Labour is not only a necessity and a duty, but a blessing: only the idler feels it to be a curse.
Fowell learnt very little at school, and was regarded as a dunce and an idler.
He was like an idler basking in the sun, conscious of nothing but just the warmth and comfort of it.
A likable chap, this Thorpe, but lazy—just an idler—he had concluded.
Garry was now the young Laird, and I was but an idler, a burden on the estate.
Yet Theodore Roosevelt had long since determined not to be an idler.
He was called a worthless fool, a regular drunkard and idler.
Well then, at any rate, you lose three years: for three years you are an idler.
He was smoking a cigarette with the seriousness of an idler.
I lounged up the side aisle like any other idler who has dropped into a church.