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  • Bound by my charity and my bless’d order, I come to visit the afflicted spirits Here in the prison: do me the common right To let me see them, and to make me know The nature of their crimes, that I may minister To them accordingly.
  • Reason thus with life,— If I do lose thee, I do lose a thing That none but fools would keep: a breath thou art, Servile to all the skiey influences, That dost this habitation, where thou keep’st Hourly afflict; mere’y, thou art death’s fool; For him thou labour’st by thy flight to shun, And yet runn’st toward him still.

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  • She is afflicted by diabetes.
  • While taking the test, she was afflicted with a toothache and a throbbing head.

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