Thesaurus / overlong
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"Four years is overlong for anyone to play ghost on a whole countryside," he said laughing.

King Olaf's KinsmanCharles Whistler

“I trust, Master Preston, that you will not be overlong in recovering,” he said as he turned to leave the unfortunate fellow.

The nation must have then consisted of young readers, when a diminutive volume in twelves was deemed to be “overlong.”

Subjected to an exhaustive, overlong, and at times meaningless personal interview.

Voyage To EternityMilton Lesser

Ah, that delight, it was not overlong And I pay dear with sorrow for brief song.

LamentsJan Kochanowski

"'Twill be overlong for the captain," said Dennis, with a smile.

You have been overlong on your journey and we have been waiting for you.

The Master MysteryArthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey

And they fret themselves not overlong for husbands that are gone, these young beauties.

My sorrow would be overlong, if I should love you, and grant you what you wish.

The wait at Fachen was not overlong, but it became a trifle tedious after the novelty of the place had passed.

The Ship DwellersAlbert Bigelow Paine

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