travails

[ truh-veyl, trav-eyl ]SEE DEFINITION OF travails
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For duty is God's midwife, sent to deliver the soul that travails in its anguish.

No more then remember we our pains; our ship-wrecks and dangers are forgotten; we fear no more the travails and the thieves.

Seeing the splendor reserved for itself, it groans and travails unceasingly.

His heart yearns towards them; he travails over them in birth again.

The Travails dealt with a matter of ephemeral interest, and would not long have held the public.