I proved myself a sluggard
on my post during the past night," said Heyward, "and have less need of repose than you, who did more credit to the character of a soldier.
This disposes of the last remnant of his reputation and wholly destroys his main usefulness as a moral agent, since it will make the sluggard
hesitate to go to him any more.
In short, he had hitherto acted the part rather of a spectator than of a party in the tournament, a circumstance which procured him among the spectators the name of Le Noir Faineant, or the Black Sluggard
Stand up and repeat "'TIS THE VOICE OF THE SLUGGARD
,"' said the Gryphon.
At this the marksman seized his gun, took aim, and fired in the direction of the world's end, in order to awaken the sluggard
Then I should have chosen a career for myself, I should have been a sluggard
and a glutton, not a simple one, but, for instance, one with sympathies for everything sublime and beautiful.
And yet, in spite of the killing pace and the stony track, who but the sluggard
or the dolt can hold aloof from the course?
With respect to the pleasures of sense, he ought to do directly contrary to the practice of some tyrants at present; for they do not only continually indulge themselves in them for many days together, but they seem also to desire to have other witnesses of it, that they may wonder at their happiness; whereas he ought really to be moderate in these, and, if not, to appear to others to avoid them-for it is not the sober man who is exposed either to plots or contempt, but the drunkard; not the early riser, but the sluggard
Then he said aloud, "Here I grow fat like a stall-fed ox and all my manliness departeth from me while I become a sluggard
But do you at any rate, always remembering my charge, work, high-born Perses, that Hunger may hate you, and venerable Demeter richly crowned may love you and fill your barn with food; for Hunger is altogether a meet comrade for the sluggard
Tarzan of the Apes waited until the upcut of a wicked tusk would have laid open his thigh, then he moved--just the least bit to one side; but so quickly that lightning was a sluggard
by comparison, and as he moved, he stooped low and with all the great power of his right arm drove the long blade of his father's hunting knife straight into the heart of Horta, the boar.
Ban's a sluggard
alongside of her," Chris affirmed.