How To Use Wearied In A Sentence

  • Men have been unwearied in their efforts to obscure the plain, simple meaning of the Scriptures, and to make them contradict their own testimony; but like the ark upon the billowy deep, the word of God outrides the storms that threaten it with destruction. The Great Controversy Between Christ and Satan
  • O most gentle pulpiter! what tedious homily of love have you wearied your parishioners withal, and never cried 'Have patience, good people!' As You Like It
  • Save for the rifles, there appeared to be no difference between exhausted captive and wearied captor.
  • But we maun a 'live the day, and have our dinner; and there's Vich lan Vohr has packed his dorlach, and Mr. Waverley's wearied wi' majoring yonder afore the muckle pier-glass; and that grey auld stoor carle, the Baron o 'Bradwardine that shot young Waverley
  • The small target, defensive quality of so much of the campaign has wearied me to the point of querying the worth of the democratic process.
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  • Young yet, barely thirty-six, eminently handsome, magnificently strong, almost bursting with a splendid virility, his free trail-stride, never learned on pavements, and his black eyes, hinting of great spaces and unwearied with the close perspective of the city dwellers, drew many a curious and wayward feminine glance. Chapter I
  • So if among virtuous actions political and military actions are distinguished by nobility and greatness, and these are unleisurely and aim at an end and are not desirable for their own sake, but the activity of reason, which is contemplative, seems both to be superior in serious worth and to aim at no end beyond itself, and to have its pleasure proper to itself (and this augments the activity), and the self-sufficiency, leisureliness, unweariedness The Nicomachean Ethics
  • The bloated, flabby, obfuscatory writing has wearied readers for two decades.
  • Walsh stood up to see the man out, wearied by the bland predictability of it - all too rehearsed and copybook for credibility. RIOT
  • At this moment he wearied, wishing for nothing but a pause released from time in which he might lie low until the world was righted.
  • They were wearied out with the strenuous manual labour.
  • There they lay until the sun declined far enough to lose a little of his power to scorch, and the camels bubbled to one another, thirstless, unwearied, dissatisfied, as the universal way of camels is, kneeling in Guns of the Gods
  • Thou shalt not be overwearied with waiting; one year and then -- The Riches of Bunyan
  • He is described as unwearied in the work, often preaching three times a day during the week, and performing other arduous labors. History Of The Missions Of The American Board Of Commissioners For Foreign Missions To The Oriental Churches, Volume I.
  • Colin sat down heavily, as if he were overwearied, and the farmer's wife moved about slowly, putting before him what she had; and the Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race
  • Not yet aware of this truth, nor, indeed, in the least suspecting Gawtrey of worse offences than those of a charlatanic and equivocal profession, the young man mused over his protector's cowardice in disdain and wonder: till, wearied with conjectures, distrust, and shame at his own strange position of obligation to one whom he could not respect, he fell asleep. Night and Morning, Complete
  • In this case, not a lot has changed in the past millennium and a half, except that we're more likely to be wearied by tedium, ennui or heartsickness than by physical fatigue.
  • they were wearied with the foulness of the weather
  • Thunderstruck at this voice, I turned to see the leathered and wearied face of my high school friend, Doug.
  • She wearied of Rose's talkativeness, regarded the child's brightness as a kind of clowning, and in the way of a kind, unlettered, self-possessed mother, forgave her daughter for being intelligent. Beard
  • Beside it, as if prompt for defending the regal symbol, lay a mighty curtal-axe, which would have wearied the arm of any other than Coeur de Lion. The Talisman
  • The post-war French and German leaders, wearied after the second world war, made a leap of faith.
  • But Dale was quite composed now -- she had gone through so many shocks already that one more or less seemed to make very little difference to her overwearied nerves. The Bat
  • I had to come awa’ after he began, and I could see from the house the kirk lichted up, and oh, I wearied sair for them to come hame!
  • The next stop is a magnificent waterfall, giving freely all it receives without worry, unwearied and without greed.
  • Accustomed to a written character, their eyes became wearied by the crabbedness and formality of type. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 339, January, 1844
  • I sought the companionship of several low-browed, ill-favored fellows whom I believed suited to my purposes, but almost immediately I wearied of them, for they had never looked into a book and were so profoundly ignorant as to be unable to distinguish between a folio and a thirty-twomo. The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac
  • The two went down the road together, the Paymaster a little wearied with his years and weight or lazied by his own drams, leaning in the least degree upon the shoulder of the boy. Gilian The Dreamer His Fancy, His Love and Adventure
  • Encumbered with the "piccaninny," and wearied with the long ceaseless struggle through the sand, Colin lingered behind his companions. The Boy Slaves
  • Pompey is afterwards dismayed to attend to which a Roman in actuality is in a field, which troops avocation "Can from a path of Egypt's widow pluck/The ne'er-lust-wearied Antony. Philadelphia Reflections: Shakspere Society of Philadelphia
  • Our long ride from Newark to Chester had wearied me, and the restive days of preparation had both excited and frighted me.
  • Wearied at last of fruitless plans and resultless thoughts, she went out for a walk. The Cryptogram A Novel
  • The very strangeness of the fable set forth perhaps engaged the child's fancy; or the benignant mildness of the countenances, so unlike the eager individual faces of the earlier artist; for he returned again and again to gaze unweariedly on the inhabitants of that tranquil grassy world, studying every inch of the walls and with much awe and fruitless speculation deciphering on the hem of a floating drapery the inscription: Bernardinus Lovinus pinxit. The Valley of Decision
  • The lord knoweth, that euen now we are too much wearied and disquieted with the importunate and instant complaints of our subiects, insomuch that wee cannot at this present by any conuenient meanes release or dissolue the sayd prohibition, before wee be sufficiently informed by your maiesties ambassadors, of the satisfaction of our endamaged subiects. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • I thought: Here am I, capable of teaching him much concerning the field wherein he labors, — the nitrogenic-why of the fertilizer, the alchemy of the sun, the microscopic cell - structure of the plant, the cryptic chemistry of root and runner, — but thereat he straightened his work - wearied back and rested. The Dignity of Dollars
  • In its turn beadledom calculates the sum the dead man brings in, and even the priest, wearied with the prayers of which he has read so many, and needing his breakfast, prays mechanically from the lips outward, while the assistants are in a hurry that the mass to which they have not listened should come to an end, that they may shake hands with the relations, and leave the dead. En Route
  • Gladly will I bestir the deedy hands, everywhere behold where thou hast need of me; bepraise the rich pomp of thy splendour; pursue unwearied the lovely harmonies of thy skilled handicraft; gladly contemplate the thoughtful pace of thy mighty, radiant clock; explore the balance of the forces and the laws of the wondrous play of countless worlds and their seasons; but true to the Rampolli
  • Their airs of passivity and wearied victimization are part of their obsessive rerunning of the past.
  • If they died by violent hands, and were thrust into their urns, these bones become considerable, and some old philosophers would honour them, whose souls they conceived most pure, which were thus snatched from their bodies, and to retain a stronger propension unto them; whereas they weariedly left a languishing corpse and with faint desires of reunion. Hydriotaphia, or Urn-burial
  • Almost suffocating under the oppression of repressed feelings, using art only to repeat and rehearse for himself his own internal tragedy, after having wearied emotion, he began to subtilize it. Life of Chopin
  • Note: According to some learned theologians a misunderstanding of the text in the Gospel has given rise to this mistake, which has employed and wearied so many laborious commentators, though Origen had already taken the pains to preinform them. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • I knew that they would find the right boat, this time in fiberglass, to succeed the old wooden boat they had wearied of maintaining. Aweigh
  • He watched as she closed her mouth, an inquisitive look upon her mature, yet unwearied face.
  • No doubt these miserable villagers, with lives barely worth the few boney fish they hauled daily, were superstitious on top of their misery, thinking the wearied traveler a reaper out for their souls, or a ghoul from the deeps hungry for their flesh. Archive 2009-12-01
  • For more than a decade, reviewers have been wearied by Raine's schoolboyish anal-fixation, which continues unimpeded, supplying a rush of anaphrodisiac prose. Heartbreak by Craig Raine
  • As the day wore on, we wearied of the journey.
  • We shall sleep well to-night; but let us sit awhile with nubiferous, or, if we may coin a word, nepheligenous accompaniment, such as shall gently narcotize the over-wearied brain and fold its convolutions for slumber like the leaves of a lily at nightfall. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862
  • Squirrels, too, whose spicy ardor no heat or cold may abate, were nutting among the pines, and the innumerable hosts of the insect kingdom were throbbing and wavering unwearied as sunbeams. John Muir
  • They were both dirty and tired-looking, wearied by the journey.
  • Far and wide over the country are dispersed the scarlet runners -- and a hundred villages pour forth their admiring swarms, as the main current of the chase roars by, or disparted runlets float wearied and all astray, lost at last in the perplexing woods. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 330, September 6, 1828
  • We give thanks for her example of faithful duty and unwearied service, and for the loyalty and love which she inspired.
  • Abdullah was a-wearied with watching and wanted to sleep, they also lay beside him on another couch and waited till he wasdrowned in slumber and when they were certified thereof they arose and knelt upon him: whereupon he awoke and seeing them kneeling on his breast, said to them, “What is this, O my brothers?” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • No doubt these miserable villagers, with lives barely worth the few boney fish they hauled daily, were superstitious on top of their misery, thinking the wearied traveler a reaper out for their souls, or a ghoul from the deeps hungry for their flesh. Conan Fan Fiction!
  • With unwearied activity she journeyed everywhere, watched over the administration of law and government, cut down the great estates of the nobles for the benefit of the crown, and protected the ordinary freeman.
  • Thy sweet name refreshes the wearied, Thy peaceful brightness giveth sight to the blind, the sweet odour of Thy perfumes gladdens the righteous, the blessed fruit of Thy womb satisfies the Saints. The Oratory of the Faithful Soul; or, Devotions to the Most Holy Sacrament, and to Our Blessed Lady.
  • Barmecide appeared to him in a vision and said, Verily thou hast wearied thyself to come to us and findest us as thou seest; but go to Bassorah and ask for a man there whose name is such and such, one of the merchants of the town, and say to him, The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • They had built huts in uninhabited places, or made a twisted bower of strong green creepers, and lived their primitive paradisal life wanting nothing but each other; sometimes, through accidents and illness, they had nursed each other, with such unwearied tenderness that death himself had to withdraw, defeated by love. Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard
  • Sometimes he was boisterously loud in his merriment, sometimes sullen and silent; and when Eustace, unwearied, reiterated his arguments, he replied to him, not only with complete want of the deference he was usually so scrupulous in paying to his dignity, but with rude and scurril taunts and jests on his youth, his clerkly education, and his inexperience. The Lances of Lynwood
  • He had not intended this kind of recrimination, but he was exasperated with her wearied acceptance of his reproaches and by a sudden conviction that his long-cherished grievance against her now that he had voiced it was inadequate, mean, and trifling. A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories
  • He lives to be the one Mediator between God and man, the unwearied Intercessor, the kind Shepherd, the elder Brother, the prevailing Advocate, the never-failing Priest and Friend of all who come to God by Him.
  • He captures each unique expression, from the gaptoothed gawp through the sneering cruelty to the wearied resignation. Times, Sunday Times
  • No doubt these miserable villagers, with lives barely worth the few boney fish they hauled daily, were superstitious on top of their misery, thinking the wearied traveler a reaper out for their souls, or a ghoul from the deeps hungry for their flesh. Conan Fan Fiction!
  • It was a dark night turned, and the trees made it yet darker, and he let the beast take its ain road through the wood; when all of a sudden, from tired and wearied that it was before, the nag began to spring and flee, and stend, that my gudesire could hardly keep the saddle. Redgauntlet
  • Dreamy and bookish, he soon wearied of college life and enlisted in the dragoons.
  • After long and wearied deliberations extending over whole weeks, and while a nation's anxious eyes, hopeful and expectant, were rivetted upon them, they agreed upon a political catholicon -- one-sided, as usual, and unjust to the South. Cause and contrast : an essay on the American crisis,
  • I thought: Here am I, capable of teaching him much concerning the field wherein he labours -- the nitrogenic -- why of the fertilizer, the alchemy of the sun, the microscopic cell-structure of the plant, the cryptic chemistry of root and runner -- but thereat he straightened his work-wearied back and rested. Revolution, and Other Essays
  • Over and over again, when reading newspaper articles full of pompous words borrowed from Latin through French, when wearied with 'velleities' and 'solidarities' and 'altruisms' and The Letters of Cassiodorus Being A Condensed Translation Of The Variae Epistolae Of Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator
  • And in particular, how mercifully hath the Lord dealt with this poor county of Worcester, in raising up so many who do credit to the sacred office, and self-denyingly and freely, zealously and unweariedly, lay out themselves for the good of souls! The Reformed Pastor
  • And shake the yoke of inauspicious stars from this work -- wearied flesh.
  • While they both appeared with wide grins and clear good humor on Monday, both were visibly wearied by the repeated questions about U.S.-German ties.
  • They saw Viro, daubed with the mud of the Trail of the Wending Willow, seated nobly, upon the battle-wearied steed; and the dangling head of Eshtu from the saddle.
  • On returning from Scotland, Arthur rested his wearied army at York and kept Christmas with great bountifulness. Christmas: Its Origin and Associations Together with Its Historical Events and Festive Celebrations During Nineteen Centuries
  • We forget what these men endure -- their risks, their privations, their fatigues, their anxieties, _their battles with themselves_, when sleep -- more insidious than even the lurking enemy in the bush -- tugs at their heavy eyelids, and their overwearied senses are barely held to their allegiance by the strongest mental effort. Incidents of the War: Humorous, Pathetic, and Descriptive
  • He insists he remains unwearied and will carry on, but how weary of him grows the club?
  • For more than a decade, reviewers have been wearied by Raine's schoolboyish anal-fixation, which continues unimpeded, supplying a rush of anaphrodisiac prose. Heartbreak by Craig Raine
  • England, at his return home he was adjudged to be the fool himself; but now wearied with the motley coxcombe, he hath undertaken in some place or other to find a verier foole than himself. The Book of Noodles Stories of Simpletons; or, Fools and Their Follies
  • For a moment I had a view of a world that seemed to wear a vast and dismal aspect of disorder, while, in truth, thanks to our unwearied efforts, it is as sunny an arrangement of small conveniences as the mind of man can conceive.
  • Every pair of eyes was upon her unwearied, untouched form.
  • O most gentle pulpiter! what tedious homily of love have you wearied your parishioners withal, and never cried ‘Have patience, good people!’ As You Like It
  • Lucy Moore writes with a glad eye of the prodigality of unrestrained royalty, the full-blown excess that in the end wearied the more realistic Queen Victoria.
  • Miss Austen speaks of "its high grounds and extensive sweeps of country and its sweet retired bay backed by dark cliffs, where fragments of low rock among the sands make it the happiest spot for watching the flow of the tide, for sitting in unwearied contemplation. Jane Austen: Her Homes and Her Friends
  • A definite understanding as to sofa cushions and tobacco smoke does not always insure unwearied forbearance and devotion. The Kempton-Wace Letters
  • She soon wearied of him and found another lover.
  • Spring and Autumn, full of new charms and mysteries peculiar to the fresh, still inexhausted, still unwearied corruption. Beyond Good and Evil
  • For a man who's just done nearly four hours on stage he seems astonishingly unwearied. Times, Sunday Times
  • But we maun a 'live the day, and have our dinner; and there's Vich lan Vohr has packed his dorlach, and Mr. Waverley's wearied wi' majoring yonder afore the muckle pier-glass; and that grey auld stoor carle, the Baron o ' Waverley — Complete
  • She resorted to all her tricks to get at the grapes, but wearied herself in vain, for she could not reach them.
  • O most gentle pulpiter! what tedious homily of love have you wearied your parishioners withal, and never cried, ‘Have patience, good people! Act III. Scene II. As You Like It
  • Still she could not help reading, till she came to one passage which so agitated her that the tired and overwearied girl's self-control left her entirely. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 29, March, 1860
  • She has been wearied by calls from the media from throughout the country.
  • How hast thou stood with pleading eyes, Outstretching hands, and fervent cries, Unwearied wrestler with the skies!
  • Gladly will I bestir the deedy hands, everywhere behold where thou hast need of me; bepraise the rich pomp of thy splendour; pursue unwearied the lovely harmonies of thy skilled handicraft; gladly contemplate the thoughtful pace of thy mighty, radiant clock; explore the balance of the forces and the laws of the wondrous play of countless worlds and their seasons; but true to the Rampolli
  • The public had wearied of his repeated warnings of a revolution that never seemed to start.
  • I feared she was overwearied with watching and her long attendance on my mother, for her face was pale and she had a headache. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 07, No. 43, May, 1861 Creator
  • Amanda wouldn't admit how much the children wearied her.
  • After then wearying and fatiguing myself with grasping shadows, whilst that most sensible part of me disdain'd to content itself with less than realities, the strong yearnings, the urgent struggles of nature towards the melting relief, and the extreme self-agitations I had used to come at it, had wearied and thrown me into a kind of unquiet sleep: for, if Fanny Hill, Part VI (second letter)
  • The political hysteria soon wearied him and he dropped the newspaper to the floor.
  • As the good mare pressed on unweariedly bridegroom and bride rode up to the 'yett' of 'the Bower' in the late twilight. Border Ghost Stories
  • At last, as if wearied even of the monotonous motion that had companioned her so long, she was perfectly quiet - her face still turned towards the door.
  • But we maun a 'live the day, and have our dinner; and there's Vich Ian Vohr has packed his dorlach, and Mr. Waverley's wearied wi' majoring yonder afore the muckle pier-glass; and that grey auld stoor carle, the Baron o 'Bradwardine, that shot young Ronald of The Waverley
  • They may recall her unwearied patience with the very dullest and most wayward of them; her unfailing sympathy with every infantile pleasure and pain. Mistress and Maid. A Household Story.
  • So constant are they, and so unwearied is he in doing us good, that he daily loads us with them, according as the necessity of every day requires. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)
  • At any other time, this would provide a welcome diversion for a people wearied by the dreary, daily business of trying to stay alive.
  • It was gastric fever, and before long there _were_ unfavourable symptoms -- pallid changes in the aspect, hurried breathing, wandering senses -- all noted with heart-breaking anxiety by the loving nurses, the Queen and Princess Alice -- the daughter so tender and beloved, the "dear little wife," the "good little wife," whose ministerings were so comfortable to the sufferer overwearied with the great burden of life. Great Britain and Her Queen
  • Often, when wearied by a toilsome march, I persuaded myself that I was dreaming until night should come, and that I should then enjoy reality in the arms of my dearest friends. Chapter 24
  • But overwearied and warm from the fire, he could not keep his eyes open. Cold Mountain
  • Euery one of them departed home; likewise Hugh of Tabaria departed, being a chiefe man of warre against the inuasions of the enemies, which could neuer be wearied day nor night in the countie of the Pagans, in pursuing them with warre and warlike stratagemes all the dayes of his life. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • You're sitting in your car, wearied again by the same old stop-and-go rush hour traffic.
  • The tutor was overwearied with incessant struggles to keep the two from variance. Hubert's Wife A Story for You
  • In the execution of my recommendations in every department of the service he was always eager, capable, in one word impervious against every temptation to ease, unwearied by any labour, fearless of every danger. Kościuszko A Biography
  • Provoked and wearied, Cecilia resolved no longer to depend upon any body but herself for the management of her own affairs, and therefore, to conclude the business without any possibility of further cavilling, she wrote the following note to Sir Robert herself. Cecilia
  • But it wearied the empire builders, it no doubt wearied Fishlock, and now, sadly, it's likely to weary the average reader.
  • It's nothing but enviousness," he said in a lowered tone, which had a stimulating effect upon my wearied hearing. Falk; Amy Foster; To-Morrow
  • Sebastian's youngest boy, Johann Christian (the Bach family evidently never wearied of the name of Johann), called the "Milanese" and afterward the "English" Bach, composed a large number of works, -- songs, operas, oratorios, what not. Among the Great Masters of Music Scenes in the Lives of Famous Musicians
  • I could stand up now quite well, and I wandered on till dusk in unwearied admiration. The Brownies and Other Tales
  • Scropps never could, under the most improved system of campanology, be jingled into any thing harmonious, I have no doubt I, like my great predecessor Whittington, might have heard in that peal a prediction of my future exaltation; certain it is I did not; and, wearied with my journey, I took up my lodging for the night at a very humble house near The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 380, July 11, 1829
  • The word "joyless" does come up only once, but the paragraphs around it describe a campaign, and a candidate wearied by the meaningless mini-events he has to attend. New York Times: Edwards Campaign "Joyless"
  • “I must beg leave to add, my unwearied endeavours are inadequately rewarded,” he whined. George Washington’s First War
  • What was in my mind most when I was not altogether in the swound of wearied flesh was the spae-wife's story of the girl in John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn
  • The bloated, flabby, obfuscatory writing, strewn across multiple opinions has wearied readers for two decades.
  • Eventually he wearied of wooing fame and fortune.
  • Then, surely it had been sleeping now with chubby limbs flung wide, its breathing so soft that you had to bend your ear to its red lips to hear it, had been lying wearied with dancing and mischief-making and shouting and toddling and falling, resting the night from a happy to-day till the dawn woke it betime for a happy to-morrow. The Workingman's Paradise An Australian Labour Novel
  • Mary wouldn't admit how much the children wearied her.
  • But we maun a’ live the day, and have our dinner; and there’s Vich lan Vohr has packed his dorlach, and Mr. Waverley’s wearied wi’ majoring yonder afore the muckle pier-glass; and that grey auld stoor carle, the Baron o’ Waverley
  • You are sometimes wearisome and wearied; you call your dulness melancholy. The Lily of the Valley
  • We shall sleep well to-night; but let us sit awhile with nubiferous, or, if we may coin a word, nepheligenous accompaniment, such as shall gently narcotize the over-wearied brain and fold its convolutions for slumber like the leaves of a lily at nightfall. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862
  • That other face was a dream," he thought, and studied the aspect of the young man with the unwearied attentiveness of partial stupor, that can note accurately, but cannot deduce from its noting, and is inveterate in patience because it is unideaed. Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith
  • The comprehensive and conceptive faculty of the imagination is wearied in placing before itself the springs, the action, and the boundless beneficence of this grand force, which flourishes and lives in its highest efficiency in the breast of woman. Woman on the American Frontier
  • So in the hopes of luring a behatted sun out to shine on our wearied, jet-lagged, holiday-making limbs, I am going to spend most of the fortnight in a canary-yellow jumper singing wholesomely in various groovy positions upon a boat, like my most current crush, the enigmatic Mr. Daniel Of Donnell. Problemchildbride.com Blog
  • It's a time to be refreshed and restored, not drained and wearied.
  • The post-war French and German leaders, wearied after the second world war, made a leap of faith.
  • * Note: According to some learned theologians a misunderstanding of the text in the Gospel has given rise to this mistake, which has employed and wearied so many laborious commentators, though Origen had already taken the pains to preinform them. History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 1
  • In the discourse delivered to my flock on the twenty-fifth anniversary of my pastorate was the following passage, to whose truth the added years have only added confirmation, “There is still another sweet mercy which has been vouchsafed to me in the true heart that has never faltered and the gentle footstep that has never wearied in the pathway of life for two and thirty years. Recollections of a Long Life
  • She was wearied by the constant noise.
  • There was a sort of cordon stretched before them, which they wearied her with prayers to be permitted to pass, and just to revive themselves by one dance with that “belle blonde,” or that “jolie brune,” or “cette jeune fille magnifique aux cheveux noirs comme le jais.” Villette
  • Oddly, the entire show was performed in the foyer of the Royal Festival Hall, London, in front of a motley audience of fans, a few bystanders, some wearied commissionaires and people outside, looking in through the window.
  • In addition to reminding me of my own difficulties and insecurities when doing my first research as a graduate student (my friends are probably wearied of the tale of how Arthur Marotti justifiably disemboweled my first Shakespeare paper because of my misuse of the term "Petrarchan"), it also reminded me of how opaque academic culture can look from the outside. Squire (and TORn)'s Academic Adventure
  • I was qualmish on Saturday, and for a minute sick, but pretty comfortable on Sunday, though wearied by the constant pitching and rolling.
  • After then wearying and fatiguing myself with grasping shadows, whilst that most sensible part of me disdained to content itself with less than realities, the strong yearnings, the urgent struggles of nature towards the melting relief, and the extreme self-agitations I had used to come at it, had wearied and thrown me into a kind of unquiet sleep: for, if I tossed and threw about my limbs in proportion to the distraction of my dreams, as I had reason to believe I did, a bystander could not have helped seeing all for love. Memoirs of Fanny Hill.

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