What adjective might you liken to Monday morning?
Something real, cool, and solid lies before you; something unromantic as Monday morning, when all who have work wake with the consciousness that they must rise and betake themselves thereto.
You can imagine a lover joking that their partner is ‘about as romantic as a Monday morning’.
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Source: Charlotte Bronte, Shirley (London: Collins, 1968), p. 17.
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