You were once my comfort, Clarissa; you made all my hardships tolerable:—But now!
My hardships, I felt, were by reason of my disobedience to God's will.
If we go on we shall have hardships, and perhaps, some pretty severe ones.
He has never known any hardships or been forced into any self-denial.
But his wife was dying from the hardships she had suffered, due to stark poverty.