lethargic


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I lay there, all the day long, quite coolly and contentedly; with no sense of weariness, with no desire to get up, or get better, or take the air; with no curiosity, or care, or regret, of any sort or degree, saving that I think I can remember, in this universal indifference, having a kind of lazy joy - of fiendish delight, if anything so lethargic can be dignified with the title - in the fact of my wife being too ill to talk to me.
The Roman Empire having worked out its destruction, Mr Boffin next appeared in a cab with Rollin's Ancient History, which valuable work being found to possess lethargic properties, broke down, at about the period when the whole of the army of Alexander the Macedonian (at that time about forty thousand strong) burst into tears simultaneously, on his being taken with a shivering fit after bathing.
It is certain that if the soul had not already quitted this inert, sluggish, lethargic body, it had at least retreated and concealed itself in depths whither the perceptions of the exterior organs no longer penetrated.
Lethargic attitude of officers would not be tolerated, he added.
Furthermore, the weak, soft and lethargic approach of the government towards handling terror acts has been the root cause of the free demonstration of attacks by the terrorists in recent times.
RSPCA inspector Jenny Anderton said: "We received calls about a snake appearing lethargic in the Kinmel Bay area on Friday.
Gamboa Coffee Mix playing-coach Leo Avenido saw his team badly needing a lift, after a lethargic start in its PBA D-League Foundation Cup debut on Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
The owl has had a health check and has no injures, but was lethargic.
I just felt incredibly lethargic and like I couldn't live up to the requirements of being a pop star," he added.
The swan was underweight and lethargic when the RSPCA were alerted to it last month.
Llandovery needed only a point to go top but put in their most lethargic performance of the season.
LETHARGIC Boro paid the price for a sluggish start, admitted Rhys Williams after the battering at Burnley.