1 I think the dancing-school a tiresome affair, and wonder why the girls can't dance by themselves and leave us alone.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT
2 'She is a tiresome creature,' said Dora, pouting.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
3 And she was not a girl who had gone the stale round of balls till every face in the ballroom was familiar and tiresome.
4 But as she was dancing the last quadrille with one of the tiresome young men whom she could not refuse, she chanced to be vis-a-vis with Vronsky and Anna.
5 He sat down with a smile, facing her, felt her pulse, and again began asking her tiresome questions.
6 Her husband was simply a superfluous and tiresome person.
7 In the middle of the winter Vronsky spent a very tiresome week.
8 She did not sleep well, and is dreadfully tiresome today, said Dolly.
9 She had felt her a tiresome charge and had indeed seen as little of her as she dared.
10 And now the tiresome chirping of a cricket that no human ingenuity could locate, began.
11 Miss Watson she kept pecking at me, and it got tiresome and lonesome.
12 The stranger's landlord said that he didn't know who had taken the house opposite, one saw no person about, and as to the music, it appeared to him to be extremely tiresome.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian AndersenContext Highlight In THE SHADOW
13 No, no, I wish to do away with that mysterious reputation that you have given me, my dear viscount; it is tiresome to be always acting Manfred.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
14 After these tiresome labors, she must do her lessons, which was a daily trial of every virtue she possessed.
15 But don't let us think of business; it is so tiresome.