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  • The same cause may account for the somewhat slovenly Syriac style.
  • The Pathan, however, is a slovenly cultivator and slow to adopt any new methods which involve increased effort.
  • Large districts still clung to the old common-field system, to the old habits of ploughing with teams of four or eight, and to slovenly methods of cultivation.
  • On the other hand, the rhyme is regularly maintained; although, especially in the later pieces, after a very slovenly fashion.
  • At his death in 1786 he was succeeded by his son Charles, the notorious "Jockey of Norfolk," the big, coarse, generous, slovenly, hard-drinking Whig of whom all the memoirwriters of his age have their anecdotes.
 

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