Because then he can earn enough money to keep us all comfortably--us in idle dependence at Chelsea, him in idle independence at Merthyr-Tydfil or wherever one mines.
I say to you, For everyidle word that a man speaks, he shall account for it in the day of judgment.
Then, about the third hour he went out and saw others standing idle in the marketplace.
More out of idle curiosity than anything else, or perhaps again prompted by the guardian angel of Leroy's honour, she waited to see him come out again.
The thought that he had spent the day in idle dalliance, when he might have been with the woman he truly loved--might have basked in the warmth of her presence, even though she would never be his, drove him almost to madness.
In his youth he had studied as an art-student at Munich; but, finally, by his idle and dissolute behaviour, so angered the authorities that he had been compelled to return home.
Much more when His passion is long past and He is reigning in glory must it be displeasing to Him for His friends to be wasting idle tears over the sufferings of His earthly life.
The English journals, while repeating this idle rumor, observed that it was unfounded, and that Paine had not left France.
Nor believe not, human brood, That pursuit of idle dreams fills our whole existence; Lovers' ways are somewhat crude When the night wind dead men's bones rattles with persistence!
The dissatisfied who have separated from our midst with the cry of "freedom" are no less our enemies than the idle nobles who have turned their backs to our walls.
Nor did he languidly resign to idle love-dreams the hours which an immortal spirit claimed for its improvement, and which the social tie bound him to enliven and cheer.
Say, what rewards this idle world imparts, Or fit for searching heads or honest hearts.
I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father disobey'd.
And that I expect no favour on account of my youth, business, want of health, or any such idle excuses.
I am afraid this extreme zeal on both sides is ill-placed; poetry and criticism being by no means the universal concern of the world, but only the affair of idle men who write in their closets, and of idle men who read there.
The world had wanted many an idle song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove?
Paul was not greatly inclined to idlesuperstition as a general thing, but the thrice-repeated saying stuck to him.
He had plenty of society now that he was fit for it, for the fellow-boarders were idle during the day, and spared time to sit and talk with him.
The tawse had hung idle even for Paul for many and many a day.
Paul paid dearly in lassitude, and broken sleep, and loss of appetite, and afterwards in six weeks of idle waiting in poverty, for there was no work or power of thought left in him for the time.
There was one idle and worthless journeyman in the ramshackle office, and one only.
The lonely man smoking his idle pipe at his tent door in the cañon looked back at him across such a distance of time and fate that his inspection of the youth was almost impersonal.
The ineradicable Ayrshire accent shook out in his voice more strongly than common, for he was an idle dreamer, and a man who hated to see pain, and to whom it was an agony to inflict it.
Death sheds a ghastly light upon the idle vagaries of the human heart.
Those that do harm are proud delights, delight in idle roving, and delight in the joys of the feast.
The Master said, A knight in quest of the Way, who is ashamed of bad clothes and bad food, it is idle talking to.
It is idle to look for any improvement under the present system, which can only lead to the diffusion of ignorance and moral degradation, if the wretched population does not altogether disappear under it.
It is idleto talk of contracts or title-deeds where the only real law is the will of some petty despot, whose necessities or interests, direct or indirect, will always overrule all other considerations.
He had not spent an idle moment since he came to his store in the morning, and had so fully passed over the limits within which his resources lay, that little ground yet remained to be broken, and the promise of that was small.
Idle curiosity had more than once led him to visit certain gambling-houses on a mere tour of observation; and, during these visits, he had each time been tempted to try a game or two, in which cases little had been lost or won.
Their conversation was not the idle chatter of other days.
He spoke with a stern, strange decision, entirely foreign to his previous idle love-making.
Over the northern height, Light-- Light and the dawn of a day With nothing for me but a breast Laboured with love's unrest, And the irk of an idle May!
She answered, in the gentlest tone, that "these were idle stories, which they were wrong to believe; tales like these were what caused at once the misery of the people and that of the best of kings.
Of course, in the case of conveying passengers and freight, with the utmost possible expedition, for short distances, it would be idle to expect that either time or energies could be spared for the employment or instruction of the passengers.
How confirmed they are in their idle and vicious habits.
They were first paid simply for being present, idle lookers-on, until they begged with tears to be allowed to work.
It is idle to hope to mend matters by taking the children and bundling them up in barracks.
There is a great deal of idle talk in the world just now about capital, as if capital were the enemy of labour.
London, a good-for-nothing lad, idle and dissolute.
No one can pretend that it was anidle fear of death by starvation which drove this poor fellow to steal.
But it is idlewasting time upon a plea that is only brought forward as an excuse for inaction.
Of course, to such as had for years been leading idle lives, anything like work and exhaustive labour would be very trying and wearisome, and a little patience and coaxing might be required to get them into the way of it.
No idle promenade through fragrant orange-groves and green flowery spaces, waited on by the choral Muses and the rosy Hours: it is a stern pilgrimage through burning sandy solitudes, through regions of thick-ribbed ice.
Like the same spaniel, when convinced that the wounded bird has escaped him, he at length desisted from these idle efforts; and, laying his body along the water, prepared to swim disappointedly to the shore.
It was idle for them to think of escaping through the water.
It would be worse than idle to seek the Solimoes without the means of navigating it; for, even should the stream be reached, it would be one chance in a thousand to get within hail of a passing vessel.
He sat back in the ample chair, such as an elderly ancestor might have revelled in, lit a cigar, and, for some idle minutes, all effort was abandoned in favor of the relaxed dreaming of a brain accustomed to high pressure.
They would indeed have found that it was by no means his habit to spend idle days in the gilded courts of Berlin.
Avoiding his glance, she answered: "The idle life I am leading is a life full of thought.
I have not been as idle as you think during my stay in Bloemfontein.
Have you no longing for the society of others, and is this idle life of yours all that you wish for?
Redhead Sam Sims run a whisky shop in connection with, his tavern, but the point, or landing was the great place of attraction, here idle boatmen were always ready to entertain idle citizens.