|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|And leave us leisure to be good.|
GrayHymn. Adversity. Sc. 3.
|No blessed leisure for Love or Hope,|
But only time for Grief.
HoodThe Song of the Shirt.
| Retired Leisure,|
That in trim gardens takes his pleasure.
MiltonIl Penseroso. L. 49.
|Mend when thou canst; be better at thy leisure.|
King Lear. Act II. Sc. 4. L. 232.
|Leisure is pain; take off our chariot wheels,|
How heavily we drag the load of life!
Blest leisure is our curse; like that of Cain,
It makes us wander, wander earth around
To fly that tyrant, thought.
YoungNight Thoughts. Night II. L. 125.