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sing with a Friend of the benevolent and indefatigable HOWARD, when our country was first afflicted with the public intelligence of his death.

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Shall we be thus afflicted in his wreaks, His fits, his frenzy, and his bitterness? Speak of me as I am; nothing extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice.

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Afflicted at this want of success, Káús grovelled in the dust, and prayed fervently to the Almighty to give him the triumph.

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The misfortune of these great men would have been very afflicting to those who heard it, could any thing have given addition to what they knew before.

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Unhappy Motherhail, Mother of the Most Holy One of Israel, the most afflicted of all mothers!'

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Hearing of the wonderful cures performed by this prince, one of the nuns in the above convent, who had been afflicted for a considerable length of time with a swelling and inflammation extending from the ball of the thumb along the fore arm, and up as high as the armpit, wrote to Prince Hohenlohehaving previously been attended by the most eminent practitioners in London without any apparent benefitto relieve her from her sufferings.

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74.In 1783, he was more severely afflicted than ever, as will appear in the course of his correspondence[508]; but still the same ardour for literature, the same constant piety, the same kindness for his friends, and the same vivacity, both in conversation and writing, distinguished him.

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The social disorganization was a spectacle as afflicting as the waste of life; it was the waste of whatever makes life worth possessing.

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To live without feeling or exciting sympathy; to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or afflicted without tasting the balm of pity, is a state more gloomy than solitude: it is not retreat, but exclusion from mankind.

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But there was one other veiled female figure, shrouded also in black, whose presence she could no way account for; and when Parson Goodyear made his first long prayer, and sent up an earnest petition for the doubly bereaved woman before him, what did he mean by adding,"And Thine other handmaid, in the bloom of her years bereaved of hope and promise,her whom Thou hast afflicted from afar off, and made a widow before Thee"?

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A cherished design of confining him in an asylum for the mentally afflicted until such time as he should have regained his senses was spoilt by the refusal of Dr. Murchison to arrange for the necessary certificate; a refusal which was like to have been fraught with serious consequences to that gentleman's hopes of entering the captain's family.

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To the ordinary person, my dear Goslin, it appears no doubt, a most dryasdust study, but to a man afflicted like myself it is the only study that he can pursue, for with his finger tips he can learn the devices and decipher the inscriptions," the blind Baronet declared.

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And afflicting by means of his shafts, Vikartana's son along with his steeds, car and car-driver, Kiritin impetuously poured an arrowy shower on him, casting his eyes on the grandsire and Drona and Kripa.

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Imogen, who, instead of meeting a loving and beloved husband, found herself doomed by that husband to suffer death, was afflicted beyond measure.

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We press with prayers, we come with mournful tears, Entreating Sylla by those holy bands, That link fair Juno with her thundering Jove, Even by the bonds of hospitality, To pity Rome afflicted through thy wrath.

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" In Devonshire it has long been held unlucky to transplant parsley, and a poor woman in the neighbourhood of Morwenstow attributed a certain stroke with which one of her children had been afflicted after whooping-cough to the unfortunate undoing of the parsley bed.

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Hamburgh was also grievously afflicted about the same time, and in the same manner.

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apprehendedThat she should not suffer her self to be afflicted above Measure.

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The embarrassed condition in which he found his affairs sufficiently explains the dejection and uneasiness with which he was afflicted during the latter part of his residence in Greece; and yet it was not such as ought to have affected him so deeply, nor have I ever been able to comprehend wherefore so much stress has been laid on his supposed friendlessness.

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