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Sentences with the noun Affliction

8 examples:

Staring in the smudged mirror, he was not certain if his affliction was loneliness or madness.

To go on from pain to pain mystery to mystery. From stone pain to plant pain. For everything is pain. The pain of battle the fear of not being. Links of pain chain the earth to the sky the waters to the land. And worlds gallop in orbits of affliction. Thinking of surprise.

We benefit by affliction.
(Latin proverb)

Whom god favors, he tries with affliction.
(Hebrew proverb)

The true believer is rewarded in every thing, even in affliction.
(Abu Bakr)

The Lord gets His best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction.
(Charles Haddon Spurgeon)

When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
(Jean Jacques Rousseau)

Business editor Steph McGovern, 32, who is originally from Middlesbrough, was sent the money along with a letter that called her accent 'an affliction'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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36 examples:

Affliction is a treasure, and scarce any man hath enough of it.
(John Donne)

No one could be more happy than a man who has never known affliction.
(Fay Weldon)

Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
(Joseph Addison)

I have a particular affliction. I am unable to say a word I can't spell.
(Jessye Norman)

When I am in the cellar of affliction, I look for the Lord's choicest wines.
(Samuel Rutherford)

As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
(Christian Nestell Bovee)

If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
(Jean de la Bruyere)

Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
(H.G. Wells)

We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.
(Dwight L. Moody)

Affliction is not sent in vain, young man, from that good God, who chastens whom he loves.
(Robert Southey)

Affliction's sons are brothers in distress; A brother to relieve, how exquisite the bliss!
(Robert Burns)

When something (an affliction) happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
(Rosilind Russell)

Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
(Francis Atterbury)

Celebrities are regularly diagnosed with the same affliction.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Biologists don’t know what causes the affliction or how to stop it.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

What started as a joke could be an affliction for one Chicago Cubs minor leaguer.
(UPI - News, )

This year, many party-goers woke up on Jan. 1 experiencing a new affliction: Uber rage.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

Guillermo Amoedo’s movie concerns an outsider with a strange but beneficial affliction.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Fortunately, they’ve now rid themselves of that affliction and again are looking over their shoulders.
(The Vancouver Sun - Hockey, )

An ambitious debut suffers from a rare affliction — an abundance of style combined with too much substance.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

A strange affliction has been paralyzing and then killing ravens in a region of British Columbia, wildlife experts say.
(UPI - Science News, )

Follow-up study on Vietnam veterans finds that for some post traumatic stress disorder has become a live-long affliction.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Despite her illustrious reputation, Kate Moss has revealed how the rare affliction prevents her pulling off certain outfits.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A mysterious affliction has killed at least 13 people in southwestern Nigeria, leaving health officials scrambling to determine its cause.
(CNN - World News, )

An Air Canada passenger with a severe dog allergy has prompted the airline to make arrangements for future flyers suffering the same affliction.
(CBC News - Politics, )

British scientists say they have discovered how cats trigger allergies in people, raising hopes for a possible cure to the feline-caused affliction.
(CBC News - Health, )

Humorist Joe Queenan breaks down various forms of the traveler's most feared psychic affliction and concludes homesickness ain't what it used to be.
(CNN - Travel, )

Our occasional xenophobic impulse is a curious affliction as the N.B.A. is awash in superb players from other countries, more than a few of whom are European.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

Victoria Beckham suffers from Bitchy Resting Face - a tragic and little-understood affliction makes people look moody, bored or mean, when they’re in repose.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Just as Sigmund Freud came to understand neuroses by studying his own dreams, I have gained valuable insight into this affliction by analyzing my own case history.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Sarah Brautigam, 21, of Doncaster, has been close to death dozens of times due to an affliction which makes her heart stop beating - and said each time that her hearing is the last thing to go.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The fungus responsible for thousand cankers disease, a lethal affliction of walnut trees and related species, has a rich genetic diversity that may make the disease more difficult to control, researchers have discovered.
(Science Daily - News, )

Steve Nash, Angus Reid, Vasek Pospisil, Kekuta Manneh . . . four athletes with B.C. connections all bound by the common affliction of nerve root irritation and back pain that can take the fire out of even the most committed athlete.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Andrei Miller's sallow skin and gaunt visage betray a serious affliction as he sits outside an X-ray unit of Tver Regional Hospital, the tattooed fingers of his slender hands gripping a flimsy onion-skin appointment slip like a lifeline.
(Carol J. Williams in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

This year, many party-goers woke up on Jan. 1 experiencing a new affliction: Uber rage.In cities around the world, people tweeted their anger at Uber's surge pricing, its practice of charging up to eight times the normal rate when demand is high.
(NBC Today, )

Valley fever has been the focus of new research that describes a promising strategy known as immunosignaturing, which can provide clinicians with an accurate identification of valley fever, a potentially serious affliction that is often misdiagnosed.
(Science Daily - News, )

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