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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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tedious
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • O weary night, O long and tedious night, Abate thy hours!
  • No: I do repent The tedious minutes I with her have spent.
  • ’A tedious brief scene of young Pyramus And his love Thisbe; very tragical mirth.’
  • Merry and tragical! tedious and brief!
  • PHILOSTRATE A play there is, my lord, some ten words long, Which is as brief as I have known a play; But by ten words, my lord, it is too long, Which makes it tedious: for in all the play There is not one word apt, one player fitted: And tragical, my noble lord, it is; For Pyramus therein doth kill himself: Which when I saw rehears’d, I must confess, Made mine eyes water; but more merry tears The passion of loud laughter never shed.

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  • endured another of her tedious lectures
  • The work gets tedious, but after I "pay my dues" I anticipate being promoted to more interesting work.

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