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Lazy Lawrence of Lubberland

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The hero of a popular tale. He served the schoolmaster, the squire’s cook, the farmer, and his own wife, which was accounted high treason in Lubberland. One of Miss Edgeworth’s tales, in the Parentsʹ Assistant, is called Lazy Lawrence.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Lazarists
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Lazarone
Lazarus
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Lazy Man’s Load
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Leach, Leachcraft
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