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78. Boresomeness

  1. Bellenden, Lady Margaret tiresomely repeats story of Charles IIs visit. [Br. Lit.: Old Mortality ]
  2. Bovary, Charles dull-witted husband reeked of medicine and drugs. [Fr. Lit.: Madame Bovary ]
  3. Dryasdust, Rev. imaginary preface writer with wooden style. [Br. Lit.: Wheeler, 108]
  4. Warburton, Lord Isabels kindly, thoughtful, but overly boring suitor. [Am. Lit.: The Portrait of a Lady, Magill I, 766768]
  5. Welland, May correct but unexciting personality. [Am. Lit.: The Age of Innocence ]

Boxing (See PUGILISM .)