After suffering once through the "Excursion" I did not afflict
myself with it again, but there were other poems of his which I read over and over, as I fancy it is the habit of every lover of poetry to do with the pieces he is fond of.
You have but to say the word and no further sorrows shall afflict
you--even your baby shall be returned to you unharmed.
What but thy malice moved thee to misdeem Of righteous Job, then cruelly to afflict
him With all inflictions?
Also deadly Night bare Nemesis (Indignation) to afflict
mortal men, and after her, Deceit and Friendship and hateful Age and hard-hearted Strife.
only when I'm in a bad humour, or a particularly good one, and want to afflict
for the pleasure of comforting; or when she looks flat and wants shaking up a bit.
he must cast behind him their admiration, and afflict
them by faithfulness to his truth, and become a byword and a hissing.
We will not pretend to say that Heaven always apportions to a man's capability of endurance the anguish with which he afflicts
him; for that, indeed, would not be true, since Heaven permits the existence of death, which is, sometimes, the only refuge open to those who are too closely pressed - too bitterly afflicted
, as far as the body is concerned.
I think the job of the church is not just to comfort the afflicted
but to afflict
the comfortable" - Douglas Alexander, shadow foreign secretary, on the St Paul's protest.
Everybody says so" Nancy Dell'Olio's description of Strictly Come Dancing since she was voted off the show last week "I think the job of the church is not just to comfort the afflicted
but to afflict
the comfortable" Douglas Alexander, Shadow Foreign Secretary, on the St Paul's protest "The only reason I wasn't part of those riots burning streets was because I've been taught not to do that.
Refreshing Black people often, to subvert Peter Finley Dunne's famous words, comfort the comfortable and afflict
Yet, even in the desolation of misery, loneliness, violence and hunger that indiscriminately afflict
children, adults, and the elderly, God does not allow darkness to prevail.
The journalistic imperative to "Comfort the afflicted
the comfortable" is not an auspicious formula for Republicans in such debates.
The doctor's job is to protect the human body from disease, not whittle it down so there's less of it for disease to afflict
Weir Mitchell was probably the best known) to afflict
large numbers of people in white, bourgeois and elite society, especially artists, members of the leisure class, and "brain workers," and was thought to have gender-specific causes, consequences and remedies.
The purpose of preaching is to afflict
the comfortable and comfort the afflicted