“From this time forward Professor Conington never roused himself to any intellectual exertion worthy of him. He revised undergraduates’ Latin verses; he wrote one or two articles in reviews on liturgical subjects, and perhaps a short paper or two in his own proper person in the Journal of Philology. Otherwise he abandoned himself to the laziest of all occupation with the classics that, namely, of translating them into English…”
– Mark Pattison, Memoirs (London: Macmillan and Co. 1885) pp. 250-1
We here at Sententiae Antiquae like to indulge ourselves in a certain very gentlemanly amount of laziness.