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This is always repeated in one unvarying phase of the most jejune and meagre character.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
But these might grow jejune, nor is it safe to trust the tender mercies of a butcher.
The flesh is very pasty, and the general effect of the picture jejune in the extreme.
We pass in the world for sects and schools, for erudition and piety, and we are all the time jejune babes.
ESSAYS, FIRST SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
The volume of 1500 had been jejune, written when he knew nothing of Greek; 800 adages put together with scanty elucidations.
I do protest against those jejune satirists who hold them up to ridicule, forsooth!
This it is that makes the reading of the sixteenth century polemics so insufferably jejune and dreary.
GERMAN SOCIETY AT THE CLOSE OF THE MIDDLE AGESERNEST BELFORT BAX
For in stories, as in other games, play without luck is fatiguing and jejune, luck without play childish.
THE FLOURISHING OF ROMANCE AND THE RISE OF ALLEGORYGEORGE SAINTSBURY
His sayings, which had been extolled as the very epitome of wisdom, were now voted jejune and commonplace.
THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUSCONFUCIUS
The statement in Mr. Yang's jejune essay that the Chinese give pure silver in exchange for foreign dollars containing 10 per cent.
INTIMATE CHINAMRS. ARCHIBALD LITTLE
WORDS RELATED TO JEJUNE
- big yawn
- ho hum
- familiar tune
- old hat
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