It may, perhaps, be fairly questioned, whether any other portion of the population of the earth could have endured
the privations, sufferings and horrors of slavery, without having become more degraded in the scale of humanity than the slaves of African descent.
John Knightley had really a great regard for his fatherinlaw, and generally a strong sense of what was due to him; but it was too often for Emma's charity, especially as there was all the pain of apprehension frequently to be endured
, though the offence came not.
He had endured
the pang; he had resigned himself to the sacrifice.
Such vapouring, combined with the extravagant plots of Monseigneur for the restoration of a state of things that had utterly exhausted itself, and worn out Heaven and earth as well as itself, was hard to be endured
without some remonstrance by any sane man who knew the truth.
What I have endured
, and do endure here, is insupportable.
But, all I had endured
up to this time, was nothing in comparison with the awful feelings that took possession of me when the pause was broken which ensued upon my sister's recital, and in which pause everybody had looked at me (as I felt painfully conscious) with indignation and abhorrence.
Nay, I had endured
the agony; I would not give him this last triumph over me.
They grievously oppressed the poor people by building castles; and when they were built, they filled them with wicked men, or rather devils, who seized both men and women who they imagined had any money, threw them into prison, and put them to more cruel tortures than the martyrs ever endured
And I could hardly have resigned myself to the simple, vulgar, direct debauchery of a clerk and have endured
all the filthiness of it.
This maddened me, and I sat brooding for a time over the injuries I had suffered, and the cruelties which she I loved had endured
for my sake, until my heart swelled and grew sore, and my teeth were clinched.
I was almost a cripple, and the pain I endured
at intervals was agonizing.
He hated school, which he looked upon as an indignity to be endured
till he was old enough to go out into the world.
the hand of the youth-god on the scruff of his neck, after the collar had been unbuckled; but when the hose was turned on him, he resented and resisted.
He yielded to the master's children with an ill but honest grace, and endured
their fooling as one would endure a painful operation.
That's bad enough in a woman, but it isn't to be endured
in a man.