We have another name to add that most rarefied group of public-company CEOs in America: the $1 Club.
Birmingham, after all, seems an unlikely breeding ground for so rarefied a creature as the author of In Patagonia.
St. Peter Damian damned her for “excessive delicacy” in preferring such a rarefied implement to her God-given hands.
With that single gesture, he put a human face on this rarefied brand, one that last year boasted €826 million in revenue.
These subtleties are easily missed from the national perspective and, apparently, inside the rarefied air of the NRCC.
The birds had long abandoned us, for in that rarefied air they could not have flown.
It appears to respire as easily in the most rarefied air as on the seashore.
But they soon became used to the rarefied atmosphere, and then Mr. Glassford tilted the rudder still more.
But I will not press this view, which may be too rarefied and lofty for the vulgar mind.
And you will please bear in mind that as yet I am but setting forth, from this rarefied atmosphere, upon my invidious mission.