We have duties to others and duties to ourselves; and we can shirk neither.
You work till you are tired of it; then you go off and shirk, and call it studying.
And here the demagogue arose and bade her shirk no issue, even the red flag.
I do not court publicity, but I cannot shirk my duty because it entails that.
Sick of life—to tell you the truth; but what would have been ...