1 In this case, I was driven to reflect deeply and inveterately on that hard law of life, which lies at the root of religion and is one of the most plentiful springs of distress.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis StevensonContext Highlight In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
2 In the strength of his misfortune, and the energy of his distress, he fired for the moment like a proud man.
3 A dull anger that she should be seen in her distress, and that the involuntary look she had so resented should come to this fulfilment, smouldered within her like an unwholesome fire.
4 Louisa uttered an exclamation, partly of distress, partly of satisfaction.
5 The same alarming distinction was conferred on Rebecca, in spite of her father's entreaties, who offered even money, in this extremity of distress, that she might be permitted to abide with him.
6 The Templar hesitated, and a resolution which had never yielded to pity or distress, gave way to his admiration of her fortitude.
7 They shook their bright, sunny little rags in bouts of distress.
8 As soon as she met with Edmund she told him her distress.
9 I know my father as well as you do; and I'll take care that his daughters do nothing to distress him.
10 Some very grave reproof, or at least the coldest expression of indifference, must be coming to distress her brother, and sink her to the ground.
11 Fanny struggled for speech, and said, "I am very sorry that anything has occurred to distress you."
12 She would not, could not believe, that Mr. Crawford's affection for her could distress him long; his mind was not of that sort.
13 My dearest Fanny," cried Edmund, pressing her arm closer to him, "do not let the idea of her anger distress you.
14 One should be a brute not to feel for the distress they are in; and from what I hear, poor Mr. Bertram has a bad chance of ultimate recovery.
15 She must have been a happy creature in spite of all that she felt, or thought she felt, for the distress of those around her.