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  • By the time I did get to high school I was bone-weary of family life and chomping at the bit so hard my teeth hurt.

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  • He was describing a procession of bone-weary soldiers on horseback one day in May, 1940.

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  • She was bone-weary, but knowing it might mean a call from the hospital about one of her patients made her bolt from her chair and dart across the room.

    The Shadow of Your Smile

  • Though his men were bone-weary from the long and muddy march, Mackenzie ordered them back in their saddles.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • A bone-weary Leah picked up her mug and leaned over to kiss her cousin on the cheek before heading off toward the steps leading to the second floor.

    Brown-Eyed Girl

  • She was bone-weary, and starved for the sights and sounds of human conversation, but she felt nervous as a cat clinging to a branch over a kennel yard.

    THE RIVER KINGS’ ROAD

  • And he was suddenly bone-weary, having paid an immediate price of his own strength for the healing and the protective circle.

    Tran Siberian

  • Cassidy, always bone-weary after creative sessions, slept in the limousine going home with her head on Oliver's shoulder.

    The Elvis Latte

  • His upbeat notion of a yes-we-can national mobilization for the common good, however saccharine, speaks to the pride and idealism of Americans who are bone-weary of a patriotism defined exclusively by flag lapel pins, the fear of terrorism and the prospect of perpetual war.

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  • I'm bone-weary of standing by, as the McCain campaign invokes the name of convicted felon Rezko.

    McCain Campaign Response: Obama Worries About Arugula, Vacations In Hawaii

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