wearisome


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so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness

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said Groslow, sighing; "there is something still more wearisome, and that is not to play at all.
Our somewhat wearisome perusal of this startling catalogue of volumes has left behind it a certain personal affection and sympathy, though by no means admiration, for M.
I thought of my fifty-guinea fee, of my wearisome journey, and of the unpleasant night which seemed to be before me.
It would be wearisome to narrate the details of that bloody struggle; of how we fought from the doorway, the full length of the room to the very foot of the throne before the last of my antagonists fell with my blade piercing his heart.
But, each of the party, in his turn, vainly scanned the space around him during that long wearisome day.
I confess all these festivities and fireworks are becoming wearisome.
I confess, however, that I do not think of him as a patriot and a socialist when I read him; he is then purely a poet, whose gift holds me rapt above the world where I have left my troublesome and wearisome self for the time.
I do not wish to force upon you expressions of gratitude which you would only find wearisome.
Kwaque possessed a jews' harp, and, whenever the world of the Makambo and the servitude to the steward grew wearisome, he could transport himself to King William Island by thrusting the primitive instrument between his jaws and fanning weird rhythms from it with his hand, and when he thus crossed space and time, Michael sang-- or howled, rather, though his howl possessed the same soft mellowness as Jerry's.
Before I went to that wearisome meeting, I told my housekeeper that I was going to make a speech about reform.
In the street, as Henry closed the house-door, he was stopped by a passing acquaintance--a wearisome inquisitive man-- doubly unwelcome to him, at that moment.
582-596) But when the artichoke flowers (27), and the chirping grass-hopper sits in a tree and pours down his shrill song continually from under his wings in the season of wearisome heat, then goats are plumpest and wine sweetest; women are most wanton, but men are feeblest, because Sirius parches head and knees and the skin is dry through heat.
The little wearisome vexations of this mortal life had retired to a respectful distance from him.
But any one can see that this is a mere form, of which the affectation grows wearisome as the work advances.
She is a charming creature, but her blithe spirit is almost broken, and her sweet temper almost spoiled, by the still unremitting persecutions of her mother in behalf of her rejected suitor - not violent, but wearisome and unremitting like a continual dropping.