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Word: weary

Definition: tired after long work; V.


Sentences Containing 'weary'

A large and comfortable double-bedded room had been placed at our disposal, and I was quickly between the sheets, for I was weary after my night of adventure.
After years of destructive war, Gongsun Zan grew weary.
and away they fly to fight another whale, and go through the whole weary thing again.
And poor little Flask, he was the youngest son, and little boy of this weary family party.
Be not more fearful than children; but as they, when they weary of the game, cry, "I will play no more," even so, when thou art in the like case, cry, "I will play no more" and depart.
Be not weary then of doing that which is beneficial unto thee, whilst it is so unto others.
Be not weary, sirs, of listening to these digressions; my sorrow is not one of those that can or should be told tersely and briefly, for to me each incident seems to call for many words."
But if this cannot be, yet it is some comfort for a man joyfully to depart as weary, and out of love with those; rather than to desire to live, and to continue long in those wicked courses.
But in this situation, the superior vigilance and attention of a private adventurer would, in all probability, soon make them weary of the trade.
But with no intention of passing many more weary days there.
Countless are they who, born of mean parentage, have risen to the highest dignities, pontifical and imperial, and of the truth of this I could give thee instances enough to weary thee.
Desire the French attendants not to weary her with questions, but merely to pay their respectful duty and retire.
For her, Toboso's queen, from side to side He traversed the grim sierra, the champaign Of Aranjuez, and Montiel's famous plain: On Rocinante oft a weary ride.
He looked across at my companion with despair in his weary eyes, as though his question was already answered.
He sat back in his chair at first, and spoke like a weary man.
He spoke, I thought, as if he were weary, or dissatisfied with something; but I did not pursue the question in my mind, for dinner was just then announced, and we went down and took the same seats as before.
Her features and figure were those of a woman of thirty, but her hair was shot with premature grey, and her expression was weary and haggard.
His "Weary Blues" remains a standard by Dixieland and New Orleans jazz bands.
His care to preserve his friends; how neither at any time he would carry himself towards them with disdainful neglect, and grow weary of them; nor yet at any time be madly fond of them.
I am weary of an evening, and sleepy in the daylight, and so I don't do much.
I don't mean to put one drop in my lamp to-day, so weary am I from riding and sneezing.
I was so faint and weary that I closed with this offer; and taking the money out of his claw, not without trembling, went away more hungry and thirsty than I had ever been, a little before sunset.
If such a thing be difficult at the time, recollect that you who are not weary are being served by those that are; you who are eating and drinking by those who do neither; you who are talking by those who are silent; you who are at ease by those who are under constraint.
In what rapt ether sails the world, of which the weariest will never weary?
is it not hard, that with this weary load I bear, one poor leg should have been snatched from under me?
It is not in my power to retrace, one by one, all the weary phases of distress of mind through which I passed.
It is not really long, in weeks or months; but, in my usage and experience, it is a weary, weary while.
It was in vain for Annie to protest that she was weary of such things.
It was the ebbing life-blood first that failed The weary arms; the stout hearts never quailed.
No man useth to be weary of that which is beneficial unto him.
On the other side, after having seen all the curiosities of the island, I was very desirous to leave it, being heartily weary of those people.
One of these, whom I had cured of a painful and lingering disease, was never weary of advertising my virtues and of endeavouring to send me on every sufferer over whom he might have any influence.
Presently he came to himself once more, very weary and pale-looking.
said the count;``tell me till you are weary, that I have restored you to happiness; you do not know how much I require this assurance.''
She had even learned to detect, in the very gentleness which had first delighted her, an affectation and a sameness to disgust and weary.
The clergy, however, soon grew weary of the trouble of managing them, and found it easier to elect their own bishops themselves.
The people feeling, during continuance of war, the complete burden of it, would soon grow weary of it; and government, in order to humour them, would not be under the necessity of carrying it on longer than it was necessary to do so.
The pomps and glories which he despised were all his; what to most men is an ambition or a dream, to him was a round of weary tasks which nothing but the stern sense of duty could carry him through.
They were weary, besides, of humouring the people, and of depending upon their caprice for a subsistence.
Two more of his chief men, for want of room, pressed by and upon us; so that we were worse weary of our lodging than of our journey.''
We shall meet again, where the weary are at rest!''
We were weary with sorrow and fatigue, and my aunt and I were to return to London on the morrow.
why weary, and palsy the arm at the oar, and the iron, and the lance?
With a weary sound that was not a sigh, nor a groan, he bent to work again, until the silence was again broken.
You cannot imagine how comical he was, and I laughed until I was quite weary.
``Ah, then, I suppose you heard Haidee's guzla; the poor exile frequently beguiles a weary hour in playing over to me the airs of her native land.''
``I am weary, weary, weary worn down by misery.
``No, I slept, as I generally do when I am weary without having the courage to amuse myself, or when I am hungry without feeling inclined to eat.''
``Well, the fact is, Morrel, I was thinking that I too am weary of life, and since an opportunity presents itself''``Stay!''
``You must teach me a small part of what you know,''said Dantes,``if only to prevent your growing weary of me.

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