The maid most probably thought her mistress bored, and the guest a dullard.
He must be a dullard indeed who fails to understand their symbolism.
Dullard must he be who sees not abundance here to interest him.
With you obtained, I have grown a dullard, and left off dreaming.
The sloth or the dullard was soon taught by his people that he had mistaken his calling.
If he ...