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Often each guild had a 'pageant-house' where it stored its 'properties,' and a pageant-master who trained the actors and imposed substantial fines on members remiss in cooperation.
One man thinks justice consists in paying debts, and has no measure in his abhorrence of another who is very remiss in this duty and makes the creditor wait tediously.
You will easily believe, sir, that such a life as I am now describing must be incompatible with my further progress in learning; and that in proportion as I addicted myself more and more to loose pleasure, I must grow more and more remiss in application to my studies.
It has rendered you so fickle, and so given to change, that your inconstancy has passed into a proverb; for you no sooner set up an idol firmly, than you are sure to pull it down and dash it into fragments: and this, because directly you reward a benefactor, or a public servant, you distrust him, merely because he is rewarded; and immediately apply yourselves to find out, either that you have been too bountiful in your acknowledgments, or he remiss in his deserts.
That he might not be remiss in his part of the engagement, he resolved to wait full two hours, on this third and last night.
I don't think he'll find that I have been very remiss or confused in my way of conducting them; but that's for him to say--whoever he is--not for me.
Therefore,not to be remiss in his duty as a father, he threw a pair of sea-boots at Pleasant, which she ducked to avoid, and then cried, poor thing, using her hair for a pocket-handkerchief.
This week's is all about new motoring laws that the Government has been a bit remiss about publicising.
I WOULD be surprised if any tickets were left at this point, but it would be remiss of me not to mention that tomorrow, former Nicholas Chamberlain schoolboy Peter Doherty takes to the stage at Society.
Jack Clement, the studio engineer on the day four young musicians started an impromptu jam session, said to himself, "I think I'd be remiss not to record this.
I have been rather remiss in my exercise regime lately, and taken the lazy, languid approach to life.
HAVING arrived back in Ireland after attending the TUC Conference in Liverpool courtesy of the RMT trade union, I felt it would be remiss of me not to comment on my visit.