3 Metaphors for discouragement

But though the waves surged, and rose, and oppressed, yet they did not overwhelm his hope; the more the discouragements, the greater became his faith that all things were appointed for his good, and thought he could not guess, yet even the trial would result by God's own working hand, to the honor and glory of his great name.

Under the pressure of these trials, the child became a man, and with him discouragement could only be an accidental tribute paid to human nature.

The discouragement of colonization is certainly not the feeling of the great majority of the people of England, and it is equally certain that it is not the policy of this empire.

3 Metaphors for  discouragement