Shall we not let them see the end of their burthen in the law itself?
You cannot help feeling that they are costly to you, and they must see that you find them a burthen?
The school became a burthen instead of a delight, and her attendance there a fatigue.
Idle Richard is a burthen to himself, and scorned by everybody.
She was a sloop of the Revenue cutter build, and her burthen was about one hundred tons.
Here tears relieved her from a part of that burthen, which was before insupportable.
The present principle is the most just, to regulate by the burthen.
Nor did her gun-deck appear to me particularly roomy for her burthen.
This narrow entrance of the river, he thinks, might be made navigable by ships of burthen, without difficulty or great expense.
She asked no other question, however, and left the burthen of the silence with me.