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But this alternately joyous and silent idler, this soldier of no regiment and no detail—was he playing a man's part in the war?
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
And meantime there goes the idler, who began life along with them—by your leave, a different picture.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The references towards the end are to the illustrations in the pages of The Idler.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Beside him sat Robert Bertram, the club idler, slender and languidly elegant.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Weel, time gaed by: and the idler sort commenced to think mair lichtly o' that black business.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
But every idler had his firelock close at hand, and all the time the sentinels on the bastions kept a sharp lookout.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
Every possession rightfully belongs to the productive worker and nothing to the unproductive idler.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
Marten, on the other hand, was an idler, and never hunted at all if he could obtain food by any other means.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
Johnson is religious through and through, but there are passages in the Rambler and Idler dark as starless, moonless midnight.
MORE PAGES FROM A JOURNALMARK RUTHERFORD
Who will plant the grain or the vine, if the field or the vineyard is to be an open pasture, which any idler may waste?
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IDLER

  • beachcomber
  • deadbeat
  • do-nothing
  • fainéant
  • good-for-nothing
  • goof-off
  • idler
  • lazybones
  • loafer
  • lounger
  • malingerer
  • ne'er-do-well
  • no-good
  • shirker
  • slacker
  • slouch
  • slugabed
  • sluggard
  • sponger
  • wanderer
  • waster
  • wastrel
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