The early keenness is followed by carelessness, and after a while the game becomes somewhat of a taskmaster.
There the prisoners are at ease together; They hear not the voice of the taskmaster.
He had been awakened by the opening of the dormitory door and by the sound of voices—among them was that of his taskmaster.
The taskmaster does not now interfere with him as he was wont to do when he first arrived.
No taskmaster can then stand over him and wound his pride with harsh words.
But as soon as the taskmaster has departed, even a pretence of work ceases.
We may look upon Him as a taskmaster, or we may look upon Him as a righteous Father.
But when the sun set she claimed her freedom; and her taskmaster did not dare to say her nay.
The sceptic is the taskmaster who constrains the dogmatic reasoner to develop a sound critique of the understanding and reason.
He fled from a taskmaster, not from one who was in any just sense a guardian.