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There's also fun to be had from teasing fellow pilgrims, with the young Squire (Matt Connor) driven to frustrated tears by the comedic heckling of the Pardoner (a fey Andrew Whitehead channelling Larry Grayson) and Summoner, while there's a running joke about the tediousness of the tragedy intoned endlessly by Alan McMahon's Monk.
He knows her, in and out, and he sometimes needs to escape this tediousness.
In the melodrama Constance Darrow, an accomplished working woman loses name and identity when she marries, and becomes demoralized by economic dependency and the tediousness of housework.
Scorsese's Raging Bull is the ultimate boxing movie and Million Dollar Baby is a study in tediousness.
What was tranquility and comfort to Fanny was tediousness and vexation to Mary [.
Also, in Animadversions (1641) he reveals the tediousness of his studies and again criticizes the Fathers for corrupting sacred truth:
BudgetBank was designed from the users up," says Media General's DiVito, adding that developers worked hard "to combat tediousness.
In days of distress there is a sameness, a tediousness to our unoriginal emotions, our unimaginative likes and dislikes, hardnesses and prejudices, our tedious materiality that seeks only to repeat itself, as if that were to improve itself.
Such skimping adds to pic's eventual tediousness (once the excitement of initial disbelief wears off), though tech work is adequate.
In The Dedication of Rabdologia (circa 1617), Napier, who invented logarithms - powerful ways to think about and process information dealing with large numbers and questions of scale - wrote, "I have always endeavored according to my strength and the measure of my ability to do away with the difficulty and tediousness of calculations, the irksome mess of which is wont to detour very many from the study of mathematics.
Smith justifies the book's length and tediousness by claiming that the mere weight of citations is necessary to overturn the entire history of scholarship on the subject up to this point, which has consistently contended that Vedic thought is disorderly, unsystematic, "comprised of poetic flights of fancy, mystical esotericism, and/or priestly conceits (take your pick), and it is distinguished by its proclivity toward drawing equivalences or identities .
When Polonius says to Hamlet, "Since brevity is the soul of wit, and tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief," Shakespeare was using wit in its original meaning of wisdom (Hendrickson, p.