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laziness

Laziness

See also Carelessness.
Lechery (See LUST.)
Bailey Junior
nonchalant, inefficient boardinghouse page. [Br. Lit.: Martin Chuzzlewit]
Bailey, Beetle
goldbricking army private. [Comics: Horn, 105–106]
Belacqua
too slothful in life, he repents after death. [Ital. Lit.: Divine Comedy]
Bshyst
demon of sloth. [Zoroastrian Myth.: Leach, 175]
Capp, Andy
deliberately jobless and shirks household duties. [Comics: Horn, 82]
Datchery, Dick
hotel resident with no occupation. [Br. Lit.: Edwin Drood]
Jughead
terminally indolent, save when hunger dictates. [Comics: “Archie” in Horn, 87]
Krebs, Maynard G.
for whom “work” is a four-letter word. [TV: “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” in Terrace, II, 64–66]
Lake of Idleness
whoever drank thereof, grew immediately “faint and weary.” [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
Lazybones
popular song by Hoagy Carmichael (1933). [Am. Music: Kinkle, II, 268]
Lester, Jeeter
hapless sharecropper too lazy to keep his large family from starving. [Am. Lit.: Caldwell Tobacco Road]
Little Boy Blue
asleep under haystack while livestock roam. [Nurs. Rhyme: Mother Goose, 11]
Oblomov
indolent landowner, always in robe and slippers. [Russ. Lit.: Oblomov]
phlegm
humor effecting temperament of sluggishness. [Medieval Physiology: Hall, 130]
sloth
arboreal mammal, always associated with sluggishness. [Zoology: Misc.]
Speed
an “illiterate loiterer”; slow-moving servant. [Br. Lit.: Two Gentlemen of Verona]
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