tribulation

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Not backward can the Will will; that it cannot break time and time's desire--that is the Will's lonesomest tribulation.
Willing emancipateth: what doth Willing itself devise in order to get free from its tribulation and mock at its prison?
It was tribulation I sought at the bottom of it, tears and tribulation, and have found it, and I have tasted it; but He will pity us Who has had pity on all men, Who has understood all men and all things, He is the One, He too is the judge.
Amy was learning this distinction through much tribulation, for mistaking enthusiasm for inspiration, she attempted every branch of art with youthful audacity.
She was watching the motions of her father with a look of anxious and filial affection, while he paced the apartment with a dejected mien and disordered step; sometimes clasping his hands together sometimes casting his eyes to the roof of the apartment, as one who laboured under great mental tribulation.
This tempest and tribulation lasted about two hours, at the end of which he was left, not like his master, but so weak and exhausted that he could not stand.
For a moment the voices cheered the heart of Tess, till she reasoned that this interview had its origin, on one side or the other, in the same attraction which had been the prelude to her own tribulation.
I see," says the palmist, "a great deal of sorrow and tribulation with one whom ye cannot forget.
Without vouching for the truth of such traditions, it is certain that Mistress Dudley sometimes assembled a few of the stanch, though crestfallen, old Tories, who had lingered in the rebel town during those days of wrath and tribulation.
He also faced many trials and tribulations and number of times he was detained in various jails across Kashmir valley,' he added.
On this week's TribCast, Ross talks to Evan, Julian and Patrick about the state of the presidential primaries now that Iowa is behind us and New Hampshire is ahead, new flashpoints in the immigration debate, and Attorney General Ken Paxton's latest tribulations.
Three years in the making, 'The Long Shot' follows Keoghan through the trials and tribulations of his training career and the film producer has admitted it is quite a dark programme that lays bare the huge challenges he faced in getting his horses to the track.