Having no tenure, and his future career being at the sufferance of her political enemies, objectively he lacked independence.
Some of the scoffed-at did, nevertheless, penetrate thither on sufferance.
"You forget that I saw all these things, as it were, on sufferance," replied she.
What is to requite me for all this courtesy on sufferance, all this mockery of consideration?
It was hard to realize that he could see Blent now only by another's will or sufferance.
Peshawur, the greatest garrison in northern India, was there on sufferance, apparently.
It was hard not to feel like guests on sufferance, and next morning, a Sunday, was wet.
In Crvecurs France, where for centuries the people had lived on sufferance, tenure of the land seemed an inestimable privilege.
She cannot get over the feeling that she is merely on sufferance.
Whatever right he had to hold the office was derived from that original appointment and my own sufferance.