Boresomeness

Boresomeness

Boxing (See PUGILISM.)
Bellenden, Lady Margaret
tiresomely repeats story of Charles II’s visit. [Br. Lit.: Old Mortality]
Bovary, Charles
“dull-witted husband reeked of medicine and drugs.” [Fr. Lit.: Madame Bovary]
Dryasdust, Rev.
imaginary preface writer with wooden style. [Br. Lit.: Wheeler, 108]
Warburton, Lord
Isabel’s kindly, thoughtful, but overly boring suitor. [Am. Lit.: The Portrait of a Lady, Magill I, 766–768]
Welland, May
“correct but unexciting personality.” [Am. Lit.: The Age of Innocence]