He had a rich abundance of idle time
, but it never hung heavy on his hands, for he interested himself in every new thing that was born into the universe of ideas, and studied it, and experimented upon it at his house.
Although his manners might be unpleasant, he had claims on the indulgence of a young lady, who was at a loss how to employ her idle time
. In the first place, he was a man.
He had had a nice, good, idle time
all the while -- plenty of company -- and the fence had three coats of whitewash on it!
During the service he would first listen to the prayers, trying to attach some meaning to them not discordant with his own views; then feeling that he could not understand and must condemn them, he tried not to listen to them, but to attend to the thoughts, observations, and memories which floated through his brain with extreme vividness during this idle time
of standing in church.
What an idle time
! What an insubstantial, happy, foolish time!
He became cunning; he had idle time
in which to devote himself to thoughts of trickery.
Invited to become Lady Janet's guest (he had passed his holidays as a school-boy under Lady Janet's roof)--free to spend the idle time
of his convalescence from morning to night in Mercy's society--the impression originally produced on him in a French cottage soon strengthened into love.
It left him unsettled, with a legacy of idle time
on his hands, and, in so doing, it let out all the foreign sides of his character, one on the top of another, like rats out of a bag.
Our Well Intervention segment saw continued strong operational performance and high utilization of our intervention vessels, despite lower IRS rental unit utilization and idle time
between projects on our Q4000 vessel.
Operator idle time
and influence are eliminated, giving greater accuracy and repeatability, according to the company.
Also speeding operations is the gantry loader, which quickly loads/ unloads parts, thereby reducing machine idle time