These prisoners do not seem to have felt any of the severer pangs of hunger, for they were not tempted to eat their candles.
Painful toil shall be the lot of man; subjection and pangs that of woman.
In its ultimate form the Messianic hope of the Jews is the centre of the whole eschatology, embracing the doctrine of the last troubles of Israel (called by the Rabbins the "birth pangs of the Messiah"), the appearing of the anointed king, the annihilation of the hostile enemy, the return of the dispersed of Israel, the glory and world-sovereignty of the elect, the new world, the resurrection of the dead and the last judgment.
He spent the remainder of his reign wandering from place to place, a mode of life to which he was said to have been driven by the pangs of remorse.
The pangs began again and Mary Bogdanovna advised Prince Andrew to leave the room.