More time was spent in idleness
while standing (p < 0.01) by 3/4 HG animals when compared to the others.
Most prisoners, not really their fault, lead a life of enforced, bored idleness
, where for the majority of them even getting out of bed is voluntary.
It seems that people will opt for idleness
when they're given no reason to be busy, though the choice also means they'll be less happy.
After the obligatory establishing of terms, including the expected, essential exploration of the history of the word "work," Rutter lays out the theoretical underpinnings of social class in England with regard to concepts of "labor" and "idleness
." Rutter explains by way of David Aers that in the medieval period the concept of society involved "the tripartite division into those who pray, those who fight and those who labour to maintain fighters and praysters" (11).
The benefits of idleness
include contemplation, relaxation and reflection, which, in turn, decrease stress, increase idea generation, improve clarity and help resolve issues that may be bothering you.
A statement from the bank's rate setting committee said, 'Considering the monetary easing implemented since January and, on the other hand, the margin of idleness
in economic capacity, among other factors, the committee sees this level of benchmark interest rate as consistent with a scenario for benign inflation.'
The series, entitled Industry and Idleness
, follows Goodchild as he works at his loom, sings at church, marries his master's daughter, and becomes free to practise as a journeyman weaver.
The sheer pace of business in the Emirates, the acutely competitive nature of the work, the exhausting heat, and now the credit crunch, applying huge extra pressures of uncertainty, financial disruption and the daunting prospect of idleness
. A Depression Awareness Week for Dubai seemed timely indeed.
For centuries the English language has been hard at work cataloguing the infinite variety of human idleness
. A glossary of these terms would be not just a boon to writers everywhere, but a critical catalogue of work-ethic subversions.
Studies have shown that obesity, idleness
and too much sugary soda and fruit juice can increase risk of contracting the disease.
I'm worried that she's just a born skiver who's hoping I'll keep her in idleness
. I don't earn enough and I'm not prepared to.
1540) points out to Wit that he should be able to judge how much more worthy a companion she is than Idleness
simply on the grounds of their names (p.
"Despair is a thing of time, a commodity of idleness
In trying to set an example to my two grandsons, do I advocate a life of unproductive idleness
or exhort them to work their fingers to the bone?
of Classics at Trinity College, Dublin) calls "the Greek praise of poverty." Describing at length classical attitudes that esteemed virtues thought to be inspired by poverty, such as industry, honesty, frugality, and temperance, and condemned flaws associated with wealth, such as idleness
, injustice, arrogance, The Greek Praise Of Poverty casts new light on ancient perspectives.