Usage examples for tribulation

  1. Now, my desire, which was to liberate my father and his fellows in tribulation, I knew pure, and had no fear of the sequel, as is declared: Fear nought so much as Fear itself; for arm'd with Fear the Foe Finds passage to the vital part, and strikes a double blow. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  2. It is not to ministers only that tribulation worketh patience, and patience experience, and experience hope. – Bunyan Characters First Series by Alexander Whyte
  3. Then you may gain some idea of what this rugged promontory stands for in the life- history of a race that has passed through great tribulation. – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  4. The Governor shook his finger before the mayor's face and, in his complete absorption in his own tribulation, failed to remark that he was not receiving undivided attention. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  5. But on one point- the tribulation it was bringing upon Aunt Butson- he kept silence; for the thought of it made him unhappy. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  6. Often now I pause before I enter this sacred edifice, and think of that hour of tribulation. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  7. They're here from Necessity to Tribulation! – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  8. Whatever of toil and tribulation the future held in store, this day marked a step forward in the work to which David had set his life. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  9. He had known tribulation, as his master had, and had found it a difficult thing to keep from the shadowy hunting ground of dogs who have lived a conscientious life. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  10. All these things are a part of the great tribulation which is upon us. – Native Races and the War by Josephine Elizabeth Butler
  11. The good housekeeper looked uneasily at her master through her great spectacles, and began glancing from right to left in evident tribulation. – A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest by Amelia B. Edwards
  12. So much tribulation- all in one day! – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  13. It makes me feel very unhappy sometimes, because I haven't been through tribulation yet, and I shan't be ready to die till I have. – Odd by Amy Le Feuvre
  14. Only through the discipline of perplexity and tribulation could the people be brought to realize the indispensable necessity of that indissoluble union of which Washington had spoken. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  15. So you ought to be, as I said- so that neither tribulation nor consolation should ever stir you. – Letters of Catherine Benincasa by Catherine Benincasa
  16. May great tribulation come upon you in your life! – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  17. " Through tribulation I've come to it," he answered. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts