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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Weary
 
  Wearied as a finch in a cage.
            —Anonymous
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  Weary as a haystack-sleeper.
            —Anonymous
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Weary, with her hard embracing,
Like a wild bird being tamed with too much handling,
Or as the fleet-foot roe that’s tired with chasing,
Or like the froward infant still’d with dandling.
            —William Shakespeare
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