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  • verb Present participle of overweary.


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  • This perfect familiarity rendered all such scenes of natural beauty unexciting, if not indifferent to them, by lulling and overwearying the imagination as far as it was concerned with such things; but there was another kind of beauty which they found it required effort to obtain, and which, when thoroughly obtained, seemed more glorious than any of this wild loveliness -- the beauty of the human countenance and form.

    Selections From the Works of John Ruskin John Ruskin 1859


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