Ramseyer, his wife and infant son (the child died of privation shortly afterwards), and Mr J.
prisons were relapsing into their former horrid state of privation, filthiness, severity and neglect."
An illness brought on by toil and privation forced him to leave his work to others for nearly a year, but in August 1598 he returned to his field of labour, and in October of that year practically the whole country was Catholic again.
Regarding evil simply as privation, Eckhart does not make it the pivot of his thought, as was afterwards done by Boehme; but his notion of the Godhead as a dark and formless essence is a favourite thesis of theosophy.
They are capable of enduring great privation, and make excellent soldiers under British discipline, though there are but few in the Indian army.