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In other words, Vandover graduates from Harvard a prototypical Veblenian man of leisure, with no useful skills or productive inclinations, and no worse habit than "a vague distaste for responsibility, and an inclination to shirk disagreeable duties" (19).
Etherege was a courtier and a man of leisure. He wrote plays for pleasure.
Yes, he calls himself an 'international man of leisure' who's toying with one day getting a job 'in journalism, anything like that'.
honeyball also had news of Man Of Leisure, who has twice failed to complete over fences since winning five of his first six races for the stable over hurdles, saying: "he might not be good enough to win a novice hurdle, but he's going to Cheltenham with just an 8lb penalty for five wins.
Man Of Leisure has his second start over fences in the Lynn Davies 40th / Roger Davies Memorial Beginners' Chase at Fontwell.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.30 Hopstrings, 3.00 Man Of Leisure, 3.30 Franklino, 4.00 Five Out Of Five, 4.30 Della Sun, 5.00 Maid Of Silk, 5.30 Sugar Hiccup.
NEWTON ABBOT: 2.10 Rosie Probert, 2.45 Ninfea, 3.20 Akdam, 3.55 Toubab, 4.30 Man Of Leisure, 5.05 Eton Dorney, 5.40 Danandy.
PERTH 6.00 Billfromthebar 6.30 Morning Time 7.00 Toledo Gold WORCESTER 5.50 Cap Elorn 6.20 Captain Kelly 6.50 Keki Buku 7.20 Moscow Me 7.50 Neverownup 8.20 Benefit Of Youth 8.50 Man Of Leisure. YARMOUTH 2.10 Hulcolt 2.40 Music Stop 3.15 Lionheart 3.50 Whipper Snapper 4.25 Magical Rose 5.00 Nafa 5.35 Underwritten.
WORCESTER: 5.50 Cap Elorn, 6.20 Captain Kelly, 6.50 Keki Buku, 7.20 Moscow Me, 7.50 Neverownup, 8.20 Benefit Of Youth, 8.50 Man Of Leisure.
But he couldn't get used to being a man of leisure and stunned colleagues by asking for his old job back six months later.
But what if the Neanderthal in question was a man of leisure with help to do the hunting?