It were a tedious difficulty, I think, to bring them to that prospect:
William Shakespeare -- Othello, the Moor of Venice
Three dreadful days and nights dragged their tedious hours along,
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
We spent tedious hours teaching ourselves the Tut language.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
The thought of spending the rest of the day copying out the tedious Book of Numbers sobered me deeply as I watched my father go.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
It was an annual event and I had always hated the tedious chore.
Ellen Hopkins -- Crank
It seems the notion of becoming a missionary struck her one evening she was getting ready for yet another tedious date, and lay in the tub thinking a convent would be better than the castle in which she lived.
Alice Walker -- The Color Purple
Returning were as tedious as...
William Shakespeare -- Macbeth
with the tedious and minute care of a jeweler.
William Faulkner -- As I Lay Dying
In order, therefore, not to be tedious I shall try to present in a series of sketches only the episodes that seem to me to be the most interesting and important.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life
These tedious old fools!
William Shakespeare -- Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
It was tedious gathering the firewood; but it was grand when the fire blazed...
C.S. Lewis -- Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
Tedious it were to tell, and harsh to hear;
William Shakespeare -- The Taming of the Shrew
A man who marries without knowing Bunbury has a very tedious time of it.
Oscar Wilde -- The Importance of Being Earnest
But it would be boring to go through all the tedious details of all the changes in their lives.
Louis Sachar -- Holes
We never worked so long or hard that it got tedious.
Forest Carter -- Education of Little Tree
What tedious homily of love have you wearied your parishioners withal,
William Shakespeare -- As You Like It
Neighbours, you are tedious.
William Shakespeare -- Much Ado About Nothing
it was certainly a tedious party.
Oscar Wilde -- The Picture of Dorian Gray
twenty watchful, weary, tedious nights:
William Shakespeare -- The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Streets that follow like a tedious argument
Of insidious intent
T.S. Eliot -- The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
You find it tedious?
Samuel Beckett -- Waiting for Godot
Come, you are a tedious fool:
William Shakespeare -- Measure for Measure
What I don’t like are tedious, practical people.
Oscar Wilde -- An Ideal Husband
that is the brief and the tedious of it
William Shakespeare -- All’s Well That Ends Well
If all the year were playing holidays,
To sport would be as tedious as to work;
William Shakespeare -- Henry IV, Part 1
’Tis better, sir, than to be tedious.
William Shakespeare -- The Life and Death of King Richard III
De Maurepas merely echoes what I say, which is comfortable but tedious.
Orson Scott Card -- Red Prophet
That 500th bullet turned tedious exercises into large-scale Russian roulette; you stop being bored the very first time you hear a slug go wheet!
Robert A. Heinlein -- Starship Troopers
We left almost at once, going out the "front" way and had no trouble, no illusions, no traps, nothing but the fact that the "true path" was long and tedious.
Robert A. Heinlein -- Glory Road
I made a little bitter grin as another soak of blood let itself through the drenched padding and started the tedious journey into my shoes.
Sylvia Plath -- The Bell Jar
Our house is hell, and thou, a merry devil,
Didst rob it of some taste of tediousness.
William Shakespeare -- The Merchant of Venice
Jem preached the longest, most tedious sermon she ever heard in her life.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
I guess it would get tedious after five hundred years.
Sabaa Tahir -- An Ember in the Ashes
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
I found the religious prostrations of my saber-rattling born-again neighbors tedious.
Piper Kerman -- Orange Is the New Black
Quite often it was tedious, and I’m not telling you the half of it.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
The walk to the ballroom entrance was long and tedious.
Marissa Meyer -- Cinder
"And it’s incredibly tedious," Will said.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
Besides, I’d never let on to my husband, but the summer trips are tedious, just back and forth up and down the river.
Elizabeth George Speare -- The Witch of Blackbird Pond
Though if the next forty-nine hours and forty-five minutes are this tedious, she doesn’t know if she’ll be able to stand it.
Christina Baker Kline -- Orphan Train