And can any be so sottish, as to think all those things the productions of chance?
Where should a man find any one so sottish as would make a doubt which of these to prefer in his choice?
One of these enjoyments is indolence itself,—a sottish, half-drunken indolence.
Our intimacy became the closer, in proportion as we discovered the sottish habits and ignorance of those around us.
Our sottish and idle enthusiasts are to be reproved who call learning but a splendidum peccatum.
Deering's grin was sottish, the fellow was grossly fat, and he fixed his greedy glance on Stannard's note-book.
First rendered reckless by imprisonment—then hopeless—then sottish—and, last of all, from utter despair of freedom, insane!
I will not argue pro et contra, as do the sottish sophisters of this town and other places.
Here there were hungry faces, sottish faces, sickly faces, and an endless pushing and jostling around the costermongers' barrows.
French drunkenness is not so sottish as our beer-and-whiskey-fuddled variety, but it is not pleasant to see, and mars a fair land.