Leisure Sentence Examples
What an abundance of leisure he must have!
His leisure time was given up to natural history, and especially to mineralogy and botany.
His leisure was dedicated to geological researches in the papal states.
Her chief amusement during her leisure hours was sweeping the heavens with a small Newtonian telescope.
There young Parkman spent his leisure hours in collecting eggs, insects and reptiles, trapping squirrels and woodchucks, and shooting birds with arrows.Advertisement
Here he devoted his leisure to his favourite studies.
The effects of a bite by a poisonous snake upon a small mammal or bird are almost instantaneous, preventing its escape; and the snake swallows its victim at its leisure, sometimes hours after it has been killed.
The learned leisure which Gladstone had promised himself when released from official responsibility was not of long duration.
The new post gave him more leisure and the society he needed.
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A period of often interrupted leisure for study followed.
At one time he was secretary to the Chief Rabbi; in 1853 he became tutor in the Rothschild family and enjoyed leisure to produce his commentaries and other works.
He retired for a time to Weimar, where he occupied his leisure in the preparation of his edition of Luther, and in writing the romance Theodor oder die Weihe des Zweiflers (Berlin, 1822), in which he describes the education of an evangelical pastor.
What he mainly wanted was the time, the leisure and the labour, which we have supposed to have been given to the gradual composition of the extant Aristotelian writings.
In his solitude he had ample leisure for forming schemes of missionary enterprise among Persians and Goths, and by his correspondence with the different churches he at once baffled his enemies and gave greater energy to his friends.Advertisement
When twenty years of age he entered the army, becoming lieutenant in a regiment of cavalry, and employing his leisure on mathematical studies.
In 1842 he became an undistinguished but useful successor to Arnold as headmaster of Rugby; and a serious illness in 1848, the first of many, led him to welcome the comparative leisure which followed upon his appointment to the deanery of Carlisle in 1849.
But in central Greece, where, at any rate down to the Persian Wars, politics, domesi_c and foreign, were allengrossing, and left the citizen little leisure for self-cultivation, the need of a higher education had hardly made itself felt.
We may also refer many of his most important treatises in prose, as well as a large portion of his Latin correspondence, to the leisure he enjoyed in this retreat.
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Increasing levels of leisure activity were inversely associated with D-dimer, von Willebrand factor, nephelometric fibrinogen, and viscosity.
But from 1087 his life was one of action and vicissitudes which left him little leisure.
Schiller resolved to devote the leisure of these years to the study of philosophy.
For many aspiring entrepreneurs, there is a clear opportunity in turning a hobby or leisure activity into a small business idea.
I work in a place of scholarship and it does not surprise me in the least that Greek etymology makes this a leisure center.Advertisement
De Vere Hotels is an upmarket, primarily provincial hotel chain targeted at the conference, corporate and leisure markets.
Time at leisure to visit the tranquil island with its unhurried life.
Your well in this case is every enemy in the game (and a few places around the game), and your water is an infinite supply of magic spells to use at your leisure.
The definitions show so much acuteness of thought and command of language, and the passages quoted from poets, divines and philosophers are so skilfully selected, that a leisure hour may always be very agreeably spent in turning over the pages.
Meagre as were the results which the earlier thinkers had obtained, the extinction of philosophy just at the time when the liberal arts became more technical and consequently less available as employments of leisure, threatened to leave a blank in Hellenic life.
What intervals of leisure he enjoyed from the cares of office he filled up with newspapers and the gossip of old cronies.
In 1764 he officiated as a priest in Dundee, but in May 1765 accepted an invitation to live with the earl of Traquair, where, with abundance of leisure and the free use of an adequate library, he made further progress in his favourite biblical studies.
During his leisure he wrote a translation of Ariosto (1781), and Memoires sur la vie de Turgot (1782).
In the intervals of these immense labours, on which his reputation as an astronomer rests, he found leisure for works of a lighter character, e.g.
He was also fond of drawing as an amusement in his leisure hours; and Colerus had seen a sketch-book full of such drawings representing persons of Spinoza's acquaintance, one of them being a likeness of himself in the character of Masaniello.
During his later years of leisure he wrote Twenty Years of Congress (1884-1886), a brilliant historical work in two volumes.
The duties of the post were not heavy, and allowed him leisure for a diligent study of Turkish, Arabic and Persian.
He had, however, what so few contemporary scholars possessed - leisure, and freedom from pecuniary cares.
The jet, illuminated only in one phase of transformation, appears almost perfectly steady, and may be examined at leisure.
He served the Curia in many and important capacities, yet devoted his leisure time to theological and canonistic study.
Nor did he find, like his fellow-worker, Theodore Parker, the leisure to keep up his scholarship and lead in part the life of a student.
He preferred his literary leisure at Vaucluse, at Parma, in the courts of princes, to a post which would have brought him into contact with jealous priors and have reduced him to the position of the servant of a commonwealth.
He appears to have laid even more stress on this point than Aristotle himself, being doubtless led to do so, partly by the heat of controversy and partly by the importance which leisure and freedom from harassing cares naturally assumed to a man of his studious temperament.
On the 13th of April 1436, Arthur took Paris from the English; but he was ill seconded by the king, and hampered by the necessity for leading frequent expeditions against the ecorcheurs; it was not till May 1444 that the armistice of Tours gave him leisure to carry out the reorganization of the army which he had long projected.
The king seemed firmly seated on his throneso much so that in 1395 he had found leisure for a long expedition to Ireland, which none of his ancestors had visited since King Rkhard John.
It would seem that the key to his conduct was that he hated the hard work without which a despotic king cannot hope to assert his personality, and preferred leisure and vicious self-indulgence.
He preferred to be a man of pleasure and leisure, only awaking now and then to perpetrate some act of arbitrary cruelty.
Proceeding afterwards to Emmanuel College, Cambridge, he came under the spell of Sedgwick, and henceforth devoted all his leisure time to geology.
Meanwhile, he solaced his enforced leisure with astronomical studies.
Waugh edited the Sunday Magazine from 1874 to 1896, but he had otherwise little leisure for literary work.
His best songs had stolen into print; a collection was not published till 1809, under the title of Amusements of Leisure Hours.
But the time had gone by when Athenians could have tranquil leisure for domestic reform.
I'd either return later or assault the door at my leisure or perhaps, better yet, let the bitch and child starve to death in lonely darkness.
I miss Frenchie and Joy-Jill and our morning coffee but they've been sent up to Red Mountain Town as the mines there are working through the winter and the men are in need of the leisure the girls are able to provide.
In the next week, a proposed skate park adjacent to the leisure center could be given the go-ahead by the council.
A new leisure complex has been constructed within the last year.
Watching television, then, could indeed be considered a leisure activity.
I feel confident about the leisure sector Ã¢ high disposable incomes will surely sustain activity here.
Episode 6 (14 FEB 91) " Assassin " attendance figures for the Leisure Center are far too low.
Q / Are there any restrictions on using the flumes in the leisure pool?
Unique, award winning restaurant and highly commended wine list, 36 bedrooms and use of leisure club.
Hunting with birds of prey was one of the prime leisure pastimes of the Tudor courts.
During the year there was much preparatory hard work in liaison with Richard Taylor of Leeds Planning Department and Leeds Leisure Services.
Shopping was becoming more of a leisure pursuit by the 1970s.
A new decade emerged which would be marked by excess, leisure suits and the steady thump of disco.
In the preface to the appendix containing the local arithmetic he states that, while devoting all his leisure to the invention of these abbreviations of calculation, and to examining by what methods the toil of calculation might be removed, in addition to the logarithms, rabdologia and promptuary, he had hit upon a certain tabular arithmetic, whereby the more troublesome operations of common arithmetic are performed on an abacus or chess-board, and which may be regarded as an amusement A facsimile of this document is given by Mark Napier in his Memoirs of John Napier (1834), p. 248.
Legacy prices are unbeatable value for money for leisure or business breaks.
Defining leisure Leisure is the free, undirected time in which a person is not working.
One of the chief problems of more leisure time was that villagers in some villages had nothing to do except drink and get drunk.
Call "Dibs" on the Arts & Leisure section and relax.
The more fun sites are usually accessed during leisure time, or in some cases used to procrastinate doing real work.
The famiy member following the raw food diet can embrace his own dietary choices at leisure.
Update the site at your leisure, and family and friends can view the website at their convenience.
Gift options for wedding registries are nearly limitless, from new linens, dishes, and appliances to fun and leisure items for the backyard.
This is great for those who pay for their internet use time and want to browse the items at their leisure.
Today, leisure suits are still an option for men.
For example, the Dreams Mens New Grey Lavender Plaid Casual Leisure Suit is done in a timeless look that consists of a lined jacket done in wool blend and matching pants.
Leisure time is an investment in your well-being, hence your job searching efforts.
All you need to do to save your message when you are finished is to press the "Lock" button and you can replay it at your leisure.
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A medical mastectomy camisole will have two leisure form pads tucked inside an inner pocket where the breasts are located.
This means that you can take your time, look through all of the different available styles, and then purchase at your leisure.
Six months later, the Mondays played their first big gig, supporting New Order at Macclesfield Leisure Centre.
Disco music was already popular, but the movie and accompanying album really turned disco into a full life-style for many music enthusiasts, complete with white leisure suits, sequined dresses and the ever-present glitter ball.
Sometimes, it's enough to have some game options available for guests to participate in at their leisure.
Picard's leisure pursuits are somewhat sedate.
Only required annual SunStar Leisure holiday insurance worldwide to fedex recently gave.
Leisure facilities included billiards, indoor bowling and ice-skating.
This site of a former Victorian brewery in Edinburgh is now occupied by a leisure complex.
There is still far too much abuse of the opt-out clause with workers being forced to sign away their leisure time.
This way you can take some whole branches in to the kitchen and pick the currants at your leisure and with ease.
Befriending service and social and leisure activities including dominoes, pool and a computer room.
Leisure facilities include a fitness gym, a sauna, a beauty salon and a coffee bar diner.
Moray Leisure Center is within easy reach and has squash courts, a swimming pool an ice rink and a state-of-the-art gymnasium.
Or they may try to maximize leisure to pursue some hobby or interest; or some mixture of all these.
The Farnborough Arrows skater hockey team also claim the Farnborough Leisure Center as their home.
I discovered a whole tradition of esteem for leisure as something good, dynamic and wholesome - even holy.
FitPro provides a complete range of fitness services to aerobics instructors, leisure center managers, fitness clubs and all fitness professionals.
Glasgow Harbor Glasgow Harbor is a large-scale mixed-use development containing high quality residential, retail, leisure and commercial facilities.
We supply many residential customers but also have contracts in the commercial, retail, leisure and local authority market sectors throughout Scotland.
This fine hotel & spa leisure Suite stands in one acre of mature grounds A Hotel For ALL Seasons.
They needed and wanted to be synonymous with quality leisure breaks.
David Lloyd leisure Center, one of the best-equipped sports leisure centers in the UK, is next door to our hotel.
In bright sunshine we were able to watch Snowy Sheathbills, Dolphin Gulls, Crested Ducks and Blackish oystercatchers at our leisure.
Not on an island where the local leisure center is virtually the youth parliament.
Creation of a fitness trail and refurbished playground to provide leisure opportunities for people of all ages.
A very stylish multi-million pound Leisure Center is now in business.
The National powerboat Scheme is for those who use small, open powerboats for leisure or work.
Shopping and Leisure Doncaster has great shopping facilities, a vibrant nightlife and an array of leisure and sporting pursuits.
All levels of ability are catered for, from weekend leisure cyclist to experienced racers.
Colin Molton assured the Board that URCs aimed to deliver sustainable urban communities offering residential, commercial and leisure developments in town centers.
M is for... MUSIC Music is a great restorative and popular leisure activity - take it easy on the country music tho.
Central to the Group's strategy is the rapid rollout of the Village Hotels & Leisure Clubs brand.
On 21 May 1998, a Leisure International Airways A320 overran the runway at Ibiza Airport in the Balearic Islands.
I found that some church fathers referred to otium sanctum - holy leisure.
Days 10 & 11 Time at leisure for optional sightseeing, dining around or simply shopping!
B Day 3 Edinburgh at leisure Morning sightseeing shows us Princes Street, the Royal Mile and views the castle.
At this junction there is a brown leisure signpost to Watermouth Castle, 17 miles away.
It also boasts a fully equipped leisure club with gym sauna Steam room solarium and swimming pool.
Village Hotel & Leisure Club Walsall, Walsall Ideal family hotel with 25-metre swimming pool and extensive leisure facilities.
Sport & Leisure 2 freshwater swimming pools (1 heated in winter) and children's pool, outdoor Jacuzzi and table tennis.
Siting leisure uses in town centers can help maintain the vitality of the center.
The newly regenerated waterfront by the Camber is now home to Gunwharf Quays Britain's first world-class shopping and leisure waterfront.
Tameside Leisure Pool Situated at Hyde, the Leisure Pool is a water wonderland for all the family.
But the affairs of Lombardy left him no leisure to persecute a recalcitrant pontiff.
Italian politics; prosperous republics, with plenty of money to spend but no leisure or inclination for camp-life; cautious tyrants, glad of every pretext to emasculate their subjects, and courting popularity by exchanging conscription for taxationall combined to favor the new system.
Still the Great Schism, which now distracted Western Christendom, so enfeebled the papacy, and kept the Roman pontiffs so engaged in ecclesiastical disputes, that they had neither power nor leisure to occupy themselves seriously with their temporal affairs.
From his Stoic teachers he learned to work hard, to deny himself, to avoid listening to slander, to endure misfortunes, never to deviate from his purpose, to be grave without affectation, delicate in correcting others, "not frequently to say to any one, nor to write in a letter, that I have no leisure," nor to excuse the neglect of duties by alleging urgent occupations.
The conversion of the empire gave the members of the Church leisure and opportunities for the cultivation of literary taste, and gradually drew the educated classes within the pale of the Christian society.
Here he lived for two years, using his leisure in preaching in the villages and at Bristol, conduct which brought him into collision with the backward clergy of the district, and led to his being summoned before the chancellor of Worcester (William of Malvern) as a suspected heretic; but he was allowed to depart without receiving censure or giving any undertaking.
At the same time he was removed from his office of cadi, which gave him more leisure for his work.
He had leisure to visit his friends and became especially intimate with David Hume who belonged to the same family as himself.
But the admonition was unheeded, for while unweariedly diligent in business, he was in his intervals of leisure a most assiduous student.
He took advantage of this season of leisure to pay another visit to the United States.
De nugis is a comparatively small book; if it were difficult to find leisure for that, much more would it have been difficult to find the time requisite for the composition of one only of the many long-winded romances which have been fathered on Map. Giraldus Cambrensis, with whom he was on most friendly terms, and who frequently refers to and quotes him, records a speech in which Map contrasted Giraldus' labours with his own, apparently to the disadvantage of the latter, "vos scripta dedistis, et nos verba" - a phrase which has been interpreted as meaning that Map himself had produced no literary work.
The next period is the meridian of his genius, the time of his greatest lyrical inspiration, which he himself associates with the peace and leisure secured to him by his Sabine farm.
In 1526 he returned to Schlettstadt, and devoted himself to a life of learned leisure, enlivened with epistolary and personal intercourse with Erasmus (the printing of whose more important works he personally superintended) and many other scholars of his time.
Its author was willing to be beholden to any one for leisure; but he would be no man's slave.
In the leisure thus gained he wished to "recruit his spirits, range his papers," and prepare some important chemical investigations which he proposed to leave "as a kind of Hermetic legacy to the studious disciples of that art," but of which he did not make known the nature.
On a stormy August night in 1689 150o Iroquois burst in on the village of Lachine near Montreal, butchered 200 of its people, and carried off more than loo to be tortured to death at their leisure.
He devoted his leisure, not only to mathematical and physical science, but to a course of reading in English literature, his bias towards the antique in sentiment and style being strengthened by a perusal of the older classics, among whom Richard Hooker was his favourite author.
His year's enforced leisure he spent in writing indecent stories, coarse polemics, and an autobiography which is described as "a mixture of lies, hypocrisy and self-prostitution."
The final fall of Napoleon in 1815 gave the people of the United Kingdom leisure to think about their possessions at the Ante podes; and in 1817 free settlers commenced to arrive in coy siderable numbers, attracted by the success of Captain Joh i M'Arthur, an officer in the New South Wales Regiment, who had demonstrated that the soil, grass and climate were well adapted for the growth.
Often I found her, when she had a little leisure, sitting in her favourite corner, in a chair whose arms supported the big volume prepared for the blind, and passing her finger slowly over the lines of Moliere's 'Le Medecin Malgre Lui,' chuckling to herself at the comical situations and humorous lines.
The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and unprofitable leisure, defrauding himself of the experience which alone can make leisure fruitful.
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To process multiple selections enter the number of each Offers range cookers from manufacturers such as Belling, Leisure and Baumatic.
The Leisure Center is erected upon reclaimed marshland while William Low 's supermarket is built on a bank of the loch.
Four leisure and two recreation centers are provide personal training sessions, gym facilities, group exercise classes, swimming and health suites.
To write about love, life and leisure also means remembrance of past times.
The court gave the argument short shrift, leaving the tenant to repent at leisure his having acted in haste.
Central to the Group 's strategy is the rapid rollout of the Village Hotels & Leisure Clubs brand.
Importantly, OYS will now supply products to the leisure and commercial powerboat market, complimenting its present strong position in the sailboat market.
In the language of the class struggle, this means the gradual change of power from the sans culottes to the leisure class.
However, being heavily influenced by shrew people 4000 years ago brought a new dimension of leisure.
Days 10 & 11 Time at leisure for optional sightseeing, dining around or simply shopping !
Time at leisure so why not explore the glorious setting on the shores of the Alta River and perhaps have a snowmobile ride?
I have been idly speculating about my life as a lady of leisure.
Don't allow work to spill over into your leisure time.
The company offers leisure, fashion and sportswear for men, women and children from all the major high street chains.
It is negotiating with Michael Grade, who recently stepped down from First Leisure.
Sport & Leisure 2 freshwater swimming pools (1 heated in winter) and children 's pool, outdoor Jacuzzi and table tennis.
Recently the telescopic walking pole, originally designed for mountain trekking, has become popular for general leisure walking.
The newly regenerated waterfront by the Camber is now home to Gunwharf Quays Britain 's first world-class shopping and leisure waterfront.
Ground floor facilities are completed by the ' leisure suite ' which offers a sauna, walk-in shower and separate wc with basin.
Purpose. Many people have a misconception that singles live the good life, partying and spending money at leisure.
Feel free to enjoy them at your leisure.
Web sites can often provide a report in seconds (depending on the site's traffic and the speed of your Internet connection), and you can print it out to examine at your leisure.
Merchant gift cards can be a great way to allow recipients the option to pick their own gifts at their leisure.
If you just post your email address, you can screen potential employers at your leisure and waste much less time on the phone, talking to companies you are not interested in.
The second method offers more flexibility, since you can store the file directly on your computer and read it at your leisure, whether you're connected to the Internet or not.
Bride Couture has an online catalog of discount designer sample gowns for you to peruse at your leisure.
If you're running out of time or want to wait for an event before actually uploading a photo, consider ordering a gift certificate that can be redeemed with the new photo at leisure.
Rife with everything from videos to photographs, these sites have become public diaries for the world to view at their leisure.
Nearly all catalogs are shipped to your home for free, allowing you to shop at your leisure.
We also encourage our students to maintain a balanced life by scheduling time for family and friends, leisure activities, exercise and adequate sleep.
Meanwhile, in Travel + Leisure magazine, the cruise ship was again recognized among the best.
By creating an outdoor leisure living area for your home you not only add a wonderful space for relaxation or entertaining, but you may be adding to your home's value as well.
Alternatively, sales representatives can supply the most recent catalogs to interested buyers to browse at their leisure. lia sophia catalogs can also be viewed online, however an order must be placed with an adivsor.
Thankfully, the fads that disappeared after 1979 included bell-bottoms, leisure suits and pet rocks.
The knit tie went well with both the collegiate look and the leisure clothes that were so popular.
Once a staple in the 70's era of disco, mens leisure suits were a popular choice for men of all ages.
Mens leisure suit consisted of a jacket that resembles a shirt and pants that matched.
The leisure suit required little care and was an inexpensive choice for men.
One of the most popular wearers of the leisure suit was John Travolta.
Made popular in the movie Saturday Night Fever, Travolta showed off his disco moves in a white leisure suit and platform heels.
The leisure suit was associated with the disco era and once that ended so did the popularity of this style of suit.
You may not find mens leisure suits on the racks of your local department store, but that doesn't mean that you need to give up on your search.
Some have vintage suits while others have a modern version of the leisure suit.
Contempo Suits has a wide range of the modern leisure suit.
Dress That Man has a selection of vintage leisure suits straight out of the 70s!
Rusty Zipper has leisure suits in good condition that vary in size and style.
Leisure suits are synomous with the disco era of the 70's.
Once frowned upon and banned from many businesses and establishments, the leisure suit has been given a modern makeover and is now considered an appropriate option for many men to wear.
Many also offer free catalogs so you can shop at your leisure and wait for just the right sale.
The plus size woman who likes to peruse clothing and accessories at her leisure will enjoy shopping from Jessica London catalogs.
Ten percent lycra spandex adds stretch to the cotton making this lace leisure bra so comfortable you will want to wear it all the time.
Trades such as carpentry and welding have as much need for the maximum protection as leisure activities like hunting and fishing.
Many people look at retirement as a new start, with more time for leisure activities and creative pursuits.
The Senior Citizens Club of Drayton Valley is a wonderful place for anyone 55 and over to spend their leisure time socializing and enjoying activities with friends.
In many cases, limited finances may prevent the elderly from staying active, as they may not be able to afford the hobbies or leisure activities of their younger years.
Workers who punch the clock 8-10 hours a day long for the weekends when they can sleep in and do things at their leisure.
People who suffer from sleep deprivation may have a tendency to experience injuries at work and at leisure.
Several companies manufacture Master Blaster style slides, including Aqua Leisure International, Whitewater West Industries, NGBS International, and Biwater Leisure.
The park changed hands again, purchased first by Leisure International, then by Park River Corporation and finally by Ohio businessman Jerry Couch.
They seem to have little to no affect on the game, so buy at your leisure.
You can dive at your own leisure and explore everything how you want to.
I'm not dealing with the FBI, I'm dealing with Daniel Brennan, recent man of leisure.
It looked as if the Deans might have more time to themselves, even if Janet's absence meant they'd spend their leisure changing sheets and cleaning toilets.
This last post left him plenty of leisure, which he used for travelling and cultivating the society of interesting people, a taste which earned him the title of Monsignore Ubique.
When the storm had blown over he returned to London, and employed his leisure in works which were less political in their tone.
Henceforth it was impossible to publish or to utter a word which might offend the despots of church or state; and the Italians had to amuse their leisure with the polite triflings of academics.
Gibbon justly describes it as " a golden volume, not unworthy of the leisure of Plato or Tully, but which claims incomparable merit from the barbarism of the times and the situation of the author."
Owing to the forced abstention from agricultural labour in the winter months the peasants of central Russia, more especially those of the governments of Moscow, Vladimir, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Tver, Smolensk and Ryazan have for centuries carried on a variety of domestic handicrafts during the period of compulsory leisure.
It was not, indeed, until October 1772 that he found himself at last independent, and fairly settled in his house and library, with full leisure and opportunity to set about the composition of the first volume of his history.
In Palestine few could command leisure for meditation; as for opportunities of effective intervention in affairs, they had none, it would seem, once Alexander was dead.
The scanty leisure of his first recess had been devoted to writing his St Andrews rectorial address on higher education and to answering attacks on his criticism of Hamilton; of the second, to annotating in conjunction with Bain and Findlater, his father's Analysis of the Mind.
He then gave a sealed paper to Ayaz, begging him to hand it to the sultan in a leisure moment after 20 days had elapsed, and set off on his travels with no better equipment than his staff and a dervish's cloak.
The freshness, the air of leisure, the enthusiasm of discovery that mark the work of these old writers have lessons for the modern professional zoologist, who at times feels burdened with the accumulated knowledge of a century and a half.
Before taking this step, he had been wont in his enforced leisure to gather the poor children of Bala into his house for instruction, and so thickly did they come that he had to adjourn with them to the chapel.
Whenever the cultivation 'of his estate and the vigorous championship of his Samoan retainers gave him the leisure, Stevenson was during these years almost wholly occupied in writing romances of Scottish life.
On the 6th of November 1766, Lagrange was installed in his new position, with a salary of 6000 francs, ample leisure for scientific research, and royal favour sufficient to secure him respect without exciting envy.
It was during the period 1841-1849, when he had no legal duty, except the self-imposed one of occasionally hearing Scottish appeals in the House of Lords, that the unlucky dream of literary fame troubled Lord Campbell's leisure.'
Their native foes had been crushed by British forces; their liabilities were consolidated into a debt to Great Britain, to be repaid at convenience and leisure - as a matter of fact, not even interest was paid for some time.
These successes, if they retarded Roberts's progress, at least enabled him to rearrange his forces in accordance with the new situation at leisure, and to re-establish his transport, rail and wheeled, and on the 1st of May the main army moved northwards upon the Transvaal capital.
He occupied his leisure by writing a rhymed translation of the Odes of Horace, and preparing an elaborately annotated edition of Butler's Analogy and Sermons.
From that year onwards he was employed as a public preacher at Brescia, Pisa, Venice and Rome; and in his intervals of leisure he mastered Greek and Hebrew.
In 1804 he accepted the post of librarian to Amelia, duchess-dowager of Weimar, which gave him the leisure he desired for the purpose of turning to account the literary and archaeological researches in which he had engaged at Rome.
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He was now driven in upon his books for the employment of a restless temperament; and to this irksomeness of enforced leisure may be ascribed the production of the Principe, the Discorsi, the Arte della guerra, the comedies, and the Historie fiorentine.
In 1882 he resigned his professorship and utilized his thus increased leisure by travelling in Palestine and Egypt, and showed his interest in the Old Catholic movement by visiting Dellinger at Munich.
It was for the most part written laboriously, and polished with unsparing care, line by line, often as he rode from one patient to another, and it occupied the leisure hours of many years.
His three years' stay in Constantinople was wearisome and otherwise disagreeable; the leisure it forced upon him he devoted in part to literary composition.
For many years he devoted his leisure to Greek studies, and in1850-1857he published five volumes of a Critical History of the Language and Literature of Ancient Greece, which, though uncompleted and somewhat antiquated, is still useful.
Here, the times being uneventful and his duties light, he occupied much of his leisure in reading classical and general literature, and acquired those studious habits which clung to him throughout life.
The results of his leisure were in 1787 a new translation of Newton's Optics, and in 1788 his Memoires academiques, ou nouvelles decouvertes sur la lumiere.
Mannyng wrote in the English tongue not for learned but for "lewd" men, "that talys and ryme wyl blethly here," to occupy the leisure hours during which they might otherwise fall into "vylanye, dedly synne or other folye."
Stories were told of its attacking the bison, and it has been reported to carry off the carcase of a wapiti, weighing nearly 1000 lb, for a considerable distance to its den, there to devour it at leisure.
Meeting with an accident while he was wandering on the Palatine, and being detained in Rome, he passed part of his enforced leisure in giving lectures (possibly on Homer, his favourite author), and thus succeeded in arousing among the Romans a taste for the scholarly study of literature.
Other prominent reformers, amongst them Coverdale, sought refuge in Geneva, the town of Calvin and Beza, where they employed their enforced leisure in planning and carrying out a new revision of the Bible.
A position as state official, at first as associate of the academy of sciences and secretary of the academy of arts, afterwards as secretary of the philosophical section of the academy of sciences, gave him ease and leisure.
His university career lasted three years, and on its termination he became a tutor at Toxteth, devoting to astronomical observations his brief intervals of leisure.
At Natick, Massachusetts, whither he travelled on foot, he learned the trade of shoemaker, and during his leisure hours studied much and read with avidity.
The tendency is therefore clearly toward an ultimate higher literacy for females; a natural result where the two sexes enjoy equal facilities of schooling, and the females greater leisure.
Her leisure was occupied with the study of occult and kabbalistic literature, to which she soon added that of the sacred writings of India, through the medium of translations.
All these vicissitudes made him a man of the world, drew him out of the philosophical circle at Athens, and gave him leisure to develop his philosophy.
He was really, as we have seen, a prolific writer from the time when he was a young man under Plato's guidance at Athens; beginning with dialogues in the manner of his master, but afterwards preferring to write didactic works during the prime of his own life between thirty-eight and fifty (347-335-334), and with the further advantage of leisure at Atarneus and Mitylene, in Macedonia and at home in Stagira.
It is far more probable that he was previously composing them at his leisure and in the vigour of manhood, precisely as his contemporary Demosthenes composed all his great speeches except the De Corona before he was fifty.
Shortly afterwards, she retired into a convent and employed her leisure in writing the Alexiad - a history, in Greek, of her father's life and reign (1081-1118), supplementing the historical work of her husband.
Towards the end of the 13th century the directors of the Christian world occupied the throne of St Peter for too short a time to be able to make their personal views prevail or to execute their political projects at leisure after ripe meditation.
His leisure was devoted to scientific pursuits, especially in pneumatics.
During this time he found plentiful leisure to write a series of works on political philosophy, such as the Nouveaux essais de politique et de philosophie (Paris, 1824).
He spent his leisure and his fortune in the search for documents bearing on the old Basque and Bearnese provinces; and the fruits of his studies in the archives of Bayonne, Toulouse, Pau, Perigord and other cities were embodied in forty-five MS. volumes, which were sent by his son Gabriel to Colbert.
He had neither the temperament for original investigation, nor the leisure necessary for the purpose.
He was called to the bar in January 1724, and, as he lacked those brilliant qualities which sometimes command immediate success, he employed his leisure in the compilation of Remarkable Decisions in the Court of Session from 1716 to 1728 (1728).
To these activities he devoted his scanty intervals of leisure.
A man of placid and even phlegmatic temperament, he lived moderately in all things, and sought worldly prosperity only so far as was necessary to give him leisure for his literary work.
In the controversy between Walter Travers and Richard Hooker he interposed by prohibiting the preaching cf the former; and he moreover presented Hooker with the rectory of Boscombe in Wiltshire, in order to afford him more leisure to complete his Ecclesiastical Polity, a work which, however, cannot be said to represent either Whitgift's theological or his ecclesiastical standpoint.
In 1831 Offutt made him clerk of his country store at New Salem, a small and unsuccessful settlement in Menard county; this gave him moments of leisure to devote to self-education.
The circumstances which render necessary the habitual pursuit of wild animals, either as a means of subsistence or for self-defence, generally accompany a phase of human progress distinctly inferior to the pastoral and agricultural stages; resorted to as a recreation, however, the practice of the chase in most cases indicates a considerable degree of civilization, and sometimes ultimately becomes the almost distinctive employment of the classes which are possessed of most leisure and wealth.
His duties were light, and he employed his leisure in the study of philology, mathematics, philosophy, history, political economy, natural science and natural history, for which he made large collections.
Erudition would be tested by the power of writing, at leisure, a dissertation on some subject selected by the examiners or the candidate or, in the case of a teacher, by the delivery of a lecture on the subject.
A study of the scholastic philosophy was then the preliminary training for a course of law, and Luther worked so hard at the prescribed studies that he had little leisure, he said, for classical learning.
In 1846 he married Elisabeth Klein, and his appointment to a professorship in Berlin University in the following August afforded him the leisure necessary for the completion of his work.
About the year 1774 William Herschel, then a teacher of music in Bath, began to occupy his leisure hours with the construction of specula, and finally devoted himself entirely to their construction and use.
His intervals of leisure he devoted to literary work, and especially to the composition of a History of Persia, which was published in two quarto volumes in 1815.
The extant speech was written by Cicero at his leisure.
But Grassmann distinctly states in his preface that he had not had leisure to extend his method to angles in space.
After his death it was leased by Frederick prince of Wales, son of George II., and was purchased about 1789 by George III., who devoted his leisure to its improvement.
On the 30th he was suspended from council and bench, and ordered to employ his leisure in revising certain obnoxious opinions in his reports.
During the leisure of the last years of his long life Slavata composed a vast work entitled Historicke Spisovani (historical works).
During this period his leisure time was devoted to a study of the geology and archaeology of the island.
From his early years he had a great love of books, and he spent his leisure and his wealth in forming the library at Althorp, which in 1703 was described as "the finest in Europe."
After studying at Heidelberg, Bonn and Berlin, he graduated at Kiel in 1847, and in the following year went to France, where he was teacher of German at Laval and at Reims. His leisure was given to Oriental studies, in which he had made great progress in Germany, and in 1852 he joined Fresnel's archaeological expedition to Mesopotamia.
This leisure was occupied in the composition of his remarkable pamphlet, Some Free Thoughts on the Present State of Affairs, which indicates his complete conversion to the bold policy of Bolingbroke.
This peaceful state of the country gave the voivode leisure to promote its internal culture, and in the year of his death he had the satisfaction of seeing the first part of a Walachian Bible issue from the first printingpress of the country, which he had established at Bucharest.
Prison life gave him leisure to write, and during his first imprisonment he wrote, in addition to several tracts and some verse, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners, the narrative of his own religious experience.
During his leisure at Oxford he collected material at the Bodleian and college libraries for his books.
Bogdan, after learning to read and write, a rare accomplishment in those days, entered the Cossack ranks, was dangerously wounded and taken prisoner in his first battle against the Turks, and found leisure during his two years' captivity at Constantinople to acquire the rudiments of Turkish and French.
He had several interviews with the Italian patriot, and persuaded him of the impracticable nature of his plan, thereby obtaining for the government leisure to devise a more reasonable scheme.
Being men of presumed learning and undoubted leisure, many of the class found admission to the houses of the French nobility as tutors or advisers.
His reputation soon widened, and in 1754 he became professor of logic, metaphysics and Greek in the university of Reggio, and in 1760 was translated to Modena, where he continued to teach with great assiduity and success, but devoted his whole leisure to natural science.
Whittier became very sensible of his shortcomings; and when at leisure to devote himself to his art he greatly bettered it, giving much of his later verse all the polish that it required.
The invaders harried Wiltshire and Hampshire at their leisure, and vainly thought that Wessex was at last subdued.
Engaged in wars with each other, Dane and Norseman had no leisure to think of reconquering England.
Being comparatively at leisure after the pacification with France, he resolved to turn his whole attention to the arrangement of a new modus vivendi with the church.
The most astounding instance of his success is that in 1210 he found leisure for a hasty expedition.
Frederick Augustus devoted his leisure hours chiefly to the study of botany.
At Otes he enjoyed for fourteen years as much domestic peace and literary leisure as was consistent with broken health, and sometimes anxious visits to London on public affairs, in which he was still an active adviser.
The emoluments of this office, which involved no duties save that of continuing his scientific labours, were fixed at 1000 scudi; and it was the desire of increased leisure, rather than the promptings of local patriotism, which induced him to accept an offer the original suggestion of which had indeed come from himself.
But they see in him the pioneer of a literary and scientific movement; not merely a great ecclesiastic who patronized learning in his leisure hours, but the first mathematician and physicist of his age.
When he found that his official duties absorbed all his leisure he resigned his post, but continued to give his time to the examination of the MSS.
It is also employed generally as a term of respect in addressing wealthy men of leisure, landowners, &c.
The latter found him a minor post in his department, which left him leisure for his historical work.
He devoted himself with energy to his official duties, and his leisure hours to practical philanthropy.
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The leisure thus afforded he employed in composing various treatises.
His reflections upon scientific, philosophical and religious questions are contained in four addresses upon The Genius of Sir Isaac Newton, The Right Use of Leisure, The Claims of Science and The Social Aspect of Intellectual Culture, which he delivered and printed at different times.
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The majority of schools no longer offer daily physical education classes; and active leisure activities, such as bicycle riding, have been replaced by sedentary activities, such as television watching and playing computer games.
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