go through the motions in a quote

"This is just what I have thought when I have seen slaves at work - they seem to go through the motions of labor without putting strength into them. They keep their powers in reserve for their own use at night, perhaps."

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    • to-do something in a mechanical, unreflective manner, specially…
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