Peter was dull; he was at first Dull, Oh, so dull so very dull! Whether he talked, wrote, or rehearsed Still with his dulness was he cursed Dull beyond all conception dull.
Who can prove Wit to be witty when with deeper ground Dulness intuitive declares wit dull?george eliot
Dulness! whose good old cause I yet defend, With whom my muse began, with whom shall end.Alexander Pope