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 La’zy.Lazy Lobkin (A). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Lazy Lawrence of Lubberland.
The hero of a popular tale. He served the schoolmaster, the squire’s cook, the farmer, and his own wife, which was accounted high treason in Lubberland. One of Miss Edgeworth’s tales, in the Parents’ Assistant, is called Lazy Lawrence.   1

 La’zy.Lazy Lobkin (A). 

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