All unknowingly he made me realize that I had been a bit of a coward and a shirker.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Wretched shirker that I am, whom even Robert's charity despairs of: have I made a friend?
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
No shirkers were to be found in Warsaw.
"Kosciuszko" by Monica Mary Gardner
They were not shirkers, but the picking made their backs tired, and the run through the fields was a welcome change.
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
He certainly deserves a good tip, for he is no shirker.
"Round the Wonderful World" by G. E. Mitton
And he would shoot any shirker who refused to go with him.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
Do you want your husband to be a shirker and quitter?
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
The teachers watched for shirkers more closely, too.
"Ruth Fielding at Briarwood Hall" by Alice B. Emerson
He was degenerating into a shirker, a destroyer, a money-maniac, a complainer of other men's successes.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
The majority of the shirkers should know better, and have their fortunes, meagre as they may be, at stake.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford