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It costs but little to live, the idler's life alone is a costly one, and I am not sure that the unproductive consumer is not robbing the community at large.
Here was Arthur left to me at last; and rousing from my despondent apathy, I exerted all my powers to eradicate the weeds that had been fostered in his infant mind, and sow again the good seed they had rendered unproductive.
It still encumbered the south wall with its unproductive branches.
Fundamentally standeth everything still"--that is an appropriate winter doctrine, good cheer for an unproductive period, a great comfort for winter-sleepers and fireside-loungers.
Only during the first days of his stay in Moscow Levin had been struck by the expenditure, strange to one living in the country, unproductive but inevitable, that was expected of him on every side.
193, the Expanded National Greening Program will cover all the remaining unproductive, denuded and degraded forestlands and its period of implementation is extended from 2016 to 2028.
LOUD talkers, ringing phones and unnecessary meetings are making UK workers unproductive and costing businesses PS250m a year, research shows.
Borrowings for unproductive outlays keep pushing Macedonia into a dangerous debt zone, domestic experts say in view of the latest report of the IMF which states that Macedonia's public debt has climbed up to 44.
Mastering the Art of Quitting: Why it Matters in Life, Love, and Work argues that most successful people are able to distance themselves from unproductive goals and create better ones, and it uses the latest research in business and psychology to examine why people persist on futile paths and how to identify and separate from unproductive goals.
His unproductive monopoly of set-plays has become a focus of concerted chuntering.
In a statement to the press on Wednesday, May 1, he said that it is, "Regrettable Kobler has become an unproductive and his attempts to rectify the situation in Iraq are useless, there are human rights violations against prisoners and outside the prisons, and recently we have noted restraints on the media, which is strange.
This collection of writings on institutional entrepreneurship, one of a series, provides preparatory background on the topic and concentrates on the classifications of productive and unproductive entrepreneurship.