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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

6 uses
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cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • Down stage he strode some paces, grave, tall in affliction, his long arms outheld.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (41% in)
  • Comfortress of the afflicted.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (33% in)
  • Well has it been said that whosoever prays to her with faith and constancy can never be lost or cast away: and fitly is she too a haven of refuge for the afflicted because of the seven dolours which transpierced her own heart.
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (33% in)
  • Mulligan meets the afflicted mother.
    Episode 15 — Circe (85% in)
  • Did that first division, portending a second division, afflict him?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (38% in)
  • ...every day I get up theres some new thing on sweet God sweet God well when Im stretched out dead in my grave I suppose 111 have some peace I want to get up a minute if Im let wait O Jesus wait yes that thing has come on me yes now wouldnt that afflict you of course all the poking and rooting and ploughing he had up in me now what am I to do Friday Saturday Sunday wouldnt that pester the soul out of a body unless he likes it some men do God knows theres always something wrong with us 5...
    Episode 18 — Penelope (69% in)

There are no more uses of "afflict" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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