“First they have heavy burdens to raise the whole family, second, their deaths bring long-term torments.”
“32 They died in torments, and their torments were imbittered by insult and derision.”
“Yes, he shall take me; he shall think he had got me safe away from you and Mark -- and when he has got me he shall taste what the hot-and-strong sort of Christian preachers call the torments of the damned.”
“And I am halfe perswaded, that her torments are the greater, seeing me troubled with such an enemy to goodnesse.”
“Some minutes pass over, and I wax nervous; this new word torments me unceasingly, returns again and again, takes up my thoughts, and makes me serious.”
“She suffered, dumbly, despairingly; her torments were the more poignant because she realised that the man she loved beyond anything in the world must be acutely distressed at this unexpected confounding of his hopes.”
“He tried to reassure himself, to believe that his torments were a proof of his vocation, that the facility of the novelist who stood six years deep in contracts to produce romances was a thing wholly undesirable, but all the while he longed for but a drop of that inexhaustible fluency which he professed to despise.”
“Our torments are the fruit of our sins and the work of the incorporeal fallen spirits.”
“Again he recalled the torments which he had endured when compelled to witness how completely she yielded to the passion which drew her to”
“Flushing Meadows has a habit of sifting and winnowing these players by way of various physical torments, which is what makes the U.S.”
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