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Miss Lee taught her French, and heard her read the daily portion of history; but he recommended the books which charmed her leisure hours, he encouraged her taste, and corrected her judgment: he made reading useful by talking to her of what she read, and heightened its attraction by judicious praise.
It would seem very strange, she thought, to have so few things to care for and she wondered how she would fill her time, she whose one problem always had been how to achieve snatches of leisure.
My leisure then, and my old age, would have been devoted, in company with the Empress and during the royal apprenticeship of my son, to leisurely visiting, with our own horses and like a true country couple, every corner of the Empire, receiving complaints, redressing wrongs, and scattering public buildings and benefactions on all sides and everywhere.
The Lion, seeing that the Ass was secured, immediately clutched the Fox, and attacked the Ass at his leisure.
I am leisure, I am travel, wine, a shiny hat, and an unshiny coat.
I have read in books," he wrote, "that it is accounted a great bliss to have Leisure with Honour.
The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and unprofitable leisure, defrauding himself of the experience which alone can make leisure fruitful.
Jones told him, he could never be more at leisure than at present.
The hour hath come for all light-dreading people, the vesper hour and leisure hour, when they do not--"take leisure.
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Recent research has demonstrated that family leisure is associated with several family strengths such as increased satisfaction with family life (Zabriskie & McCormick 2003), increased collective efficacy (Wells, Widmer, & McCoy 2004), and improved family communication (Huff, Widmer, McCoy, & Hill 2003).