be patient

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We may find happiness in seeking to be patient even while we suffer.
I know how you feel about losing your place in the factory, and you have a hard master; but pray be patient, and perhaps something--"
Within eight days, if thou wilt be patient and conformable to my directions,'' replied Rebecca.
No one dared to tell him the dark predictions of the great oculist who came to look at them, and the boy tried to be patient, thinking that a few weeks of rest would repair the overwork of several years.
Plenty of time for that; you must be patient now, and get them thoroughly well, or they will trouble you again when it will be harder to spare them," she said, with tears in her own eyes.