Wealth and indolence and degeneration.
"A Little Girl of Long Ago" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Fat people are good-tempered, but indolent; thin people, full of life, but irascible.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
The Duke was moderately rich, very able, and very indolent.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
One feels that no language is too strong for this indolent young man.
"Broken Bread from an Evangelist's Wallet" by Thomas Champness
He saunters around the room, that wears the aspect of indolent ease rather than business.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
The kings were, however, weak, cruel, and capricious, ignorant, fierce, and indolent.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
There is also the hindrance of mere indolence, and there is the hindrance arising from absorption in the world and its concerns.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
The operation is too formidable for an indolent man, or one that has much other business.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
Right or wrong, they are taken as a sign of indolence, fatigue, or inattention.
"The Armed Forces Officer" by U. S. Department of Defense
Despite her indolence, Ardessa was useful to O'Mally as a social reminder.
"A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays" by Willa Cather
The evils from which men suffer raise savage tribes from their indolence, and by degrees give rise to the growth of civilisation.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
But indolence and usefulness are the opposites of each other; whereas indolence and vice are closely allied.
"Thoughts on Missions" by Sheldon Dibble
He who cannot resist his indolent propensities, had best avoid this occasion of temptation.
"Hints on Extemporaneous Preaching" by Henry Ware
He was one of those indolent boys, with plenty of talent, if they only care to exercise it.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
Every thing has been long sinking into ruin, through mere indolence.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847" by Various
If they are hospitable, they are also indolent, and pass their time in gambling and smoking.
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
A kind of indolent irony sat easily upon the swarthy face crowned with a black sleek head of hair.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
His indolence, his triviality, his worldliness become her own.
"Modern Women and What is Said of Them" by Anonymous
The men were standing on the veranda, gathered round the bench on which Sunny Oak was still resting his indolent body.
"The Twins of Suffering Creek" by Ridgwell Cullum
Are we to live in indolence?
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther
Or if the Sun in flaming Leo ride,
By shady Rivers indolently stray,
And with my Delia, walking Side by Side,
Hear how they murmur, as they glide away.
"Elegy XIII" by James Hammond
It was a stallion, trampling the skies
To rags of lightning with his glittering shoes.
It was a childish god with lazy eyes,
It was an indolent and reckless Muse.
"The Golden Corpse" by Stephen Vincent Benet
Now the sleek courtier, indolent and vain,
Throned in the splendid carriage, glides supine,
To taint his virtue with a foreign stain,
Or at a favourite board his faith resign.
"Elegy XXI. Taking a View of the Country From His Retirement" by William Shenstone
Behave not there with listless indolence,
But do thy work, whilst life endures, with care:
For cursed is the man, who void of sense
Performs God's work without respect or fear.
"Things, Which A Person Ought To Meditate Upon, On The Lord's-Day," by Rees Prichard
But we through indolence grow weak.
Our warders, fed with power so long,
Become at last our lords indeed.
We vainly threaten, vainly seek
To move their ruth. The bars are strong.
We dash against them till we bleed.
"Lost Liberty" by Robert Fuller Murray
I THINK it better that in times like these
A poet's mouth be silent, for in truth
We have no gift to set a statesman right;
He has had enough of meddling who can please
A young girl in the indolence of her youth,
Or an old man upon a winter's night.
"On Being Asked For A War Poem" by William Butler Yeats
Cosmic indolence on the cheap.
It is rich in antioxidants, notably indole-3-carbinol (I-3-C), which research indicates may help protect against cancers and heart disease.
When was the last time you felt indolent .
While I spent much of law school covering up indolent underachievement with the good fortune of having a quick tongue and fluent pen, Judge Kravitz pushed and prodded me to think more deeply and explore more thoroughly.
When winter arrives, the famished grasshopper asks for help, only to be rebuked by the ant for his past indolence.
In Aesop's fable, an ant works all summer to gather food and is asked by an indolent grasshopper to share the food in the winter.
Do-nothing legislators hit the re-election trail, demonstrating how federal tax dollars are truly wasted on payouts to the indolent.
The lure of indolence is palpable, Ted 's effusions endearing.