were afflicting

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  • Since then he has been afflicted with a fear of leaving home. Cited from The Foundations of Personality, by Abraham Myerson
  • He was afflicted with heart disease for the last four years of his life.
  • And then if ever truth be afflicted, she shall also be destroyed. Cited from Literary Remains, Vol. 3, by Coleridge
  • Were they dead, like other men, they would not be afflicted with fear as they are. Cited from The Works of John Bunyan Volumes 1-3, John Bunyan
  • However, he was afflicted by injury soon after, and was out for over three months.
  • Can one think of everything while one is afflicted, as I was? Cited from Poor Miss Finch, by Wilkie Collins
  • He has only a son left, and, they say, is afflicted to the greatest degree. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V1, Horace Walpole
  • Every man, every woman, every child was afflicted in some way. Cited from Invaders from the Infinite, by John Wood Campbell
  • I saw him often during the time he was afflicted, as he came to my store often after medicine. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • At about this time of his trial with the church he was afflicted by the death of his wife. Cited from Bay State Monthly, Volume I, No. 2, February, 1884, by Various
  • Let all who are afflicted with like physical diseases form themselves into ranks. Cited from From Mosses From An Old Manse, by Hawthorne
  • Was it not enough to be afflicted by the death of so dear a father? Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments Complete
  • Was it not enough to be afflicted for the death of so dear a father? Cited from The Arabian Nights Entertainments, Vol. 1, by Anon
  • Soon, several other young women was afflicted by the same attacks.
  • This society was afflicted with the same evil as the first-named institution. Cited from Frederick Chopin (Complete), Frederick Niecks
  • I will not take the lives of them that are afflicted. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • Perhaps it is a wife, a sister, or some other relative who is afflicted. Cited from The Darrow Enigma, by Melvin L. Severy
  • But what I ever did to be afflicted in this way! Cited from The Maidens' Lodge, by Emily Sarah Holt
  • The land indeed, in those days, was afflicted by a sad political disease. Cited from The Last Leaf, by James Kendall Hosmer
  • One never realizes how many people are suffering with a certain disease until he himself is afflicted. Cited from The Fifth Wheel, by Olive Higgins Prouty