Definition of Dolce far niente
1. Noun. Carefree idleness.
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Literary usage of Dolce far niente
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1. The Humbler Poets: A Collection of Newspaper and Periodical Verse, 1870 to 1885 by Slason Thompson (1886)
"dolce far niente. We are designed, it seems to me, To be two happy lazzaroni, On sunshine fed, and macaroni, MY friend, my chum, my trusty crony ! ..."
2. Poems by Ellen Clementine Doran Howarth (1868)
"dolce far niente. "\7"ES, it is pleasant thus to weave the rhyme, As the fit takes us, leaning idly back In cushions soft, forgetting tide and time, ..."