A new governor arrived; it would have been too tedious to acquire the names of the prisoners; he learned their numbers instead.
Three days passed—seventy-two long tedious hours which he counted off by minutes!
"Ah," said Dantes, "you might well endure the tedious delay; you were constantly employed in the task you set yourself, and when weary with toil, you had your hopes to refresh and encourage you."
The study does not take long; it was acting as a supernumerary that was so tedious.
"It is very interesting," he said, "but it must be very tedious for a lifetime."
Twenty minutes, twenty tedious minutes, passed thus, then ten more, and at last the clock struck the half-hour.
You condemned me to a horrible, tedious death; you killed my father; you deprived me of liberty, of love, and happiness.
"In the meanwhile," continued the magistrate, "our codes are in full force, with all their contradictory enactments derived from Gallic customs, Roman laws, and Frank usages; the knowledge of all which, you will agree, is not to be acquired without extended labor; it needs tedious study to acquire this knowledge, and, when acquired, a strong power of brain to retain it."
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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.