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Definitioncause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
- Compare the present occasion with such an affliction as that, and be thankful for the friends you have, instead of coveting more.'Chapter 21 (74% in)
- If God afflict your enemies, surely that ought to suffice you.Chapter 17 (57% in)
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