Well, I suppose you are aware of this much: corn is threshed by beasts of burthen?
You cannot help feeling that they are costly to you, and they must see that you find them a burthen?
Idle Richard is a burthen to himself, and scorned by everybody.
Here tears relieved her from a part of that burthen, which was before insupportable.
This is the burthen and message of the whole ...