84 Metaphors for troubles
"The trouble with the Nationalist movement," he insisted, "is lack of unity.
The only trouble she had was the extreme irritability of the optic nerve, which, though without inflammation of the eyes, sometimes confined her to a solitary chamber.
Now we of the army conclude, with prayer and tears, that these troubles are a penalty for our backslidings, conferences, compromises, and the like; that "if the Lord bring us back in peace," Charles Stuart, the Man of Blood, must be called to account.
Troubles are certainly a great advantage, if we manage them correctly.
His only trouble now, in the dull and lazy times of the juste milieu, is drowsiness.
Troubles, cares, are not these the money with which lovers pay for their pleasures?
Trouble, thy name is Woman!"
"His present trouble is nervous strain, aggravated by the unaccustomed confinement, and some mental excitement under which he is laboring.
His only trouble was the thought that perhaps the expedition of the Flying Legion had ended before it had really begun.
" "The trouble was," continued Godfrey, "that I didn't look for him so early in the day, and so he was able to send me on a wild-goose chase after a sensation that didn't exist.
One minor trouble both to Prometheus and Elenko was the affection they were naturally expected to manifest towards the carcase of the wretched eagle, which many identified with the eagle of the Evangelist John.
The trouble had been there no doubt, and if so, the yacht had probably come, or been brought near the island at high water, and at low tide
The trouble is Semyonov, the doctor.
The bottom trouble of the world in which we live is the enormous over-multiplication of our wants.
The states of this province furnished the model of the States-General; and the particular troubles which broke out in the provinces of Brittany and Dauphiny were the forerunners of those of the nation at large.
Indeed, the troubles in Jamaica had been the immediate cause of that resignation of the ministry in 1839 which has already been mentioned.
Trouble in the distance is a mighty skeery feller But wait until it reaches you afore you start to beller!
"The trouble of the superior man will be his own want of ability: it will be no trouble to him that others do not know him.
The trouble with having friends is the upkeep.
The only trouble was the necessity of walking on, of accompanying his embraces and protests of love with the incessant activity of walking.
"My only trouble with regard to pressing my court is the fact that my lovely Leah is never allowed outside her father's house, save in his company or that of his sisteran old maid of dour mien and sour disposition, who acts the part of a duenna with dog-like tenacity.
2 The essential trouble in our growing Labour disorder is the profound distrust which has grown up in the minds of the new generation of workers of either the ability or the good faith of the property owning, ruling and directing class.
"What's the matter with him, Jinks?" "Same old trouble, your Majesty.
Yet she looked as if trouble had been no stranger to her.
My troubles laid to rest, And truths which would disturb my peace, Are painful truths at best.