In the Custom-House, as before in the Old Manse, I had spent three years -- a term long enough to rest a weary
brain: long enough to break off old intellectual habits, and make room for new ones: long enough, and too long, to have lived in an unnatural state, doing what was really of no advantage nor delight to any human being, and withholding myself from toil that would, at least, have stilled an unquiet impulse in me.
It was late in the evening when the weary
occupants of the shanties came flocking home,--men and women, in soiled and tattered garments, surly and uncomfortable, and in no mood to look pleasantly on new-comers.
It was a tranquil scene, and restful to the weary
eye and the jaded spirit.
She ate the curdled milk, but the porridge she would not eat, saying that she was too weary
Father," replied Adam, speaking with the calmness of his character, "I came to your village a disappointed man, weary
of the world, worn out with continual trouble, seeking only a security against evil fortune, as I had no hope of good.
Cadmus, Phoenix, Cilix, and Thasus clustered round Queen Telephassa, grasping her skirts, and begging her to lean upon their shoulders whenever she felt weary
A gracious Prince Comes to our house, and you must weary
him With most misplaced assurance.
The two parties returned after a weary
scramble among swamps, rocks, and precipices, and with very disheartening accounts.
He had to toss about open-eyed all night and get up weary
HELEN, thy beauty is to me Like those Nicean barks of yore, That gently, o'er a perfumed sea, The weary
way-worn wanderer bore To his own native shore.
Like unto the shadow of a great rock in a weary
She had made one last appeal to friends, but, against the chill wall of their respectability, the voice of the erring outcast fell unheeded; and then she had gone to see her child - had held it in her arms and kissed it, in a weary
, dull sort of way, and without betraying any particular emotion of any kind, and had left it, after putting into its hand a penny box of chocolate she had bought it, and afterwards, with her last few shillings, had taken a ticket and come down to Goring.
Crayford laid his old comrade gently on some sails strewn in a corner, and pillowed Wardour's weary
head on his own bosom.
Traveller who had lain down and fallen asleep on the brink of a deep well was discovered by Dame Fortune.
AFTER waiting many a weary
day to revenge himself upon a Lion for some unconsidered manifestation of contempt, a Skunk finally saw him coming, and posting himself in the path ahead uttered the inaudible discord of his race.