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There is no rest for the weary.

Prov. Even people who are worn-out must continue to work. (Describes a situation in which a tired person has to do more work.) By the time I finished doing the laundry, it was so late I had to begin cooking supper for the family. There is no rest for the weary.
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weary of someone or something

to become tired of or bored with someone or something. I am beginning to weary of you. Isn't it time you were going? We soon wearied of chicken twice a week.
See also: of, weary

weary someone with something

to tire or bore someone with something. He wearied her with his constant requests. Please don't weary me with your complaints.
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weary of

v.
To lose patience with or interest in something or someone: I soon wearied of their constant bickering.
See also: of, weary
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When attorneys step onto these roller coasters, they need not only the legal tools, but also the logistical resources and physical stamina for a remarkable ride that often requires advocacy at its best, even from lawyers at their weariest.
Complete with a baby changing area, the clean contemporary design will lift the spirits of even the weariest traveller.
Maybe the apparently world weariest of us are really physically crossed with the troubles of those seemingly bursting with vitality, like a sort of human version of the Picture of Dorian Gray.
From too much love of living, / From hope and fear set free, / We thank with brief thanksgiving / Whatever gods may be / That no man lives forever, / That dead men rise up never; / That even the weariest river / Winds somewhere safe to sea.
We were following the court with the weariest trouble and fatigue; the reason for this was that the train of the King drags itself along with never less than 12,000 horse behind it; this calculation is the very lowest; for when the court is complete in times of peace, there are some 18,000 which makes 12,000 less than the average.
what we have before us is the most classical and well reflected, oldest, and weariest kind of thought" (27).
The hardest work comes at the end of the day, when the workers are weariest.
So with preparation for that reality in mind, Kent would like to see more rest for his weariest players, starting with this weekend's games in the Bay Area, Thursday at California and Saturday at top-ranked and unbeaten Stanford.
Please include me [he wrote in connection with being asked to serve on yet another award committee] among those who are weariest of delivering oracles.
He was praised for Boris Karloff starrer "Even the Weariest River" in 1956, received an Edgar from the Mystery Writers of America in 1955 for his teleplay "Sting of Death" and received the TV Writers Award for "Code Name Heraclitus.
But the Ireland boss says he is confident even the weariest of his players will be ready to come out fighting in the Far East in just over five weeks.
Yet even the weariest sophisticate thrills to the warm, golden goodness of fresh-baked wheat crust smeared with sweet cream butter.
It's a fact that you're at your weariest eight hours after you wake up, so it comes as no surprise to learn that many of us could genuinely do with 40 winks at work.
What's more, the Lakers have routinely been at their weariest when pitted against teams at their freshest.