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used in Wuthering Heights

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cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • Compare the present occasion with such an affliction as that, and be thankful for the friends you have, instead of coveting more.'
    Chapter 21 (74% in)
  • If God afflict your enemies, surely that ought to suffice you.
    Chapter 17 (57% in)

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