In his indolent, rather selfish way, he was much in love with his wife.
And he was also indolent, with the indolence which is so often the secret of good nature.
I also was too indolent--truly, not figuratively; the book was never written.
None but the frivolous or the indolent will say, “I am too old to learn.”
All at once, his mind had become too indolent to do any more ...