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Google previewIrish National Ballads, Songs and Essays (1848)

by Thomas Davis

Reading to consume time is an honest but weak employment. It is a positive disease with multitudes of people. They crouch in corners, going over novels and biographies at the rate of two volumes a day, when they would have been far Better ...

Google previewLiterary and Historical Essays (1846)

by Thomas Osborne Davis

Reading to consume time is an honest but weak employment. It is a positive disease with multitudes of people. They crouch in corners, going over novels and biographies at the rate of two volumes a day, when they would have been far better ...

Google previewThe Prose and Poetry of Ireland (1877)

A Choice Collection of Literary Gems from the Masterpieces of the Great Irish Writers, with Biographical Sketches by John O'Kane Murray

Reading to consume time is an honest but weak employment. It is a positive disease with multitudes of people. They crouch in corners, going over novels and biographies at the rate of two volumes a day, when they would have been far better ...

Google previewThe Journal of Education for Upper Canada (1853)

Reading to consume time is an honest but weak employment. It is a positive disease with multitudes of people; they crouch in corners, going over novels and biographies at the rate of two volumes a day, when they would have been far better ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy: K-Z (2003)

by Jack Rabin

Unlike events, activities consume time, require personnel, and incur other costs. An example of a simple project, such as the one depicted in Fig. 1, is useful in illustrating the distinction between events and activities in PERT analysis. Presume ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language (1906)

Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea; a Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words, Prepared Under the Supervision of Francis Andrew March ... and Francis Andrew March, Jr by Francis Andrew March

Consume time. To waste time. Continue. To abide for any time indefinitely. Elapse. To slip silently away as time. Employ time.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (2012)

by Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

Activities consume time and resources such as manpower, materials, equipment, funds, and so on, and each activity is represented by the beginning and ending nodes. This means that only one activity can connect two nodes and that the ...

Google previewA New General English Dictionary; Peculiarly Calculated for the Use and Improvement of Such as are Unacquainted with the Learned Languages... To which is Prefixed, a Compendious English Grammar... Together with a Supplement, of the Proper Names of the Most Noted Kingdoms, Provinces... Originally Begun by the Late Reverend Mr. Thomas Dyche..., and Now Finish╩╝d by William Pardon.. (1740)

by Thomas Dyche

to lavish, squander, lay out, or extravagantly consume time, money, &c. also to waste or consume ...

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