“The new index, which is known as the "chained consumer price index" CCPI, typically shows a rate of inflation 0.3 percentage points less than the CPI currently used to adjust benefits.”
“I find the term "workaholic" to be distasteful, because it reminds me of the harried-looking lawyers I recall chained to their desks through nights and weekends during my lawyer days years ago.”
“Not that I ever shall wish, but to know that I am not chained, that is the wonderful thing.”
“In the allegory of the cave (Republic, VII, 514 d) a race of men are described as chained in a fixed position in a cavern, able to look only at the wall in front of them.”
“There was a huge sideboard, for which Kate had brought down from Boston Miss Brandon's own silver which had stood there for so many years, and looked so much more at home and in place than any other possibly could have looked, and Kate also found in the closet the three great decanters with silver labels chained round their necks, which had always been the companions of the tea-service in her aunt's lifetime.”
“ author of the Chronicon Paschale supposes, that Andromeda, whom the poets describe as chained to a rock, and exposed to a sea-monster, was in reality confined in a temple of Neptune, a Petra of another sort.”
“An agunah is a woman "chained" to a husband who is either unwilling or unable to grant her a Jewish divorce.”
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