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|... get money all lead downward. to have done anything by which you earned |
money merely is to have been truly idle. if the ... pay a genius only for some
service which it is offensive to him to render. even the poetlaureate would rather
not have ...
|"Can you really just drop everything and be an everyday guy? ... Journalists don't |
have much to write about when all you do is hang out with your wife and take the
garbage out once a ... "Been there, done it, Lauren. ... He was just bone idle.
|The effects for other groups are usually less acute—for men nearing retirement |
age, especially if they have received ... Carol I have been on the dole ever since I
left school about a year and a half ago...I get £22 a fortnight, but by the time I give
my Mum some money and have bought something for myself it does not leave
me much. ... be a really good-tempered and friendly chap, but while on the dole
someone just says something I don't like and I'll have a good go to give them a fat
|The Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow By Jerome K. Jerome To the very dear and |
well-beloved Friend of my prosperous and evil days ... my faults, never wants to
Borrow money, and never talks about himself — To the companion Of my idle
hours, the soother of my sorrows, ... But for this, as one may say, public demand, I
perhaps should not have ventured to offer these mere "idle thoughts" of mine as
... I have done a good many things that I ought not to have done, in spite of my
|ERIC IDLE: Denis O'Brien said to John, 'Look, you've got Life of Brian, if you do |
another film, you'll never have to work again.' I think that was Denis playing on
John's fantasy, that one day he'll never have to work again, which John has been
saying ... He's always going to stop work, not do anything this year, not make any
films: 'I'm just going to sit on an island and ... which seemed like a lot of money in
those days, and carte blanche really; we said they couldn't even look at the script!
|... like gold and silver coins. Though their rates of returns have been different, but |
they've been doing really well and returning more money for their investors than
shares have done in the couple of ... As at the time of this writing — November
2010 — the US government just pumped additional billions into the economy and
what that means is that the dollar is losing value. It's living up to its ... As a matter
of fact, savers are actually punished for keeping their money idle. How?
1996 - 1167 pages
|2 Someone who is idle is lazy and does not want to work or do anything: He's just |
an idle layabout, [opposite active, hardworking] 3 Idle is often used to describe
something said or done merely to create a particular impression, rather than
something ... say', and is used before something that explains or makes clearer
what has just been said: They have single-sex halls of residence, i.e. boys in one
and girls in another. ... won't give you the money if you don't tell me what you
want it for.
|I SOUND LIKE a right grump saying that I hate these little beetles but I really have |
a phobia about them. Everything was going great until the summer of 1976. ... I've
never been back to Llandudno either. ... You have your own money and
freedombut allthedomestic jobs are done for you. 3. Just totally fucking bone idle.
|So that in reality, the same sort of division of it is made as if it had been taken |
away from him. ... employed in those pictures are as well maintained as if he had
made them a present of the money, and left them to sit idle. ... Then this money is
generally borrowed by farmers or manufacturers, or merchants, who can make a
profit by it in the way of ... The rich man, therefore, though he appears to have so
much larger a share allotted to him, does not really consume it, but is only the
William Cobbett - 1833
|due time ; and in just the same formal manner, until the whole of the toiling |
people of this country, of matchless industry ... they have been made poor ami
kept poor, in spite of all their care, all their toil, and all their frugality, and, while
the idle and ... The House of Commons have been called " the yuardians of the -
public 'purse ;" they have been said " to hold the ... take out of it what they please ;
and then run about teasing after them to know what they have done with the
money ; and so ...