapter on the "Duty of Submission to Civil Government," resolves all civil obligation into expediency; and he proceeds to say that "so long as the interest of the whole society requires it, that is, so long as the established government cannot be resisted or changed without public inconveniency, it is the will of God... that the established government be obeyed, and no longer....
It is not a man's duty, as a matter of course, to devote himself to the eradication of any, even the most enormous wrong; he may still properly have other concerns to engage him; but it is his duty, at least, to wash his hands of it, and, if he gives it no thought longer, not to give it practically his support.
Listening to the story of the struggle between love and duty, Pierre saw before his eyes every minutest detail of his last meeting with the object of his love at the Sukharev water tower.
Everybody sees that things are going so badly that they cannot be allowed to go on so and that it is the duty of all decent men to counteract it as far as they can.
A sinking man who clutches at another and drowns him; or a hungry mother exhausted by feeding her baby, who steals some food; or a man trained to discipline who on duty at the word of command kills a defenseless man-- seem less guilty, that is, less free and more subject to the law of necessity, to one who knows the circumstances in which these people were placed, and more free to one who does not know that the man was himself drowning, that the mother was hungry, that the soldier was in the ranks, and so on.