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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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afflict
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • He is there in the tabernacle burning with love for mankind, ready to comfort the afflicted.
  • Just as every sense is afflicted with a fitting torment, so is every spiritual faculty; the fancy with horrible images, the sensitive faculty with alternate longing and rage, the mind and understanding with an interior darkness more terrible even than the exterior darkness which reigns in that dreadful prison.
  • Company, elsewhere a source of comfort to the afflicted, will be there a continual torment: knowledge, so much longed for as the chief good of the intellect, will there be hated worse than ignorance: light, so much coveted by all creatures from the lord of creation down to the humblest plant in the forest, will be loathed intensely.
  • These devils will afflict the damned in two ways, by their presence and by their reproaches.
  • The second pain which will afflict the souls of the damned in hell is the pain of conscience.
  • And this terrible fire will not afflict the bodies of the damned only from without, but each lost soul will be a hell unto itself, the boundless fire raging in its very vitals.

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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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