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laborious
used in Of Human Bondage

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difficult (requiring hard work)
  • Anatomy was a dreary science, a mere matter of learning by heart an enormous number of facts; dissection bored him; he did not see the use of dissecting out laboriously nerves and arteries when with much less trouble you could see in the diagrams of a book or in the specimens of the pathological museum exactly where they were.
    55-56 — Chapters 55-56 (20% in)
  • "That's only a laborious form of idleness.'
    67-68 — Chapters 67-68 (12% in)

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