Weary of sentence example

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  • Then again, maybe she was simply weary of listening to it.
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  • Already the emperor was beginning to feel weary of the heavy burdens which the government of so many realms had imposed upon him, and in 1549 he presented Philip to the states of the Netherlands, that they might take the oath of allegiance to him, and Philip swore to maintain all ancient rights, privileges and customs. The abdication of Charles V.
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  • For this unfortunate combination Signor Sonnino himself was not altogether to blame; having lost many of his most faithful followers, who, weary of waiting for office, had gone over to the enemy, he had been forced to seek support among men who had professed hostility to the existing order of things and thus to secure at least the neutrality of the Extreme Left and make the public realize that the reddest of Socialists, Radicals and Republicans may be tamed and rendered harmless by the offer of cabinet appointments.
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  • On the whole, the new Duma was fairly representative of the changed temper of the Russian people, disillusioned and weary of anarchy.
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  • the treatise on dice (De aleatoribus), have attracted the attention of scholars, who are never weary of the attempt to determine the identity of the author, unfortunately hitherto without much success.
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  • Long after the Goths had lost Rome they still clung to Ravenna, till at length, weary of the feebleness of their own king, Vitiges, and struck with admiration of their heroic conqueror, they offered to transfer their allegiance to Belisarius on condition of his assuming the diadem of the Western Empire.
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  • They were weary of a means of pacification which produced endless wars abroad and misery at home.
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  • The necessity of accurate acquaintance with any foreign language and of obtaining good texts, is a subject Bacon is never weary of descanting upon.
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  • The motive is often inadequate from the point of view of a European, but to the Malay it is sufficient to make him weary of life and anxious to court death.
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  • These tactics were successful, and when Retz, weary of a struggle without definite results, resigned the archbishopric, Marca became his successor (Feb.
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  • Charles VI., weary of the war for the Spanish succession, had shortly before concluded the peace of Rastadt (1715) and was anxious that Venice should not be too hardly pressed.
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  • They were weary of the business, and wished to be done with it.
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  • Every one was weary of the war, and many felt that it would be unwise to push Napoleon and the French nation to extremes.
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  • His subjects at length grew weary of the heavy expense of maintaining a large military force on the Belgian frontier and in 1839 the king gave way.
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  • He reformed the coinage, developed trade and commerce and introduced numerous agricultural reforms, especially on his own estates, which he was never weary of enlarging, so that on his death he was the wealthiest landowner in Denmark.
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  • the king, weary of the tactics of a minority which for years had terrorized every majority and prevented the government from exercising its proper constitutional functions, had resolved to show the Magyars that he was prepared to rule unconstitu 1 The Austrian court resented especially the decree proclaiming national mourning for Louis Kossuth, though no minister was present at the funeral.
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  • But towards the end he confesses that he has grown weary of his task, and his history becomes meagre.
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  • His principles were welcomed as a return to nature by those who were weary of theoretical disputes.
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  • From very early times story-tellers and singers found their subjects in the doughty deeds of the tribe on its forays, and sometimes in contests with foreign powers and in the impression produced by the wealth and might of the sovereigns of Persia and Constantinople: The appearance of the Prophet with the great changes that ensued, the conquests that made the Arabs lords of half the civilized world, supplied a vast store of new matter for relations which men were never weary of hearing and recounting.
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  • He destroys " the three shepherds " in one month, but is soon weary of his flock and the flock of him.
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  • The citizens were growing weary of the monastic austerities imposed on them, and Alexander foresaw that his revenge was at hand.
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  • Signs are also not wanting that Christina was growing weary of the cares of government; while the importunity of the senate and Riksdag on the question of her marriage was a constant source of irritation.
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  • On the other hand, it naturally came to pass that certain of the allies became weary of incessant warfare and looked for a period of commercial prosperity.
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  • Gradually the allies began to weary of personal service and persuaded the synod to accept a money commutation.
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  • Efforts to make peace, initiated by Pope Innocent VI., came to nothing, though the English commons were now weary of the war.
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  • The nation, proud of its pre-eminence and weary of civil war, saw in the king its true representative and the guarantee of its unity and success.
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  • The queen-mother, however, soon grew weary of the domination of the Guises, and entered upon a course of secret opposition.
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  • Talleyrand had long been weary of serving a master whose policy he more and more disapproved, and after the return from Tilsit to Paris he resigned office.
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  • He inveighs against the oppression of the poor by the rich, reproves those who, weary of matins or mass, spend their time in church "jangling," telling tales, and wondering where they will get the best ale, and revives the legend of the dancers at the church door during mass who were cursed by the priest and went on dancing for a twelvemonth without cessation.
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  • 1728), was never weary of attacking scholarship of the old humanistic type and everything that savoured of antiquarian pedantry, and it was mainly his influence that made German the language of university lectures and of scientific and learned literature.
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  • In 1840 he became pattern-designer to a ribbon manufacturer at Coventry; but weary of ill-paid exile he returned the same year to Boulogne, and in 1841 took his degree at Douai.
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  • At length the two parties grew weary of this state of revolution, and a regime of conciliation, the fruit of mutual concessions, was established under Clement III.
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  • In times so " out of joint " Latimer soon became " weary of the court," and it was with a sense of relief that he accepted the living of West Kington, or West Kineton, Wiltshire, conferred on him by the king in 1531.
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  • Otherwise the only thing known (from one or two letters) of his life in those years is that from the year 1648 he had begun to think of returning home; he was then sixty, and might well be weary of exile.
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  • This fact, added to the influence of the local diets, made even the princes weary of war, and a universal and continuous demand arose for some reform of the machinery of government.
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  • The Tirolese soon grew weary of his government, and, in 1446, Sigismund was declared of age.
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  • "I am weary of public speaking," he had told Dr Dale; "my mind is almost a blank."
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  • Pharnabazus, weary of bearing the whole cost of the war for the Peloponnesians, agreed to a period of truce so that envoys might visit Susa, but at this stage the whole position was changed by the appointment of Cyrus the Younger as satrap of Lydia, Greater Phrygia and Cappadocia.
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  • At last, weary of her entreaties, he said he would grant her request if she would ride naked through the streets of the town.
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  • He was weary of the rabies theologorum, and dreamed that the evangelical leaven, if tolerated, would purify the church's life and doctrine.
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  • Robert II., the grandson of Robert Bruce, had lived hard, and when he came to the throne, was weary of fighting and of politics.
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  • Omar's system not only diminished the actual revenue, but largely increased in the cities the numbers of the maula's (clients), mainly Persians, who were weary of their dependency on their Arabic lords, and demanded equal rights for themselves.
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  • Mostakfi was soon weary of this new master, and plotted against him.
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  • Lacordaire read, and his ardent and believing nature, weary of the theological negations of the Encyclopaedists, was convinced.
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  • A quaint figure in the pantheon of the heroic age is Hanuman, the deified chief of monkeys - probably meant to represent the aboriginal tribes of southern India - whose wonderful exploits as Rama's ally on the expedition to Lanka Indian audiences will never weary of hearing recounted.
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  • for as the world is weary of me, so am I of it."
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  • Confidential agents from the Swedish court had already prepared the way for him, and the duc de Choiseul, weary of Swedish anarchy, had resolved to discuss with him the best method of bringing about a revolution in Sweden.
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  • Men had become weary of Protestant scholasticism; religious wars had made peaceful thinkers seek to take the edge off dogmatical rancour; and the multiplicity of religious sects, coupled with the complete failure of various attempts at any substantial reconciliation, provoked distrust of the common basis on which all were founded.
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  • Sinan Pasha returned to Constantinople to die, it is said, of vexation; and in 1597, the sultan, weary of a disastrous contest, sent Michael a red flag in token of reconciliation, reinvested him for life in an office of which he had been unable to deprive him, and granted the succession to his son.
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  • The short-lived Goderich administration followed; and in January 1828 the king, weary of the effort to arrange a coalition, summoned the duke of Wellington to office as head of a purely Iuiu,g.
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  • Educated in comparative seclusion, her character and her person were unfamiliar to her future subjects, who were a little weary of the extravagances and eccentricities of her immediate predecessors.
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  • Years before, in 1852 and 1854 respectively, the British government, at that time a little weary of the responsibilities of colonial rule, had recognized the independence of the two Dutch republics, the Transvaal and the Orange Free State.
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  • But the English Liberals were already a little weary of allies who were quarrelling among themselves, and whose disputes were introducing a new factor into politics.
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  • The policy of George III., and the support which it found among men who were weary of Whig factions, disturbed this scheme, and therefore Burke denounced both the court policy and the court party with all his heart and all his strength.
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  • The mass of the crusaders became weary of the political factions which divided some of their leaders; and Godfrey, who was more of a pilgrim than a politician, becomes the natural representative of this feeling.
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  • Mariamne's mother used her position to further her plots for the overthrow of her son-in-law; and she found an ally in Cleopatra of Egypt, who was unwilling to be spurned by him, even if she was not weary of his'patron, Antony.
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  • This latter is never Pleasure simply, but always Preservation - though on occasion he enlarges the notion of " preservation " into " preservation of life so as not to be weary of it."
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  • On the contrary, the Assembly was weary of the subject.
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  • Yet his elder sons revolted against him in 831 and 832, and were supported by Walla and Agobard and by their followers, weary of all the contradictory oaths demanded of them.
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  • She was blamed for her friendship with the comtesse de Polignac, who loved her only as the dispenser of titles and positions; and when weary of this persistent begging for rewards, she was taxed with her preference for foreigners who asked nothing.
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  • On the 8th of July he again entered Paris, " in the baggage train of the allied armies," as his enemies said, but in spite of this was received with the greatest enthusiasm by a people weary of wars and looking for constitutional government.
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  • On the other hand he is never weary of preaching.
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  • We grew weary of the ensuing confusion and eventually relinquished the name.
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  • American doughboys were heartily weary of the unimaginative and barely digestible food served by army cooks.
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  • forestall questioning on the subject, he tells me that he gets extremely weary of being asked about life with Curtis.
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  • Finally, I expect I am not alone in feeling a trifle weary of carol services.
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  • I am also rather weary of going down the wrong road.
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  • He seems never weary of saying something about Jesus.
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  • Surprisingly everyone agreed for a change, we are getting weary of all the past action.
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  • The siege was long protracted; the mass of the pilgrims were anxious to proceed to Jerusalem, and, as the altered tone of the author of the Gesta sufficiently indicates, thoroughly weary of the obstinate political bickerings of Raymund_and Bohemund.
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  • Another source of trouble was the attitude of the emperor Sigismund, who, not content with protecting by his presence and as far as possible directing the deliberations of the "Universal Church," followed on more than one occasion a policy of violence and threats, a policy all the more irritating since, weary of his previously assumed role of peacemaker between the Christian powers, he had abruptly allied himself with the king of England, and adopted an extremely hostile attitude towards the king of France.
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  • In March the Uitlanders, hopeless of ever obtaining redress from President Kruger, weary of sending petitions to the Raad only to be jeered at, determined to invoke intervention if nothing else could avail, and forwarded a petition to Queen Victoria.
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  • 1-50), as a fragrant offering to the geometrical reader, appending a criticism (Censura brevis, pp. 50-88) on the first part of Wallis's treatise De motu, published in 1669; also he sent Three Papers to the Royal Society on selected points treated very briefly, and when Wallis, still not weary of confuting, shortly replied, published them separately with triumphant Considerations on Dr Wallis's Answer to them (E.W.
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  • These men and their followers were never weary of ridiculing the timid caution of the aged statesman who sacrificed everything to perpetuate an inglorious peace and derisively nicknamed his adherents " Night-caps " (a term subsequently softened into " Caps "), themselves adopting the sobriquet " Hats," from the threecornered hat worn by officers and gentlemen, which was considered happily to hit off the manly self-assertion of the opposition.
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  • At length Haakon, weary of delay, attacked, only to encounter a terrific storm which greatly damaged his ships.
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  • Only after the public grew weary of this did printers go off in search of completely new books, called novels to mark their newness.
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  • At last, however, the sea, as if weary of its new toy, threw me back on the shore, and in another instant I was clasped in my teacher's arms.
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  • "Oh, nothing," said he, as if weary of being continually asked the same question.
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  • Are you not weary of that stupid, meaningless, constantly repeated fraud?
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  • The balalayka was retuned several times and the same notes were thrummed again, but the listeners did not grow weary of it and wished to hear it again and again.
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  • Kutuzov, who was already weary of Bolkonski's activity which seemed to reproach his own idleness, very readily let him go and gave him a mission to Barclay de Tolly.
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  • The whole army--French, Italian, German, Polish, and Dutch--hungry, ragged, and weary of the campaign, felt at the sight of an army blocking their road to Moscow that the wine was drawn and must be drunk.
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  • We were all weary of waiting for you.
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  • She became weary of living and was bored by the tedium of existence.
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  • Can these be held long enough for the Allies to grow weary of the war?
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  • Growing weary of my standard eyeliner and lipstick look, I've decided to do a Cover Girl eye shadow review to see if it packs the same makeup punch that eyeliners do, but without all the tugging and pulling.
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  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie - This power couple we are all growing weary of earned about $55 million.
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  • More and more gamers are growing weary of going to their hometown video stores looking for a decent title to rent.
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  • It's a wonderful cardio workout for those who are growing weary of treadmill life, and it can also provide you with the opportunity to meet new people.
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  • Be reluctant to talk about the death: If the child or teen sees others around him or her weary of talking about death, then he or she won't talk about it either for fear of upsetting others.
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  • Like greater options: Finally, this type of tankini can also provide more styling options to those who might be weary of the more commonplace one piece swimsuit and bikini styles.
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  • If you are unable to keep up, the Gemini personality will grow weary of the relationship and move on.
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  • More and more people requiring specialty fashions and accessories are finding themselves weary of driving all over town in an attempt to locate the solitary store that carries their obscure desired item.
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