Many of the later compositions even lack religious feeling, and seem to have been written as taskwork.
But he would do nothing as taskwork, and his creative brain loved better to invent than to execute.
That is the appointed time for the daily emigration, and until all the taskwork is done, no straggling whatever is permitted.
After being engaged in his taskwork at the India House, he returned in the evening to amuse his father by playing cribbage.
It's clear I can't do two things at a time—make love and carry on my taskwork.