at leisure


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Adv.1.At leisure - in an unhurried way or at one's convenienceat leisure - in an unhurried way or at one's convenience; "read the manual at your leisure"; "he traveled leisurely"
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The constitution of Carthage is now shifting from an aristocracy to an oligarchy, in consequence of an opinion which is favourably entertained by many, who think that the magistrates in the community ought not to be persons of family only, but of fortune also; as it is impossible for those who are in bad circumstances to support the dignity of their office, or to be at leisure to apply to public business.
A most welcome negative followed the last question-- and her alarms now being removed, she was at leisure to feel a great deal of curiosity to see the house herself; and when the subject was revived the next morning, and she was again applied to, could readily answer, and with a proper air of indifference, that she had not really any dislike to the scheme.
Jones told him, he could never be more at leisure than at present.