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Three dreadful days and nights dragged their tedious hours along, and the village sank into a hopeless stupor.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
But without this occupation, the life of Vronsky and of Anna, who wondered at his loss of interest in it, struck them as intolerably tedious in an Italian town.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And among all these faces that he found so tedious, none seemed to bore him so much as that of his pretty wife.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Some of the acquaintances to whom she had been a tedious or indifferent or ridiculous affliction, dropped her: others became cordial.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
My mother lives a little way out of town; and the roads being in a beastly condition, and our house tedious enough, I remained here tonight instead of going on.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Other instances might be cited, which, not to be tedious, I shall omit, and mention only a circumstance which Titus Livius tells us preceded the invasion of the Gauls.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She understood only that her modest investments were to be mysteriously multiplied without risk to herself; and the assurance that this miracle would take place within a short time, that there would be no tedious interval for suspense and reaction, relieved her of her lingering scruples.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
I fear, my friend, that I shall render myself tedious by dwelling on these preliminary circumstances; but they were days of comparative happiness, and I think of them with pleasure.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
For a dizzy moment she thought what childbearing meant, the nausea that tore her, the tedious waiting, the thickening of her figure, the hours of pain.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Of less moment which were in my first copy, for fear of being censured as tedious and trifling, whereof travellers are often, perhaps not without justice, accused.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
It would be tedious to trouble the reader with relating what vast numbers of illustrious persons were called up to gratify that insatiable desire I had to see the world in every period of antiquity placed before me.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift Context