At last, losing patience, he seized the vizir by the beard and loaded him with blows.
At this the princess lost all patience, and taking the nurse by her hair she boxed her ears soundly, crying out: "You shall tell me, you old witch, or I'll kill you.
In fine, all the duennas smacked him and several others of the household pinched him; but what he could not stand was being pricked by the pins; and so, apparently out of patience
, he started up out of his chair, and seizing a lighted torch that stood near him fell upon the duennas and the whole set of his tormentors, exclaiming, "Begone, ye ministers of hell; I'm not made of brass not to feel such out-of-the-way tortures.
I shall never forget the tactful patience
with which he persuaded him to take nourishment.
But believe me, my dear boy, there is nothing stronger than those two: patience
and time, they will do it all.
No Steward," might be described as Michael's thought; but by PATIENCE
, as his mood and key, might be described his acceptance of further delay in meeting up with his god, his best beloved, his Steward who was his own human god amidst the multitude of human gods he was encountering.
of Julian was firm enough to be a match for the obstinacy of Horace.
The reader may, perhaps, subdue his own patience
, if he searches
But I hear only slow death preached, and patience
with all that is "earthly.
I have waited to make it a complete Report; and I have been met, here and there, by obstacles which it was only possible to remove by some little expenditure of patience
This is the story of what a Woman's patience
can endure, and what a Man's resolution can achieve.
Any one may judge the labour of my hands in such a piece of work; but labour and patience
carried me through that, and many other things.