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Trouble, subst. 1) disturbance, perplexity, embarrassment, affliction, suffering: “mark the poor, to overshoot his --s, how he outruns the wind,” Ven. 680. “all torment, t., wonder and amazement inhabits here,” Tp. V, 104. “--s of the marriage-bed,” Err. II, 1, 27. “that you would put me to this shame and t.” V, 14. “is it your dear friend that is thus in t.?” Merch. III, 2, 293. “prompted by your present t.” Tw. III, 4, 377. “I would his --s likewise were expired,” H6A II, 5, 31. H6B V, 1, 70. H6C V, 5, 16. H8 II, 2, 16. III, 1, 1. Caes. I, 2, 38. Mcb. IV, 1, 18. V, 1, 80. V, 3, 42. Hml. III, 1, 59. Oth. III, 3, 150. Per. II Prol. 7. II, 4, 44.
2) molestation: “what t. was I then to you,” Tp. I, 2, 151. “you are come to meet your t.” Ado I, 1, 97. Ado I, 1, 97 Ado I, 1, 97 “forgive me your t.” Tw. II, 1, 35. Wint. I, 2, 26. V, 3, 9. H8 IV, 2, 162. Mcb. I, 6, 11. Mcb. I, 6, 11
3) pains, labour: “is twenty hundred kisses such a t.?” Ven. 522. “unapt to toil and t. in the world,” Shr. V, 2, 166. “double toil and t.” Mcb. IV, 1, 10. Mcb. IV, 1, 10 Mcb. IV, 1, 10 “this is a joyful t. to you,” II, 3, 53. “you lay out too much pains for purchasing but t.” Cymb. II, 3, 93.
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