sufferance (n.) Old form(s): suffrance
distress, suffering, hardship
1H4 V.i.51[Worcester to King Henry] What with ... / The seeming sufferances that you had borne
2H4 V.iv.25[Hostess to all] Well, of sufferance comes ease
Cor I.i.20[First Citizen to all, of the authorities] Our sufferance is a gain to them
H5 II.ii.159[Cambridge to King Henry] God be thanked for prevention, / Which I in sufferance heartily will rejoice
H8 II.iii.15[Anne to Old Lady, of losing pomp] 'tis a sufferance panging / As soul and body's severing
H8 V.i.68[Lovell to King Henry, of Queen Anne] her sufferance made / Almost each pang a death
JC II.i.115[Brutus to Cassius] The sufferance of our souls, the time's abuse
KL[Edgar alone] the mind much sufferance doth o'erskip
MA V.i.38[Leonato to Antonio, of philosophers] they have ... made a push at chance and sufferance
MM II.iv.167[Angelo to Isabella, of Claudio] thy unkindness shall his death draw out / To lingering sufferance
MM III.i.83[Isabella to Claudio] the poor beetle that we tread upon / In corporal sufferance finds a pang
MW IV.ii.2[Falstaff to Mistress Ford] your sorrow hath eaten up my sufferance
Oth II.i.23[Third Gentleman to all, of the Turks] A noble ship of Venice / Hath seen a grievous wrack and sufferance / On most part of their fleet
Sonn.58.7[]And patience tame to sufferance bide each check
TC I.i.30[Troilus to Pandarus] Patience herself ... / Doth lesser blench at sufferance than I do
TC II.i.95[Achilles toThersites] Your last service was sufferance, 'twas not voluntary
Tim IV.iii.269[Timon to Apemantus] Thy nature did commence in sufferance
Tim V.iv.8[Alcibiades to Senators, of himself and others] [we have] breathed / Our sufferance vainly