Definition of prosy:
" Our Bishop is a dreadfully prosy old gentleman," Lady Meadowcroft answered, gliding off at a tangent on a personality, as is the wont of her kind; " he had, oh, such a dreadful quarrel with my father over the rules of the St. Alphege Schools at Millington."- "Hilda Wade A Woman With Tenacity Of Purpose", Grant Allen.
- "Peter Bell the Third", Percy Bysshe Shelley.
- "Temporal Power", Marie Corelli.