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- The townspeople enjoyed them in the manner that only people from small towns—who know how everyone's apron is tied, and by whom—can enjoy tedious eccentrics.p. 245.5
- Indeed, not only had Owen and I quit the team—and that infernal game—forever; other members of our Little League team had used the upsetting incident as a means to get out of a tedious obligation that had been much more their parents' notion of something that was "good for them" than it had ever been their sport of choice.p. 130.6
- The Dowlings were tedious, their eccentricity was flawed and made small by the utter predictability of their highly selective passions; yet they were a fixture of The Gravesend Players that provided constant, if familiar, entertainment.p. 245.6
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