|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|A sluggard takes a hundred steps because he would not take one in due time.|| 1|
|At evening the sluggard is busy. German.|| 2|
|Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise. Bible.|| 3|
|Go to the ant, thou sluggard, learn to live|
And by her busy ways reform thine own. Smart.
|He who has a sluggard has a prophet. (He invents excuses such as it is going to rain. etc.) Modern Greek.|| 5|
|Pull up the stones, you sluggard, and break the devils head with them.|| 6|
|Sluggards are never scholars.|| 7|
|The sluggard makes his night till noon.|| 8|
|The sluggards convenient season never comes.|| 9|
|The sluggards guise: loth to go to bed and loth to rise.|| 10|
|Tis the voice of the sluggard; I hear him complain,|
You have waked me too soon, I must slumber again. Watts.
|What better is the house for a sluggard rising early?|| 12|