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Shiftlessness is a fine art with them, they've carried it so far.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
This same poverty and shiftlessness you find among the peasants almost everywhere.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
It cultivates laziness, indecision, shiftlessness, slackness and many other undesirable habits of thought and action.
NUGGETS OF THE NEW THOUGHTWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON,
Labor saves us from the chaos of sloth, the pains of shiftlessness.
TABLETSAMOS BRONSON ALCOTT
Stories were told of her dirt and shiftlessness, of the hens which roosted in her kitchen.
PEMBROKEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
And Nana, between her mother's toil and her father's shiftlessness, ran wild about the streets.
THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS, VOL VIIIARTHUR MEE AND J.A. HAMMERTON, EDS.
I recall one special effort to impress upon her the great misery she was preparing for herself by her shiftlessness.
OUR HOUSEELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
Faculty is the greatest virtue, and shiftlessness the greatest vice, of Yankee man and woman.
Faculty is Yankee for savoir faire, and the opposite virtue to shiftlessness.
It does him no credit to have the flag floating above a home that proclaims his shiftlessness.
THE VITALIZED SCHOOLFRANCIS B. PEARSON

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