At school I knew hima sharp-witted youth, grave, thoughtful, and reserved among his mates; turning the hours of sport and food to labour; starving his body to inform his mind. Scott.The Monastery, Chap. XXXI.
Six hours thou mayst give to sleep; just as many with equity to the laws; four thou shalt pray, and two thou mayst give to feasting; after which the remainder is to be given voluntarily to sacred songs. Coke.On Lit. Book I. Cap. I.; and Sir William Jones.