an onerous

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  • If they wanted me to fill such an onerous post, they should have told all that before. Cited from Botchan (Master Darling), by Kin-nosuke Natsume
  • The author certainly would not ask him to carry an onerous weight. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • Another thing she did, and which made traveling an onerous trial for her. Cited from Tarzan of the Apes, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Considering the health and safety of those who do this work should not be an onerous duty.
  • Perhaps no one else would willingly accept such an onerous post. Cited from Witch-Doctors, by Charles Beadle
  • "Then you enter at once upon your great inheritance -- an onerous and responsible position." Cited from The Lost Lady of Lone, by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • It has its difficulties, but it is not an onerous one. Cited from The Mayor's Wife, by Anna Katharine Green
  • Such an onerous qualification must needs apply to black and white alike. Cited from The Law of the Land, by Emerson Hough
  • It is at one and the same time, both an enchanted voyage and an onerous story.
  • The business was not of an onerous nature, but Walter had been detained for some time over it. Cited from Saint George for England, by G. A. Henty
  • Then he heaved his hoe-handle far from him and stretched his arms high over his head like one released from an onerous task. Cited from Starr, of the Desert, by B. M Bower
  • Adhering to the breach conditions is an onerous task for smaller game companies.
  • An onerous successor is bound for the whole period of a long lease if it is registered, whether or not he knew of its existence.
  • Thus what appears an onerous problem in data analysis is reduced to a reasonable one by aid from a large, Internet-based community of borrowed computer resources.
  • No circumstance could present greater obstacles to the accomplishment of these vitally important objects than the creation of an onerous national debt. Cited from A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Richardson
  • The masters were charged with the training of their scholars in religion and morals -- an onerous duty in too many cases imperfectly performed. Cited from The Customs of Old England, by F. J. Snell
  • The construction of a full, high-precision Solar System ephemeris is an onerous task.
  • It is an onerous condition which religions must fulfil, if they would prevail in the world, that they must have their roots in the past. Cited from The Life of Reason, by George Santayana
  • The general rule for incorporation of terms into agreements is that reasonable notice of the term is needed, and more notice is needed for an onerous term.
  • This was not initially an onerous position, and Bland began to develop a parallel career as a free-lance journalist.
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