Solomon had several excellent mottoes for keeping them at their work, such as "Never put off
laying to-day, because you can lay to-morrow," and "In this world there are no second chances," and yet here was Peter gaily putting off and none the worse for it.
"I hope we shall see you at Barton," added her ladyship, "as soon as you can conveniently leave town; and we must put off
the party to Whitwell till you return."
Others there are who die poor and never put off
the workman's coal on weekdays.
So he prays Death to let him stay, offers him gold and riches if he will but put off
the matter until another day.
"My lord," says she, in a graver voice, "you will be pleased to remember, you mentioned this matter to me first; for I would not appear to you in the light of one who is endeavouring to put off
my cousin upon you.
Our mistress had been so much alarmed in the night that the journey was put off
till the afternoon, so James had the morning on hand, and went first to the inn to see about our harness and the carriage, and then to hear more about the fire.
This usage, with some differences we had with a Moor, made us very desirous of leaving this country, but we were still put off
with one pretence or other whenever we asked leave to depart.
Thought boiled in his brain, conjectures abounded, and D'Artagnan was a great drawer of horoscopes; but, with that imperturbable phlegm which does more than genius for the fortune and happiness of men of action, he put off
reflection till the next day, for fear, he said, not to be fresh when he wanted to be so.
Sunday reached the 'Task Force Alpha' declaration before it was put off
at 11:35 a.m.
The most common things that millennials put off
include getting up when the alarm goes off as well as calling parents.
HALF of people are put off
spending time outdoors because it is often too cold and almost as many do not fancy the wet weather, a survey has found.
Bucket Lists are those things you would really like to do but often put off
doing as 'real' life gets in the way.
Pensions specialist Portafina asked the nation which five-minute jobs they put off
most often and why - and if they had lost money as a result.
When looking just at the aesthetics and decoration of a property, an oldfashioned kitchen or bathroom would put off
almost half of renters.
However, if you put off
taking an income from the pension, most schemes will usually increase the amount payable each year - typically around 8% a year.