Sentence Examples


  • Not only the workmen and the large class of idlers attracted to Paris by the system, but rentiers and government officials, whose incomes were paid in assignats on a scale arbitrarily fixed by the government, saw themselves threatened with actual starvation.
  • What is annually saved is as regularly consumed as what is spent, but by a different set of persons, by productive labourers instead of idlers or unproductive labourers; and the former reproduce with a profit the value of their consumption.
  • Here the local authorities had their offices, justice was administered, traders trafficked, citizens and idlers gathered.
  • While Johnson was busied with his Idlers, his mother, who had accomplished her ninetieth year, died at Lichfield.
  • The feeling described in that fine but gloomy paper which closes the series of his Idlers seemed to grow stronger in him as his last hour drew near.

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