The same cause may account for the somewhat slovenly Syriac style.
The Pathan, however, is a slovenly cultivator and slow to adopt any new methods which involve increased effort.
At his death in 1786 he was succeeded by his son Charles, the notorious "Jockey of Norfolk," the big, coarse, generous, slovenly, hard-drinking Whig of whom all the memoirwriters of his age have their anecdotes.
Large districts still clung to the old common-field system, to the old habits of ploughing with teams of four or eight, and to slovenly methods of cultivation.
It would be difficult to name a more slovenly, a more worthless edition of any great classic.'