Look at the happiness of the sun, who travailing never tires.
Our pains were not small or light, but travailing daily from chamber to chamber.
Towards this resurrection all creation is groaning and travailing.
There is a pause in the hurry, in the sorrow, of this travailing world; there is a hush.
And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
The good swell is the creature towards which all nature has been groaning and travailing together until now.
It seemed inexplicable to her that women went on travailing and giving birth.
The earnest expectation of a groaning and travailing creation does wait for the revealing of the sons of God.
They represent the whole creation as groaning and travailing in pain, but that the creature also shall be delivered.
They know themselves re-born in soul, and are dimly aware that the world is travailing toward new birth with them.