To enforce it led to the infliction of great hardships upon the Thuringians.
Louis was a man of strong frame, who loved the chase, and did not shrink from the hardships of war.
The hardships of his imprisonment, and the long disputations at Oxford, told severely on his health, but he endured all with unbroken cheerfulness.
The hardships endured by Babeuf during early years do much to explain his later opinions.
On the other hand, the Russians, once their fatherland was invaded, became dominated by an ever-growing spirit of fanaticism, and they were by nature too obedient to their natural leaders, and too well inured to the hardships of campaigning, to lose their courage in a retreat.