The strongest personal interest in his life was the affliction which befell him in the loss of his children, one after another.
But now Mary Tudor succeeded her brother, and Knox in March 1554 escaped into five years' exile abroad, leaving Mrs. Bowes a fine treatise on "Affliction," and sending back to England two editions of a more acrid "Faithful Admonition" on the crisis there.
No leaven shall be eaten with it for seven days, and bread of affliction shall be eaten because they came forth from Egypt in haste.
Since both held the same views regarding the slavery of marriage, and since they only married at all for the sake of possible offspring, the marriage was concealed for some time, and the happiness of the avowed married life was very brief; his wife's death on the 10th of September left Godwin prostrated by affliction, and with a charge for which he was wholly unfit - his infant daughter Mary, and her stepsister, Fanny Imlay, who from that time bore the name of Godwin.
Perhaps the domestic affliction of the emperor arid the anarchy which in his later years had spread in his dominions had, however, more to do with the maintenance of tranquillity than any mere personal feeling.
She must face her affliction and clean up the house or she will lose her daughters.
His excellent memory helped him in his affliction.
I assume our hosts have updated you on my affliction, if that's what I should call it.
This deadly affliction can remain undetected for months, until infected animals are subject to a number of uncomfortable and potentially fatal conditions.
When we suffer from bodily pain there is bound to be mental affliction as well.
Is it possible that many of the chupacabra pictures are merely of a coyote with some type of mange or other skin affliction?
The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son by Rupert Isaacson: The Horse Boy is an inspirational story about how parents came to see his son's autism as an adventure rather than an affliction.
Expect to see some affliction on the angles of the chart.
affliction known as square-eyed syndrome.
Do you feel in that state of mind that you could bear any affliction which might befall you, without repining?
For most of my life, I had this terrible affliction.
But that since he lost his books much too well, so God had sharply chastised him by this sore affliction ' .
I am full of confusion; therefore see thou mine affliction; 10:16 For it increaseth.
- On Affliction (1556).
In Britain, leprosy was a relatively common affliction in the early medieval period.
It is also a lesson to people who have an affliction.
The lady confessed her werewolf affliction and was summarily executed.This tale is told with some variations on Hell Horror, along with many other legends of shape-shifting creatures.
Diihring's clear, incisive writing is disfigured by arrogance and ill-temper, failings which may be extenuated on the ground of his physical affliction.
My time of the month has passed without its usual affliction and I am dire fearful of the consequences of why this might be so.
By late 1760 Mary was in Portsmouth suffering an affliction she had for most of her life.
affliction with curses or sorcery and the social-economic milieu in which they occur is also considered.
affliction by the rod of his wrath.
avian fluird flu is an affliction spread by the avian influenza viruses.
avian bird flu is an affliction spread by the avian influenza viruses.
Clef: If a student cannot sing, he may have an affliction of the palate, called a clef: If a student cannot sing, he may have an affliction of the palate, called a clef.
furnace of affliction God strikes them off!
At this time he contracted gonorrhea, an affliction that he was to endure many times in the course of his life.
Olmsted himself suffered from depression, an affliction for which he was twice hospitalized during the construction of Central Park.
These establish the indigenous discourse of insanity, which saw madness in terms of an externally imposed affliction.
joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
peaceable lives, Do you infant muscles employ such Pistol justice affliction.
And we did eliminate smallpox, which is a very evil affliction, almost entirely.
Theotokion Lady, do thou receive the supplications of thy slaves, and deliver us from every affliction and necessity.
The death, in 1687, of his niece, Mrs Grace Hooke, who had lived with him for many years, caused him deep affliction; a law-suit with Sir John Cutler about his salary (decided, however, in his favour in 1696) occasioned him prolonged anxiety; and the repeated anticipation of his discoveries inspired him with a morbid jealousy.
The nervous affliction called latah, to which many Malays are subject, is also a curious trait of the people.
The victims of this affliction lose for the time all self-control and all sense of their own identity, imitating the actions of any person who chances to rivet their attention.
She is entirely unselfish; exquisitely modest without being anything of a prude; abounding in intelligence which is never obscured by egoism; patient in the ho~ir of suffering; strong in time of affliction; a faithful wife; a loving mother; a good daughter; and capable, as history shows, of heroism rivalling that of the stronger sex.
Domestic affliction, ill-health and his official duties made these years comparatively unproductive, but he issued an edition of his collected poems in 1867, and in 1880 won the Karacsonyi prize with his translation of the Comedies of Aristophanes (1880).
On the ist of April 1859 a crushing and desolating affliction fell upon him in the death of his mother.
Others died in frenzy, brought on by an affliction of the head, or vomiting blood.
It is based on treating the whole person, rather than just the affliction.
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