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indolent
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
lazy; disinclined to work
  • I dab with bare feet, they are lick'd by the indolent waves,
    Book 3 — Song of Myself (45% in)
indolent = slow and lazy
  • Pictures of growing spring and farms and homes, With the Fourth-month eve at sundown, and the gray smoke lucid and bright, With floods of the yellow gold of the gorgeous, indolent, sinking sun, burning, expanding the air, With the fresh sweet herbage under foot, and the pale green leaves of the trees prolific, In the distance the flowing glaze, the breast of the river, with a wind-dapple here and there, With ranging hills on the banks, with many a line against the sky, and shadows, And...
    Book 22 — MEMORIES OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN (35% in)
  • Halcyon Days Not from successful love alone, Nor wealth, nor honor'd middle age, nor victories of politics or war; But as life wanes, and all the turbulent passions calm, As gorgeous, vapory, silent hues cover the evening sky, As softness, fulness, rest, suffuse the frame, like freshier, balmier air, As the days take on a mellower light, and the apple at last hangs really finish'd and indolent-ripe on the tree, Then for the teeming quietest, happiest days of all!
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (11% in)

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