But, Miss Pross suddenly became afflicted with a twitching in the head and body, and retired into the house.
That may be, in part, natural to it; in part, the result of affliction.
Nothing but the production of the afflicted Gabelle’s letter from his prison of the Abbaye would have got him on so far.
So afflicted to find that his friend has drawn a prize in the lottery of Sainte Guillotine?
"A good patriot," said the other, "could hardly have been more afflicted if the Aristocrat had drawn a blank."
The Doctor knew, that up to that time, his imprisonment had been associated in the minds of his daughter and his friend, with his personal affliction, deprivation, and weakness.
He walked on the other side of it and protected it to the courtyard of the house where the afflicted heart—so happy in the memorable time when he had revealed his own desolate heart to it—outwatched the awful night.
"Your afflicted, "Gabelle."
"The occupation resumed under the influence of this passing affliction so happily recovered from," said Mr. Lorry, clearing his throat, "we will call—Blacksmith’s work, Blacksmith’s work.
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She is afflicted by diabetes.
While taking the test, she was afflicted with a toothache and a throbbing head.