Letterblair was a widower, and they dined alone, copiously and slowly, in a dark shabby room hung with yellowing prints of "The Death of Chatham" and "The Coronation of Napoleon." On the sideboard, between fluted Sheraton knife-cases, stood a decanter of Haut Brion, and another of the old Lanning port (the gift of a client), which the wastrel
Tom Lanning had sold off a year or two before his mysterious and discreditable death in San Francisco--an incident less publicly humiliating to the family than the sale of the cellar.
The hard-working man would come to the top, the wastrel
sink to the bottom."
To err is common To all men, but the man who having erred Hugs not his errors, but repents and seeks The cure, is not a wastrel
As the time of his marriage approached, he felt that he had indeed sowed wild oats, and he felt, moreover, what a good thing it would be if he could have but one wild fling more, play the good fellow and the wastrel
one last time, ere he settled down to grey lecture- rooms and sober matrimony.
The men are the wastrels
, the adventure-lovers and gamblers, and in the end it is by their women that they are saved.
You think it strange that I should say so, for you saw me decked with lace and diamonds, in the company of drunkards and wastrels
. Take no notice of that; I know that I have almost ceased to exist.
'To fill my cousin's younger brother's house with wastrels
-' the husband began, as he shouldered his heavy bamboo staff.
CONTRAST the woeful wastrel
of a rich-kid student assaulting a young woman with the outstanding achievement of Micheal Olorode.
Owing in part to the numerous gambling debts incurred by his wastrel
stepson John Payne Todd, Madison died owing money and did not free any of Montpelier's enslaved people.
A haphazard array of evidence implicates Natalie's wastrel
brother Chip (Martin Sensmeier) and her boyfriend Matt (Jon Bernthal).
What begins as a squabbling friendship between the wastrel
Courtland O'Rourke and the defiant, mischief-making Lacey de la Roche matures into a deeply passionate, tempestuous love, fraught with secrets of lethal consequences and sins of omission.
Between courting socialite Gwendolyn and dodging her mother Lady Bracknell, Jack keeps one eye on his wastrel
of a best friend, Algernon, who has also taken the name of Ernest to charm Jack's ward Cecily.