lazy englannista suomeksi
laiska, joutilas, rauhallinen
1610, (w), ''Pope Joane'', in (w), editor, ''The Harleian Miscellany|The Harleian Miscellany: or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts, as well in Manuscript as in Print, Found in the Late Earl of Oxford's Library: Interspersed with Historical, Political, and Critical Notes: With a Table of the Contents, and an Alphabetical Index'', volume IV, London: Printed for Osborne (publisher)|Thomas Osborne, in Gray's Inn|Gray's-Inn, 1744, (w) 5325177; republished as John Maltham, editor, ''The Harleian Miscellany; or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts, as well in Manuscript as in Print, Found in the Late Earl of Oxford's Library, Interspersed with Historical, Political, and Critical Notes'', volume IV, London: Printed for R. Dutton, 1808–1811, (w) 30776079, page 95:
- If there bee any lasie fellow, any that cannot ''away with'' worke, any that would wallow in pleasures, hee is hastie to be priested. And when hee is made one, and has gotten a benefice, he consorts with his neighbour priests, who are altogether given to pleasures; and then both hee, and they, live, not like Christians, but like epicures; drinking, eating, feasting, and revelling, till the cow come home, as the saying is.
Employing evaluation; not calculating results until they are immediately required.
(RQ:Jonson The Sad Shepher)
- The swilland dropsy enter in The lazy cuke , and swell his skin
To laze, act in a lazy manner.
1842, (w), ''Omnibus'', London: Tilt & Bogue, p. 79,https://archive.org/details/georgecruikshan00blangoog
- “Go to sea,” muttered Mr. Unity Peach. “Work for your living—don’t lazy away your time here!”
1884, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Webster, 1885, Chapter 21, p. 183,https://archive.org/details/adventureshuckle00twaiiala
- You’d see a muddy sow and a litter of pigs come lazying along the street and whollop herself right down in the way, where folks had to walk around her (..)
1908, (w), “The Memento” in ''The Voice of the City'', New York: McClure, p. 239,https://archive.org/details/cu31924014400083
- That same afternoon we were lazying around in a boat among the water-lilies at the edge of the bay.
A lazy person.
1874, (w), ''The Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa, from 1865 to his death'', London: John Murray, Volume I, Chapter 7, p. 159,https://archive.org/details/lastjournalsdav00livigoog
- The “lazies” of the party seized the opportunity of remaining behind—wandering, as they said, though all the cross paths were marked.
1898, Jason E. Hammond, “Work and Reward” in ''Suggestive Programs for Special Day Exercises'', Lansing, Michigan: Department of Public Instruction for District Schools, p. ,https://archive.org/details/suggestiveprogra00mich
- The dudes and noodles, cads and snobs, had better move away,
- This busy land can’t spare the room for lazies, such as they,
- To foreign climate let them go and there forever stay.
- Ours is a land for busy workers.
2016, Marta Bausells and Eleni Stefanou, “Meet the Greek writers revolutionising poetry in the age of austerity,” ''(w)'', 11 May, 2016,https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/may/11/meet-the-greek-writers-revolutionising-poetry-austerity
- Which myth of the Greek crisis would you like to debunk? — That the Greeks are a nation of lazies on a permanent vacation; that austerity measures, as they were implemented, were proportionally distributed or worth the sacrifice.
1716, (w), ''(w)'', 2nd edition edited by (w), London: J. Payne, 1756, pp. 49-50,https://archive.org/details/christianmorals01browgoog
- To strenuous minds there is an inquietude in overquietness, and no laboriousness in labour; and to tread a mile after the slow pace of a snail, or the heavy measures of the lazy of Brazilia, were a most tiring pennance, and worse than a race of some furlongs at the Olympicks.