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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Tedious
 
  Tedious a task for the mind as oakum-picking or stone-breaking can be for the body.
            —Arthur Acheson
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  Tedious as a twice-told tale.
            —Homer
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  Tedious and dull as truth.
            —Henry Mackenzie
  3
  Tedious as dull sorrows.
            —Philip Massinger
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  Tedious as a king.
            —William Shakespeare
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                Tedious
As a tired horse, a railing wife.
            —William Shakespeare
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            So tedious is this day,
As is the night before some festival
To an impatient child, that hath new robes,
And may not wear them.
            —William Shakespeare
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  As tedious as a guilty conscience.
            —Cyril Tourneur
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