It is this, it is this that oppresses
my soul, When I think of my uncle's last words: And my heart is like nothing so much as a bowl Brimming over with quivering curds!
and are not those petty, tormenting cares less hurtful than a continual brooding over the great affliction that oppresses
You are now the head of the family, Stephen; and I feel bound, in the position which oppresses
me, to leave you to decide what ought to be done.
The very possession of the letter, in the present excited state of my nerves, oppresses
and revolts me.
It does not seem to me so genuine grief when some tyrannous Richard the Third oppresses
and slays a score of innocent persons, as when Antonio and Tasso, both apparently right, wrong each other.
But he is generally melancholy and despairing, and sometimes he gnashes his teeth, as if impatient of the weight of woes that oppresses