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Sample sentences for the GRE study word dilatory

dilatory can be used as a adj

1.O I have been dilatory and dumb. - from Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
2.And wit depends on dilatory time. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.This dilatory sloth and tricks of Rome. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Oh, these bleak winds and bitter northern skies, and impassable roads, and dilatory country surgeon. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5.His letter was soon dispatched for, though dilatory in undertaking business, he was quick in its execution. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
6.His family knew him to be, on all common occasions, a most negligent and dilatory correspondent but at such a time they had hoped for exertion. - from Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
7.The dilatory manner of our journey, the agreeable breaks we had made at different interesting towns had quite restored my beloved wife to all her accustomed health, energy, and lubricity. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous

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