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suffer

1. To experience pain or distress.
2. To be subjected to injury, loss, or damages.
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"No--not worse," said Adam, bitterly; "I don't believe it's worse-- I'd sooner do it--I'd sooner do a wickedness as I could suffer for by myself than ha' brought HER to do wickedness and then stand by and see 'em punish her while they let me alone; and all for a bit o' pleasure, as, if he'd had a man's heart in him, he'd ha' cut his hand off sooner than he'd ha' taken it.
In the words of a Russian critic, who seeks to explain the feeling inspired by Dostoevsky: "He was one of ourselves, a man of our blood and our bone, but one who has suffered and has seen so much more deeply than we have his insight impresses us as wisdom .
He has suffered so many disappointments and is so sensitive," said she to the mother.
Think of your mother; think of her misery while YOU suffer: for her sake you must exert yourself."
Happy, happy Elinor, YOU cannot have an idea of what I suffer."
Much as you suffer now, think of what you would have suffered if the discovery of his character had been delayed to a later period-- if your engagement had been carried on for months and months, as it might have been, before he chose to put an end to it.
My feelings are at present in a state of dreadful indecision; I wish to acquit you, but certainty on either side will be ease to what I now suffer. If your sentiments are no longer what they were, you will return my notes, and the lock of my hair which is in your possession.
Elinor, Elinor, they who suffer little may be proud and independent as they like--may resist insult, or return mortification--but I cannot.
"Still, there have been men who suffered more than you."
"Yes," he said, "there have been some who have suffered more than I have, but then they must have been martyrs at least."
I have seen dead horses, and I am sure they do not suffer pain; I wish I may drop down dead at my work, and not be sent off to the knackers."
The Buddha responded: everyone suffers. While we may learn to manage our suffering through therapy, meditation, talks with good friends, and exercise, if we look closely, we'll see that the suffering doesn't ever go away completely.