Thesaurus / miseries


At one moment our human soul finds itself harassed by a thousand vexations, outraged by a thousand miseries.

The Complex VisionJohn Cowper Powys

Then, rushing home to her, he had been led by her greeting to believe that his miseries were ended.

SacrificeStephen French Whitman

There were some there who had Umballa to thank for their miseries.

He began by painting in the Figaro, with great graphic power, the miseries of ushers in provincial schools.

Those who understand it must be freed by it from all the miseries which the others drag about with themselves.

Nevertheless, God gives them some respite from their miseries through the zeal and steadfast efforts of the brethren.

St. Dionysius of AlexandriaBishop of Alexandria, Saint Dionysius

The miseries of the damned could not have exceeded mine in some of the moments when these cruel conjectures filled my mind.

ConfessionW. Gilmore Simms

If it were over-production last year that produced the distress, when are our miseries to have an end!

Rural RidesWilliam Cobbett

If Daun could be swift, and end the miseries of Dresden, surely Dresden would be much obliged to him.

Supplies did not come, the army dwindled, and the miseries of Valley Forge were renewed.

George Washington, Vol. IHenry Cabot Lodge


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