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"In all Geta's troubles, he thinks more of you than he does of himself," said she.

And I can't have any one with troubles on this Cunarder—not for the next thirty days.

De Lord had been with them in six troubles, and he would not desert them in de seventh.

"You can come now and get your tickets," and their troubles were over.

There was no further mention of the troubles of that card game.

These troubles in the Church so powerfully affected them that they withdrew.

As a matter of fact, we do find a singular satisfaction in the troubles of others.

My troubles grew too great to bear, then vanished in an hour.

There is only Stineli in the whole world to whom I belong, or who troubles her head about me!

For an instant John Porter forgot all about Lucretia and her troubles.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., from Old French trubler (11c.), metathesis of turbler, from Vulgar Latin *turbulare, from Late Latin turbidare "to trouble, make turbid," from Latin turbidus (see turbid). Related: Troubled; troubling.

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