Her very soul seemed to her to be devoted to his worship; she thought of him constantly, and pictured out his various distresses
and dangers; she wept at his sufferings, and rejoiced in his prosperity--and all this in the short space of one hour.
Why tell people your distresses
, so that they may pity you.
But it is useless troubling you with my distresses
Fanny, being always a very courteous listener, and often the only listener at hand, came in for the complaints and the distresses
of most of them.
Courtiers flatter kings with the remembrance of past distresses
, as with the hopes of future good fortune.
But I admit I have something to tell you that may distress you, that terribly distresses