The style is elegant and understated, the aura of weariness and mortality extremely powerful.
And you can sense the weariness in Royko when he says he would like to walk away from it all and try to write a comic novel.
Many of our leaders and pundits complain about the weariness and wariness of war, but the nature of conflict has changed.
I have to admit, and in the face of all my weariness and skepticism, I like the idea.
There was no end of hunger and thirst, and cold and weariness.
Garson answered with a note of weariness that was unlike him.
The lady stood by, with an expression of infinite scorn and weariness upon her face.
She was not herself, of course, what with strain and weariness.
Some of them are men from a distance, as may be seen by their dust-soiled garments and their air of weariness.
The short rest had stiffened them and brought home the weariness to their bones.
Old English werig "tired," related to worian "to wander, totter," from West Germanic *worigaz (cf. Old Saxon worig "weary," Old High German wuorag "intoxicated"), of unknown origin.
Old English wergian (intransitive), gewergian (transitive), from the source of weary (adj.). Related: Wearied; wearying.