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cause suffering — such as illness, pain, or unhappiness
  • Two other priests then living in the mission compound, which was in the Nobori-cho section — Father Superior La-Salle and Father Schiffer — had happily escaped this affliction.
    One — A Noiseless Flash (67% in)
  • ...the flood took up where the bomb had left off — swept away bridges that had survived the blast, washed out streets, undermined foundations of buildings that still stood — and ten miles to the west the Ono Army Hospital, where a team of experts from Kyoto Imperial University was studying the delayed affliction of the patients, suddenly slid down a beautiful, pine-dark mountainside into the Inland Sea and drowned most of the investigators and their mysteriously diseased patients alike.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (22% in)

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