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sloth
used in Jane Eyre

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mental sloth
Definition
laziness (an unwillingness to work or exert oneself)
  • No, Jane, no: this world is not the scene of fruition; do not attempt to make it so: nor of rest; do not turn slothful.
    Chapter 34 (9% in)

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  • He would then say, with a peculiar smile, more solemn than cheerful — "And if I let a gust of wind or a sprinkling of rain turn me aside from these easy tasks, what preparation would such sloth be for the future I propose to myself?"
    Chapter 30 (22% in)

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