Then was written, in rough bold characters, the words, "Le Noir Faineant".
"Ivanhoe A Romance" by Walter Scott
And thus the Duke's ministry came to be called the Faineants.
"The Prime Minister" by Anthony Trollope
I believe that such an education as our Sam got from the Doctor would have made a slattern and a faineant out of half the boys in England.
"The Recollections of Geoffrey Hamlyn" by Henry Kingsley
They were the Mayors of that Palace; he only le roi faineant.
"Lucretia, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Something for that poor faineant Gillies.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
The last of the Carlovingians, Louis V (le-Faineant), died also at Compiegne in 987.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
Then Aunt Ju took her seat, and was able for the next hour and a half to occupy her arm-chair with gratifying faineant dignity.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope