When he had disappeared under the shades of the porch, three or four idlers
, who had followed the cavalcade to the castle, after pointing out the suspended birds to each other, dispersed with comments upon what they saw: and, when they were gone, the street, the place, and the court all remained deserted alike.
There were some famous cherry-trees in our yard, which, as I look back at them, seem to have been in flower or fruit the year round; and in one of them there was a level branch where a boy could sit with a book till his dangling legs went to sleep, or till some idler
or busier boy came to the gate and called him down to play marbles or go swimming.
a serious mouth, a tall figure, thin, or perhaps wasted, like that of a man just recovering from illness, and finally, a bearing that was midway between the indolence of a mere idler
and the thoughtfulness of a busy man.
Across the estuary, near where the whalers lay, was lying the sloop-yacht Idler
After that he wrote many essays in a paper called the Adventurer, and, later still, for two years he wrote for another paper a series of articles called the Idler
Perses, however, who is represented as an idler
and spendthrift, obtained and kept the larger share by bribing the corrupt `lords' who ruled from Thespiae ("Works and Days", 37-39).
He was smoking a cigarette with the seriousness of an idler
With ten dollars a man may, for a few hours, play the wealthy idler
I fear that he will become an idler
unless we yield the point and permit him to enter on the profession which he has selected.
It was in a room in Paper Buildings--a row of goodly tenements, shaded in front by ancient trees, and looking, at the back, upon the Temple Gardens--that this, our idler
, lounged; now taking up again the paper he had laid down a hundred times; now trifling with the fragments of his meal; now pulling forth his golden toothpick, and glancing leisurely about the room, or out at window into the trim garden walks, where a few early loiterers were already pacing to and fro.
Tom kept his ears open when idlers
sauntered out of the court- room, but invariably heard distressing news -- the toils were closing more and more relentlessly around poor Potter.
She produced a visible effect among the idlers
on the beach.