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    1. No amount of money could have induced him to carry this out for idle curiosity or vanity

    2. doostEr was now down from the wagon and standing on the ground beside it watching, his hand idle on EndsWaving's flank

    3. His tastes were leading Bahkmar toward a belief in an idle son of wealth as time unfolded

    4. The truck would idle for a moment, waiting for traffic to clear or for lights to change, and as the truck moved off I spat oaths of vengeance in my head, while I fought for breath through my clogged nose

    5. He might be getting slices at idle level

    6. "I hardly want to idle away hours sitting on the boat

    7. Well this time the dockmaster was mesmerized as Vatreel aimed the rack toward the shoremen's idle ones, then lifted the whole rack as they glided by and stepped with it, matching his walk along the deck to the drift of the river, til the whole row of bales rolled across and lay resting on their rack while the docksman's chins dropped and he walked half the edge of the deck

    8. There could be a lot of activity in the packet headers alone, with all the data areas of all the other bands standing idle, but occasionally there was activity in what she called the 'data'

    9. and idle dreams of villas and thick voiced women

    10. A small crowd of children and idle onlookers has gathered on the quay to watch the boat as it prepares to sail; I scan their faces wondering if any of them know who I am, half looking for the men who chased me through the streets of Ercolano

    11. 3And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace,

    12. 6And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and says

    13. unto them, why stand ye here all the day idle?

    14. Ava spent a little time in idle gossip with this creepy grey man while Jorma sat there and looked around the room

    15. Contour formed brass balls for feet were fashioned onto the corners as added protection from idle scuffing and a brass locking latch was fitted to the front center

    16. But for the fact that the front door is wide open and there is a black holdall on the threshold of the hallway, the place looks as though it has been standing idle for fifty years

    17. The barn fills with the reek of diesel fumes and he lets the engine idle

    18. This was no idle

    19. what the bible says about idle chatter!' Elizabeth stopped

    20. To himself idle speculation, but in the starship age, speculation that can reach millions in minutes

    21. Perhaps because of Harry's own trailblazing, in attending a British University, perhaps because of the 'educational fever' which had been ignited in the little village; whatever the cause, it seemed that the Council's 'remedy' to address the deleterious effects of the idle youth was at last beginning to have a positive impact on the community

    22. Chef Paul, Paul Nigel—a most diligent bachelor--- was only too glad to fill the idle days tutoring the lad, and Jameson was a quick study, eager and humble with a great admiration for his mentor

    23. Ava knew some idle slink program or rogue soul sneaking around in system space might be trying to hide what it was doing with it

    24. The gentlemen hadn't been completely idle in the interim, they informed the Dining car staff of their party's size, and that they were each quite capable diners

    25. ‘What was her name?’ asked Richard, out of idle

    26. That’s for the idle with nothing better

    27. The idle everywhere consume a great part of it; and, according to the different proportions in which it is annually divided between those two different orders of people, its ordinary or average value must either annually increase or diminish, or continue the same from one year to another

    28. Some workmen, indeed, when they can earn in four days what will maintain them through the week, will be idle the other three

    29. In cheap years it is pretended, workmen are generally more idle, and in dear times more industrious than ordinary

    30. That a little more plenty than ordinary may render some workmen idle, cannot be well doubted; but that it should have this effect upon the greater part, or that men in general should work better when they are ill fed, than when they are well fed, when they are disheartened than when they are in good spirits, when they are frequently sick than when they are generally in good health, seems not very probable

    31. As a man of a civil profession seems awkward in a camp or a garrison, and is even in some danger of being despised there, so does an idle man among men of business

    32. There once lived a poor tailor, who had a son called Aladdin, a lazy, idle boy who would do nothing but play all day long in the streets with other boys like himself

    33. An idle breeze moved filmy ripples now and then

    34. But though this sum cannot be employed at home, it is too valuable to be allowed to lie idle

    35. But the revenue of idle people, considered as a class or order, cannot, in the smallest degree, be increased by those operations of banking

    36. The demand of idle people, therefore, for foreign goods, being the same, or very nearly the same as before, a very small part of the money which, being forced abroad by those operations of banking, is employed in purchasing foreign goods for home consumption, is likely to be employed in purchasing those for their use

    37. But as that coin will not be allowed to lie idle, it must, in one shape or another, be sent abroad, in order to find that profitable employment which it cannot find at home; and this continual exportation of gold and silver, by enhancing the difficulty, must necessarily enhance still farther the expense of the bank, in finding new gold and silver in order to replenish those coffers, which empty themselves so very rapidly

    38. The expense of a great lord feeds generally more idle than industrious people The rich merchant, though with his capital he maintains industrious people only, yet by his expense, that is, by the employment of his revenue, he feeds commonly the very same sort as the great lord

    39. Our ancestors were idle for want of a sufficient encouragement to industry

    40. In those towns which are principally supported by the constant or occasional residence of a court, and in which the inferior ranks of people are chiefly maintained by the spending of revenue, they are in general idle, dissolute, and poor; as at Rome, Versailles, Compeigne, and Fontainbleau

    41. If you except Rouen and Bourdeaux, there is little trade or industry in any of the parliament towns of France; and the inferior ranks of people, being chiefly maintained by the expense of the members of the courts of justice, and of those who come to plead before them, are in general idle and poor

    42. The inhabitants of a large village, it has sometimes been observed, after having made considerable progress in manufactures, have become idle and poor, in consequence of a great lord's having taken up his residence in their neighbourhood

    43. That portion of his revenue which a rich man annually spends, is, in most cases, consumed by idle guests and menial servants, who leave nothing behind them in return for their consumption

    44. If the prodigality of some were not compensated by the frugality of others, the conduct of every prodigal, by feeding the idle with the bread of the industrious, would tend not only to beggar himself, but to impoverish his country

    45. But the money which, by this annual diminution of produce, is annually thrown out of domestic circulation, will not be allowed to lie idle

    46. If he uses it as a stock reserved for immediate consumption, he acts the part of a prodigal, and dissipates, in the maintenance of the idle, what was destined for the support of the industrious

    47. Even among borrowers, therefore, not the people in the world most famous for frugality, the number of the frugal and industrious surpasses considerably that of the prodigal and idle

    48. Speaking of the ideal republic described in the laws of Plato, to maintain 5000 idle men (the number of warriors supposed necessary for its defence), together with their women and servants, would require, he says, a territory of boundless extent and fertility, like the plains of Babylon

    49. Were they ever to be accumulated beyond this quantity, their transportation is so easy, and the loss which attends their lying idle and unemployed so great, that no law could prevent their being immediately sent out of the country

    50. Those goods, too, would not be all matters of mere luxury and expense, to be consumed by idle people, who produce nothing in return for their consumption

    1. idled in the parking lot just south of the school

    2. The chief building inspector and I sat in the restaurant and drank margaritas, looked on, and idled away the time until the paperwork was finished

    3. bein' pesthered by them that has only idled an' wasted their days?"

    4. During tests it idled on without even registering the extra heat from a triple landmine explosion underneath it

    5. found a hydrant, and idled the Caddy

    6. The van idled as the gate slowly rolled

    7. The two sat quietly for a moment as the truck idled while Khevasiah

    8. They smiled and waved, admiring the Batmobile as Bruce idled by, ignoring them

    9. ” In the parking lot, the car still idled, waiting for something

    10. The idled 33 drilling rigs have been operating for years without safety problems and the new rules are just another opportunity for the government to reduce our oil output

    11. Stoically, he suppressed grief as his trained eyes accommodated the darkness and he sidled up to the sulfurous pen, squinting as the satiated boar mouthed the grunts of curiosity and idled towards this newcomer

    12. while the car idled

    13. A blue sedan idled outside the gate while it slowly began to swing open

    14. Camilla idled as they argued

    15. Ursula braked as the farmhouse came into view and idled in the road, indecisive

    16. Things are being single sourced, workers are just-in-time, only needed when production demands labor and idled when the demand decreases

    17. A jet engine? The Gambling City buses idled without a sound

    18. The helicopter idled in front of him

    19. The boat idled in place so as not to leave the swimmer behind

    20. An old pick-up truck idled in the driveway and the smell of exhaust choked him as he made his way through the trees

    21. and I idled across the road into the quieter parts of the

    22. shore, he idled the engine and sat back as an old couple

    23. Where elite rich once idled the time away for hours without a care in the world, drinking only one cup of coffee

    24. Later, once a few glasses had idled their way down our throats, I brought up the subject of Phil

    25. A black humanoid shape, maybe nine feet in height, idled

    26. That holding cell was where he now sat, with one other inmate, a young African-American male who idled on the bunk across from him

    27. The thought of being alone, even for the most private of functions, frightened her almost as much as the dreams themselves, and on more than one occasion Ingrid found herself cursing Nancy from a squatting position in the bushes while Scott idled nearby, telling her not to be too hard on herself, that this newfound weakness would be short-lived

    28. He was nice in his eating, uncertain in his hours; fond of his child, though affecting to slight it; and idled away the mornings at billiards, which ought to have been devoted to business

    29. The engine idled

    30. As the freshman boats approached the stake boats at the starting line, the coaches’ launches fell in behind their respective crews, their inboard engines sputtering and gurgling as they idled, with white exhaust fumes burbling from the water behind them

    31. A boat carrying an announcer and a shortwave-radio transmitter idled behind the line, ready to trail the shells down the course, broadcasting a stroke-by-stroke account of each heat directly to loudspeakers at the finish line, so spectators and reporters could be apprised of the progress of each boat before any of them came into view

    32. There also the family idled while Ellen’s her tall secretary each morning, keeping the accounts of the plantation and listening to quill scratched across her ledgers

    33. The negroes idled about, clearing the animated and groups here and there fell silent

    34. When Tommy accepted her estimate and gave her the order, Scarlett had not taken her departure speedily and meekly but had idled about, talking to Johnnie Gallegher, the foreman of the Irish workers, a hard-bitten little gnome of a man who had a very bad reputation

    35. Scolded and for the most part ignored, Wade Hampton idled miserably about the dining room

    36. In a concrete plaza between two housing-project towers, emergency vehicles idled, screamers off

    37. It idled in the parking lot, hadn’t seen her through the snow

    38. The cage inside is, per usual, tied open with a chain, which you can see only by dint of the headlamp of the Harley somebody’s driven straight through the entryway and idled at the foot of the stairs, facing out, as if, when the moment is right, the Leader will descend like the Last Mahdi to claim it

    39. Romanticism, which has helped to fill some dull blanks with love and knowledge, had not yet penetrated the times with its leaven and entered into everybody's food; it was fermenting still as a distinguishable vigorous enthusiasm in certain long-haired German artists at Rome, and the youth of other nations who worked or idled near them were sometimes caught in the spreading movement

    40. It scooped up a bit of the flesh of God, the blood of the universe, the Hazing thought, the blinding philosophy that set out and mothered a galaxy, that idled and swept planets in their fields and summoned or laid to rest lives and livelihoods

    41. There it would be, the yellow sun, just the size of the Earth sun, and it was warm and continuous, and the rain world of Venus would be forgotten as long as they stayed in that house and idled their time

    42. He picked up the bat in one hand like a toothpick and idled over to the plate and laid the bat on his thick shoulder, smiling along its polished surface toward the stands where the colored women sat with their fresh flowery cream dresses stirring over their legs, which hung down between the seat intervals like crisp new sticks of ginger; their hair was all fancily spun and hung over their ears

    43. It scooped up a bit of the flesh of God, the blood of the universe, the blazing thought, the blinding philosophy that set out and mothered a galaxy, that idled and swept planets in their fields and summoned or laid to rest lives and livelihoods

    44. It was a sweet long time in the deep grass of the garden where they idled most deliciously, sipped huge cupfuls of apple cider with their elbows on crimson silk cushions, their shoes kicked off, their toes bedded in sour dandelions, sweet clover, Mother jumped twice when she heard Monsters roar beyond the forest

    45. But mostly they just idled and watched him with their yellowing eyes

    46. It was a sweet long time in the deep grass of the garden where they idled most deliciously, sipped huge cupfuls of apple cider with their elbows on crimson silk cushions, their shoes kicked off, their toes bedded in sour dandelions, sweet clover

    47. Then the engines started and idled in the darkness

    48. The motorcycles of the police idled along so slowly that the riders had to put out their feet and touch the ground occasionally to keep upright

    1. Sadie idles the engine while Azalea gets out

    2. Your opinions would be based on hard evidence, not just tips whispered over your fence while the lawn mower idles

    3. “He idles about here the whole day long, one can’t get rid of him; and then when he is wanted he does not come

    4. I believe, sir, that more of the Thomas Idles than of any other will enlist under this law, and I sincerely hope they will; for I very much fear that even William Goodchild, after he has gone through the discipline of a camp for five years, will be utterly unfit for any other species of employment

    1. in another one of it’s recalcitrant moods I sat idling away a couple of minutes thinking

    2. He snaps his fingers authoritatively at two workers from the Subcontinent idling about nearby trying not to

    3. Davie can hear the Transit idling

    4. In the distance the tar ladling lorries with their battery of rollers chugged, idling back and forth as a black steaming liquid gushed behind each one

    5. shouted at a group of idling slaves to get the last crates sorted

    6. and others were just idling away, enjoying the ebullience of the

    7. The surreptitious idling around the Chester railway station or

    8. The idling of their engines was the only sound I could hear above the chattering of my teeth

    9. “I know,” he said, carrying me toward the second of the three long black Escalades that were idling on the dirt road

    10. “Well, what do you think?” he bellowed over the idling engine

    11. Just as I was about to head for the restaurant, I spotted Sammy Tolla idling along the dock checking faces

    12. I left it idling while I retrieved Langdon"s Sig Saur from the toilet tank and checked to see that seals of its protective series of zip-lock plastic bags were intact

    13. One of them was idling, with a puff of water vapour and black smoke coming out of the back end intermittently

    14. Her headlights hung on the man as she parked the car in front of him, engine idling

    15. Amelia saw Devin parked, engine idling

    16. congestion had the engine idling

    17. There were a number of smaller aircraft idling either to take off or land

    18. “What? Idling the plant for eight hours a day?” asked Gary

    19. Greg sat calmly, his brain in neutral and waited like a powerful machine with its engine idling

    20. Only the cabin heaters drew energy from the idling reactors

    21. Rose and the remainder of the crew would stand by on the ship with its engines idling in case it needed to escape quickly and leave the others behind

    22. and hurried back to his helicopter whose engine was idling

    23. One reactor was idling producing enough power for the small drain that the life support produced

    24. “If you have an hour, will you not improve that hour, instead of idling it

    25. They eventually passed the idling taxi cabs, bell staff, and concierge to the front desk that was lined with computer monitors

    26. "Dad, it's Mitchell," he said, idling conspicuously in front of the hotel

    27. " They suddenly started for the doors and quickly identified another limo reading 'Island Hop Limousines', idling patiently outside

    28. with motors idling, it wasn’t five seconds when, from out of an alley to the right of us, a two-

    29. Above the noise of the idling engine and whirring rotors, Geoff Collins asked Max for a lift; it was imperative he returned straightaway because he was a diabetic and needed medication

    30. The police van prowled past on the road, idling along in first, sand and stone

    31. engine idling as they twisted back into the dark beyond the rear window

    32. Outside his idling limousine, the museum’s guests waited restlessly in the courtyard beyond the perimeter established by the police escort

    33. He washed his face at the mirrorless kitchen sink, strolled to his idling car, and drove westward

    34. I remained Managing Director of the now quietly idling

    35. He concluded that instead of poisoning their lungs with this disgusting thing and hanging around and idling, they should instead go in for sports, for example, Kung-fu

    36. Houses on either side of the street, some with smoke rising from the chimneys, others with idling cars in their driveways emitting exhaust out of their tailpipes, stood as silent witnesses to the drama unfolding in the street

    37. She approached the idling car, anxious and unexpectedly excited

    38. For the past ten, twenty minutes—had it been longer?—Carl had been sitting in his truck in the unplowed parking lot of the abandoned Chair City Manufacturing building, the engine idling, window rolled down, snow piling up on his arm draped over the door

    39. He bounded over, taking in the line of idling cars

    40. ” I pointed at their eco-hearse idling at the curb

    41. to the car idling in the driveway

    42. For two hours, it sat idling as the

    43. around to the side of the now idling machine

    44. idling car and settled in for the moment

    45. "Into the sun!" exclaimed the Bishop, having for six mortal days observed her from windows horribly idling in it

    46. A train engine was idling just a few feet off the crossing

    47. I looked back to see the back of a hovercraft idling in the front of the mansion

    48. He left it idling

    49. “Yes it is,” said Maguire, still in the car with the motor idling

    50. They arrived at the small airstrip where a large helicopter waited with rotors idling

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    idle tick over laze slug stagnate unused jobless out of work dead loose light baseless groundless unfounded unwarranted wild slothful sluggish indolent inactive unoccupied insignificant trifling unimportant useless worthless vain unavailing wasteful extravagant loaf bum loiter dawdle dally fritter away