afflicting him

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  • After afflicting him in this way for a good while they placed him in prison. Cited from Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6), by Cassius Dio
  • And to afflict him she began, and then His strength became like that of other men. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volume 2, by John Bunyan
  • The words might mean that the sight afflicted him, but his tone scarcely suggested this. Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • The thought that his favorite horse was killed afflicted him almost as much as his own capture. Cited from With Lee in Virginia, by G. A. Henty
  • With the rising of the sun the need of sleep began to afflict him. Cited from The Fur Bringers, by Hulbert Footner
  • But thou hast moved me against him, that I should afflict him without cause. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Job Book 20
  • His health suffered throughout his life from rheumatic heart disease, which afflicted him since a child.
  • His separation from the fair princess of China his wife afflicted him as usual. Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments Complete
  • The only thing which afflicted him was, that his fortune had not been sold before this for the use of the poor. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • His wife felt the need of comforting him, as she had felt the need of afflicting him. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • They bled the sick man because they believed the evil spirit which afflicted him would come away with the blood. Cited from Atlantis:The Antideluvian World, Ignatius Donnelly
  • The absence of the one coat he wanted most to see afflicted him sorely. Cited from The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow, by Anna Katharine Green
  • His separation from the fair Princess of China his wife afflicted him as usual. Cited from Fairy Tales From The Arabian Nights, by E. Dixon
  • His disease afflicted him for ten years, and every day an Israelitish child was killed for him. Cited from The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volume 2
  • At length a new evil was superadded to those which had already afflicted him. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • He saw the heave of her shoulders, and it afflicted him beyond words. Cited from Major Vigoureux, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • When this news reached the Emperor, it afflicted him deeply without overcoming him. Cited from Private Life of Napoleon, V11, by Constant
  • It was about this time that his hearing began to deteriorate, a problem that afflicted him throughout his life.
  • This painful separation was followed by two acts that did not afflict him less. Cited from Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men, by Francois Arago
  • His wages being allowed for which he served before: he shall not afflict him violently in thy sight. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Leviticus Book 3