The petty ills of life do not disturb his equanimity.
He pointed to his manuscript book with that air of escaping from the ills of life with which unhappy people look at their work.
"Howie," Quinn implored, "You have to realize you can't cure all the ills of the world.
Maybe I can remedy some of them of the ills.
Physical ills were miserable, but this depression was unbearable.