afflicting her

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  • But the aspect of the man afflicted her, she did not know why. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • So then at last she spoke her mind, and asked him how he could lower himself so, and afflict her. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866, by Various
  • What had she had last night to afflict her so? Cited from The Reign of Greed, by Jose Rizal
  • Never in her young life had such a horror afflicted her. Cited from Mystic Isles of the South Seas, by Fredrick O'Brien
  • He preferred to have her abuse him rather than to have afflicted her. Cited from Notre-Dame de Paris, by Victor Hugo
  • Marie and the same strange, fair youth who had afflicted her in the drawing-room. Cited from Jason, by Justus Miles Forman
  • And in the time we are occupied with, all are afflicting her. Cited from Val d'Arno, by John Ruskin
  • She asked in her innocence why fate had thus afflicted her. Cited from Une Vie, by Guy de Maupassant
  • Her grief was so real and her loss so recent that I hesitated to afflict her by further questions. Cited from The Golden Slipper, by Anna Katharine Green
  • He was very much afraid, poor little boy, but he did not wish to let his mother see it, for fear of afflicting her more. Cited from Dick Sand, by Jules Verne
  • Let not our grief afflict her mind, and thereby have an ill effect on her present distemper. Cited from Three Sermons/Prayers, Jonathan Swift
  • Let not our grief afflict her mind, and thereby have an ill effect on her present distempers. Cited from Swift's Writings on Religion, Vol. I, by Jonathan Swift
  • What is best of each is benefiting Italy; what is worst, afflicting her. Cited from Val d'Arno, by John Ruskin
  • Some violent words, in the nature of an imprecation, from her father, afflict her greatly in her weak state. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 7, by Samuel Richardson
  • What appeared to afflict her most was that she could not articulate with distinctness. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 1, July, 1863, by Various
  • It was only by an effort that she could rise above the morbid irritability that afflicted her. Cited from The Wedding Guest, by T.S. Arthur
  • Apart from the natural shame which afflicted her, she seemed to experience more of indignation and impatience than any other feeling. Cited from The Crown Of Life, By George Gissing
  • She felt no shyness nor timidity, such as usually afflicted her in the presence of strangers. Cited from Further Chronicles of Avonlea, L.M. Montgomery
  • The idea afflicted her to such a degree that when Dr. Cautley came she had not a word to say to him. Cited from Superseded, by May Sinclair
  • It was her doom to live there alone for the term of life with which it might still please God to afflict her. Cited from Castle Richmond, by Anthony Trollope