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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Sluggard
 
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep.
        Proverbs, Chap. xxiv. Ver. 33.
  1
Who is he with voice unblest,
That calls me from the bed of rest?
        Gray.—The Descent of Odin, Line 35.
  2
’Tis the voice of the sluggard, I hear him complain:
“You’ve waked me too soon—I must slumber again.”
A little more sleep, and a little more slumber.
        Watts.—The Sluggard. Moral Songs.
  3
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.
        Proverbs, Chap. vi. Ver. 6.
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