Boresomeness Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Boresomeness


  1. Bellenden, Lady Margaret tiresomely repeats story of Charles II’s 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 Isabel’s kindly, thoughtful, but overly boring suitor. [Am. Lit.: The Portrait of a Lady, Magill I, 766–768]
  5. Welland, May “correct but unexciting personality.” [Am. Lit.: The Age of Innocence]

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