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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
O, he’s 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, elab’rate without art,
Ridiculously sad.
        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.)

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