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Northanger Abbey
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  • Miss Tilney continuing silent, she ventured to say, "Her death must have been a great affliction!"
  • "But your father," said Catherine, "was he afflicted?"
  • His value of her was sincere; and, if not permanently, he was truly afflicted by her death.
  • To say the truth, though I am hurt and grieved, that I cannot still love her, that I am never to hear from her, perhaps never to see her again, I do not feel so very, very much afflicted as one would have thought.

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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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