But all his endeavors were in vain, and he almost despaired of finding her again.
"When I myself was in the deep, shut up under all [the burden of corruptions], I could not believe that I should ever overcome; my troubles, my sorrows and my temptations were so great that I thought many times I should have despaired, I was so tempted.
17), he despaired of success and asked for terms. By the treaty of Lambeth (Sept.
He condemned those who despaired of their mother tongue, and used Latin for their more serious and ambitious work.
Some delay was caused in beginning operations by Cromwell's dangerous illness, during which his life was despaired of; but in June he was confronting Leslie entrenched in the hills near Stirling, impregnable to attack and refusing an engagement.