Another observation I must make, to the honour of a diligent application on one hand, and to the disgrace of a slothful
, negligent, idle temper on the other, that when I came to the place, and viewed the several improvements, plantings, and management of the several little colonies, the two men had so far out-gone the three, that there was no comparison.
Seeing which Don Quixote quitted the soft down, and, nowise slothful
, dressed himself in his chamois suit and put on his travelling boots to hide the disaster to his stockings.
I heard of the slothful
Asiatics, of the stupendous genius and mental activity of the Grecians, of the wars and wonderful virtue of the early Romans--of their subsequent degenerating--of the decline of that mighty empire, of chivalry, Christianity, and kings.
The reader will readily anticipate that the savage had succeeded in gaining a dangerous proximity to one of those slothful
sons of Ishmael, who were deputed to watch over the isolated encampment of the travellers.
``A plague on thee, and thy advice!'' said the pious hermit; ``I tell thee, Sir Slothful
Knight, that when I doff my friar's frock, my priesthood, my sanctity, my very Latin, are put off along with it; and when in my green jerkin, I can better kill twenty deer than confess one Christian.''
A civil war, indeed, is like the heat of a fever; but a foreign war is like the heat of exercise, and serveth to keep the body in health; for in a slothful
peace, both courages will effeminate, and manners corrupt.
Philander; this is no time to indulge in slothful
He reproached himself, made good resolutions, and prayed over this fault, but still he remained slothful
The bourgeoisie has disclosed how it came to pass that the brutal display of vigour in the Middle Ages, which Reactionists so much admire, found its fitting complement in the most slothful
There was plausible ground for each of these conjectures; but it must not be concealed that more than one elderly gentleman, the victim of good cheer and slothful
habits, magisterially pronounced the secret of the whole matter to be Dyspepsia!
An unclean person is universally a slothful
one, one who sits by a stove, whom the sun shines on prostrate, who reposes without being fatigued.
On th' other side up rose BELIAL, in act more graceful and humane; A fairer person lost not Heav'n; he seemd For dignity compos'd and high exploit: But all was false and hollow; though his Tongue Dropt Manna, and could make the worse appear The better reason, to perplex and dash Maturest Counsels: for his thoughts were low; To vice industrious, but to Nobler deeds Timorous and slothful
: yet he pleas'd the eare, And with perswasive accent thus began.