• live in misery
  • 悲惨な生活を送る
  • In 1884, the Settlement movement was founded, with settlements such as Toynbee Hall and Oxford House, to encourage university students to live and work in the slums, experience the conditions and try to alleviate some of the poverty and misery in the East End.
  • Wikipedia: East End of London
  • In A man and his Ba, a man recounts for an audience a conversation with his ba (a component of the Egyptian soul) on whether to continue living in despair or to seek death as an escape from misery.
  • Wikipedia: Ancient Egyptian literature
  • In many instances I could have made the incidents more dramatic, would I have sacrificed my main object, the desire of exhibiting the misery and oppression, peculiar to women, that arise out of the partial laws and customs of society.
  • Wikipedia: Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman
  • It can also be viewed as a public intervention to replicate the benefits of naturally fluoridated water in order to free people from the misery of toothache and dental work, with greatest benefit to those least able to help themselves, and where it would be unethical to withhold such treatment.
  • Wikipedia: Water fluoridation
  • One of them puts the mutilated but still living Hopkins out of his misery by shooting him dead.
  • Wikipedia: Witchfinder General (film)
  • Such misery demands more than tears – I pause to recollect myself; and smother the contempt I feel rising for your rhetorical flourishes and infantine sensibility.
  • Wikipedia: A Vindication of the Rights of Men
  • That they abandon him, lost in their pursuit of social status, only adds to his misery.
  • Wikipedia: Le Père Goriot
  • That Valentin is happiest living in the material squalor of his tiny garret – lost in study and writing, with the good-hearted Pauline giving herself to him – underscores the irony of his misery at the end of the book, when he is surrounded with the fruits of his material desire.
  • Wikipedia: La Peau de chagrin
  • The club's misery was compounded by a defeat to non-league Blyth Spartans in the FA Cup shortly afterwards.
  • Wikipedia: History of Stoke City F.C.
  • The Master and Mistress enter Lad in the Westminster Dog Show in New York, much to Lad's abject misery as he dislikes the preparatory bathing and brushing.
  • Wikipedia: Lad, A Dog
  • The monument was not forgotten completely, though folk stories gradually shifted from its past glory into more superstitious beliefs associated with bad luck and misery.
  • Wikipedia: Borobudur
  • To the misery of Cao Cao's army, the allies, led by Zhou Yu and Liu Bei, gave chase over land and water until they reached Nan Commandery (南郡); combined with famine and disease, this decimated Cao Cao's remaining forces.
  • Wikipedia: Battle of Red Cliffs