I am the more thankful to her for all her infinite bounty to such a poor mortal wretch as I. For you must know, Sirs, I am a man under most strange afflictions, and none but the Queen’s grace would have had patience with me.
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She is afflicted by diabetes.
While taking the test, she was afflicted with a toothache and a throbbing head.