n.1.The act of pursuing; pursuit; harassment; persecution.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Which while I can in this world never in such wise shew but that his Grace may be persuaded to believe the contrary of me, I can no further go, but put all in the hands of Him, for fear of whose displeasure for the safeguard of my soul stirred by mine own conscience (without insectation or reproach laying to any other man's) I suffer and endure this trouble.