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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • The majority of the afflicted animals were lying down, and could not be stirred.
  • How long is it since you have been so afflicted with strong feeling, then?
  • It is wonderful how she can be, poor thing, under such an awful affliction!
  • "Affliction—what affliction?" he inquired, quickly.
  • "Affliction—what affliction?" he inquired, quickly.
  • But during this rendering young Bob Coggan exhibited one of those anomalies which will afflict little people when other persons are particularly serious: in trying to check his laughter, he pushed down his throat as much of the tablecloth as he could get hold of, when, after continuing hermetically sealed for a short time, his mirth burst out through his nose.
  • " ’tis a thought to look at, that ye might have been worse; but even as you be, ’tis a very bad affliction for ’ee, Joseph.
  • All that’s the matter with me is the affliction called a multiplying eye, and that’s how it is I look double to you—I mean, you look double to me."

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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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