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He returned home a pauper without a pension and 50 years later, at 70, chronicled the travails of the War of Independence.McCain’s 13 Favorite Soldiers|Sandra McElwaine|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The whole history of Western film and TV is mostly the travails of wealthy people with problems only the wealthy can understand.
Ira is classic Moore; his travails feature her signature blend of absurdity and desperation.This Week’s Hot Reads: February 18, 2014|Mythili Rao|February 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was he who guided us through the travails of early adulthood.My Eulogy for My Father, Murray Frum|David Frum|May 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That quip reflected his own travails with thinking outside the box.Peter Worthington on Thinking Outside the Box|David Frum|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They took with them two dogs, which drew well-laden travails (sledges), and hoped to arrive there in about nine days.
And so I leave the Captain, walking slowly, already forgetful of my recent travails, blind to the things about me.'Neath Verdun, August-October, 1914|Maurice Genevoix
His heart yearns towards them; he travails over them in birth again.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
Better travails, I suppose, had the Stoics taken in this argument, as far as I can gather by that which we have at second hand.The Advancement of Learning|Francis Bacon
More often the emotion precedes the conception; the vague, awed sense of God travails till a new thought is born among men.The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible|R. Heber Newton