I am too classical, not enough up-to-date in the interpretative branches of science, and I can only plead the disadvantages of my education and a temperamental slothfulness
that prevents me from doing the work.
And others are there who call virtue the slothfulness
of their vices; and when once their hatred and jealousy relax the limbs, their "justice" becometh lively and rubbeth its sleepy eyes.
leadership role and allowed their slothfulness
to infect your entire group.
For example, Egerton Ryerson, Chief Superintendent of Schools in Upper Canada, promoted mechanics' institutes and public libraries for adults as a means of rendering individuals unlikely to "sink down into melancholy, slothfulness
or resort to places of sensual and intemperate indulgence for relaxation or pleasure.
Collective constraints on these processes that once existed have been undone by those claiming institutional achievement was economic slothfulness
This would mean ignoring all the vices, misery, ignorance, slothfulness
and follies of the past, and magnifying its virtues, knowledge, happiness, and accomplishments.
seen in these two days are being made up by early discounts and long promotional deals at the start of November that have so long been luring shoppers.
Alberti's ambivalence towards otium is then traced back to Roman and Christian texts where it could have a double connotation of slothfulness
and indolence, but also tranquility, peace, and serenity.
There he cannot indulge his native self-indulgence and slothfulness
without inviting immediate censure.
is nothing to be commended, but the MacMenamins' attitude towards life, expressed most fully in their easiness on the farm and refusal to keep it orderly, recalls that of the Hogan family in 'Foundry House'.
In typical agency relationships, slothfulness
is usually the most significant concern.
the needle]; such a wonderful brightener and consoler; our weapon of defence against slothfulness
, weariness, and sad thoughts; our thrifty helper in poverty, our pleasant friend at all times?