Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tired of the world.
“From this world-wearied flesh; eyes, look your last!”
“There were Moro chiefs, looking world-wearied and indifferent, followed by their attendant slaves; there were thrifty Moros willing to sell one anything from a”
““Well, and did it sound any different from what it did last year, and the year before, and the year before that?” inquired in measured, world-wearied tones the dampener of ardors.”
“And now, by an unlooked-for turn of events, she found herself among the world-wearied ones, asking for the divine freshness of youth.”
“I saw in an instant that there was an unmistakable likeness between the three; but the contrast of the marvellous brilliance and beauty of Amroth with the old, world-wearied, simple-minded couple was the most extraordinary thing to behold.”
“The whole soliloquy and especially the superb epithet "world-wearied" are at least as suitable to Hamlet as to Romeo.”
“The story tells of the salvation of a world-wearied youth, who is won back to life by the love and devotion of his slave.”
“The idea of the world-wearied wanderer driven from shore to shore in the vain search for peace and rest dates from Homer.”
“He found himself interested, on his own account, in this haggard-eyed, world-wearied, yet not unattractive man, as well as for Miss Hill.”
“In the midst of the excitement and anxiety of that time, a gentle, loving, world-wearied soul passed out of our little mortal day at Gotha, and a fresh, bright young soul came into it in London.”
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