There is but one goal to the via dolorosa; there is no escape from the central chamber of that labyrinth.
Yet one feels that, despite his wealth, his renown, existence was for him a via dolorosa.
But what a via dolorosa it is, that grim ditch dug across Europe, with its crouching men behind the snipers' plates.
There was no moon; nothing but the gas-lamps lighted Clare's via dolorosa.
It was truly a via dolorosa, and we walked on it with saddened hearts, musing on the awful sufferings our countrymen had endured.
Life cannot be all serenity and peace to the pilgrims who toil upon its stormy way, its via dolorosa.
Their via dolorosa is marked by long rows of crosses on either side, emblems of suffering, death, and sacrifice.
Ah, that via dolorosa of the destitute, that chemin de la croix of the homeless.
And next day there was one more revealing incident that helped, yet also hindered him, as he moved along his via dolorosa.
Take but one instance out of the many that crossed my via dolorosa of the anguish inflicted on the mothers of the poor.