References in classic literature ?
And after this warning, if he shall be of opinion that he can find enough of serious in other parts of this history, he may pass over these, in which we profess to be laboriously dull, and begin the following books at the second chapter.
I knew it, Dempsey," she said, as her eyes grew dull even in their tears.
I've only got the news in this letter, which you stigmatize as dull and stupid, and won't let me read.
Before he had reached the embankments that were being thrown up, he saw, in the light of the dull autumn evening, mounted men coming toward him.