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  • n  an idle slothful person

  • Said Solomon (rhetorically) to the Sluggard: "Go to the ant!" No sluggard, but a scientific inquirer whose researches have not damped his mystical inquisitiveness, Maurice .
  • Proverbs: 6: 9-11 How long will you How long wilt thou He, O sluggard? sleep, O sluggard? When will you rise When wilt thou arise from your sleep? out of thy sleep?.
  • Not that Mondale was a sluggard.
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  • Selected Proverbs: March 30—Do not be a slacker
    I teach a class called Christian worldview. During the class, I teach a brief section titled, “You might be a slacker if. ...” The slacker or sluggard is an important character within the book of Proverbs. The Hebrew term translated “slacker” or “sluggard occurs 14 times.
    March 23, 2014 - Florida Baptist Witness

  • Johnny Cash in Brooklyn Rail
    Cash said as much in an angry, amphetamine-fueled letter to Billboard: "I am fighting no particular cause. If I did, it would soon make me a sluggard. For as times change, I change."

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