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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
  Tedious a task for the mind as oakum-picking or stone-breaking can be for the body.
            —Arthur Acheson
  Tedious as a twice-told tale.
  Tedious and dull as truth.
            —Henry Mackenzie
  Tedious as dull sorrows.
            —Philip Massinger
  Tedious as a king.
            —William Shakespeare
As a tired horse, a railing wife.
            —William Shakespeare
            So tedious is this day,
As is the night before some festival
To an impatient child, that hath new robes,
And may not wear them.
            —William Shakespeare
  As tedious as a guilty conscience.
            —Cyril Tourneur

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