|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|O, hes as tedious|
As is a tired horse!
Shakespeare.King Henry IV., Part I. Act III. Scene 1. (Hotspur to Mortimer.)
| A tragic farce,|
Tedious, though short, elabrate without art,
Lillo.Fatal Curiosity, Act I. Scene 1.
|1. Neighbours you are tedious.|
2. It pleases your worship to say so; but truly, for mine own part, if I were as tedious as a king, I could find in my heart to bestow it all of your worship.
Shakespeare.Much Ado About Nothing. Act III. Scene 5. (Leonato to Dogberry and Verres.)