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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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tedious
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • They are good husbands, or faithful wives, or something tedious.
  • He thought with pleasure of the tedious luncheon that he had missed by staying so long with Basil Hallward.
  • It is quite true, I never talk when I am working, and never listen either, and it must be dreadfully tedious for my unfortunate sitters.
  • Well, after I had been in the room about ten minutes, talking to huge overdressed dowagers and tedious Academicians, I suddenly became conscious that some one was looking at me.
  • Don’t squander the gold of your days, listening to the tedious, trying to improve the hopeless failure, or giving away your life to the ignorant, the common, and the vulgar, which are the aims, the false ideals, of our age.
  • They have become stout and tedious, and when I meet them they go in at once for reminiscences.
  • I know the age better than you do, though you will prate about it so tediously.

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