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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.
See also: rest, weary

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
References in classic literature ?
She drummed with her hand and waited, while Binu Charley gazed wearily at her with unblinking eyes.
She shivered as if she felt cold--opened her eyes for a moment wearily, and looked out through the window--sighed, and sank back again in the corner of the cab.
He was still a sick man, and I more than once observed him creeping painfully aloft to a topsail, or drooping wearily as he stood at the wheel.
The fifth time it happened, Miss Polly moved her head wearily.
So his feet fell wearily upon the thickly carpeted floor of the corridor, and his face was unusually drawn and haggard as he opened the door of his sitting-room.
Byline: with the sergeant My wearily but different quite a It's Jane Costello
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Your Poem REFLECTION ATA T PESTRY of light upon the wall Weaves images of you upon my mind And with each stitch you rise ' and gently fall 'Til just a veil of you is left behind ' Then once again the blazing embers flare Left gazing at their sparkle now it seems It makes me feel of love lost and despair Rekindled once again it lights my dreams Which tell me love is like a smouldering fire To warm the soul when deeds Warm the soul when deeds T of day are done When in my chair I wearily retire And picture that one day we might be one Yet though I know my dreams Though I know my dreams Y cannot come true The fire within my heart still burns for you Syd Webster
TRAIK A Go wearily B Small prominence C A tracker who am I?
99 THERESE (Elizabeth Olsen) is wearily devoted to her sickly cousin Camille (Tom Felton) and a marriage between the two is arranged by her domineering aunt Madame Raquin (Jessica Lange).
The boy's persistent coughing keeps Therese awake at night so by the time she turns 21, Therese (now played by Elizabeth Olsen) is wearily devoted to Camille (Tom Felton).
I asked wearily, knowing this was his opening shot in what will be an extremely long war of attrition.
ANDY Murray felt let down by his body as he wearily exited the US Open at the quarter-final stage in a fourset loss to rival Novak Djokovic.
WERE we all not so wearily used to the shortcomings of our public bodies, we might be tempted to say that the story of Lucy Mbugua beggars belief.
Wearily they all climbed out Continuing their role; Marching on, obediently, To the next, much bigger, hole.