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  • Deep affliction has but strengthened and refined them.’
  • ’If you are in poverty or affliction I shall be truly glad to relieve you if I can,—I shall indeed.
  • Mr. Bumble!’ cried Noah, with well-affected dismay: and in tones so loud and agitated, that they not only caught the ear of Mr. Bumble himself, who happened to be hard by, but alarmed him so much that he rushed into the yard without his cocked hat,—which is a very curious and remarkable circumstance: as showing that even a beadle, acted upon a sudden and powerful impulse, may be afflicted with a momentary visitation of loss of self-possession, and forgetfulness of personal dignity.

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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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