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dead tired

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  • Yes, but Billy, there's more fun here, and heavens knows I'm dead tired.

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • And I didn't stop, either, until I was too dead tired to go on.

  • Try not to be too late in going to bed—you must be dead tired.'

    The Child of Pleasure Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • Then all danger is past, and what does it matter if we are dead tired?

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • You are dead tired and I'm not, so go and rest and don't bother.

  • “Come right in; you must be dead tired,” she said, cordially.

    That Girl Montana Marah Ellis Ryan
  • They were all dead tired, and all very untidy, not to say disreputable in appearance.

    The Children of Wilton Chase Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • I am dead tired, dear girl; you talk until we have something to eat.

    Mistress Anne Temple Bailey
  • I walked to the corner, and sat down on the curbstone, dead tired, but happy.

    Aladdin & Co. Herbert Quick
  • There was nothing the matter with them except that they were dead tired.

    The Call of the Wild Jack London

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