He had become thoroughly conversant with that unwritten code with which he had been so pleased at Olmutz and according to which an ensign might rank incomparably higher than a general, and according to which what was needed for success in the service was not effort or work, or courage, or perseverance, but only the knowledge of how to get on with those who can grant rewards, and he was himself often surprised at the rapidity of his success and at the inability of others to understand these things.
He wished to put everything concerning the Shiptons in the circular file of his memory and get on with a normal life.
Come on back to New Hampshire and get on with your life and forget about history.
Fred began eating his cereal, with a serving spoon, a sure sign he wanted to accelerate the process and get on with the day's activities.
She even commenced to purr, as if to say, Get on with it, you jerk.
The mistake had been made and she had no choice but to acknowledge it and get on with her life.
It was something she would have to learn to accept - get on with her life.