Will it satisfy you if I own that I am a shirker, a skrim-shanker, and a coward?
Grey Bird was not a 'shirker' at any time, but he was surpassing himself on this occasion.
"I'll go out to the stable with Jack," came from Spouter, who was no shirker when it came to doing his share of the work.
There is no place for a shirker or a quitter in a real Unitarian church.
Of course every shirker, every coward and slacker in the country decided at once to be a conscientious objector.
Just as 'patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel,' so fatalism is the last refuge of a shirker.
All unknowingly he made me realize that I had been a bit of a coward and a shirker.
It would have been a condemnation of you if any one of us had been a shirker.
It was a time which put men upon their mettle, and in which no shirker or weakling could hope to have a place of responsibility.
I am a shirker, a man who would be drummed out of any regiment.