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    Now let us thank th' eternal power, convinc'd
    That Heaven but tries our virtue by affliction:
    That oft the cloud which wraps the present hour,
    Serves but to brighten our future days!

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Henceforth, I'll bear
Affliction till it do cry out itself,
'Enough, enough, and die.'

Henceforth, I'll bear
Affliction till it do cry out itself,
'Enough, enough, and die.'

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With silence only as their benediction,
God's angels come
Where in the shadow of a great affliction,
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With silence only as their benediction,
God's angels come
Where in the shadow of a great affliction,
The soul sits dumb!

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By afflictions God is spoiling us of what otherwise might have spoiled us. When he makes the world too hot read more

By afflictions God is spoiling us of what otherwise might have spoiled us. When he makes the world too hot for us to hold, we let it go.

by John Powell Found in: Affliction Quotes,
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If I didn't have this affliction, I would be the first. As a rule the if-clause contains an unfulfillable condition, read more

If I didn't have this affliction, I would be the first. As a rule the if-clause contains an unfulfillable condition, or the patient's own arrangement, which only he can change.

by Alfred Adler Found in: Affliction Quotes,
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Afflicted, or distressed, in mind, body, or estate.

Afflicted, or distressed, in mind, body, or estate.

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Affliction is the good man's shining scene;
Prosperity conceals his brightest ray;
As night to stars, woe read more

Affliction is the good man's shining scene;
Prosperity conceals his brightest ray;
As night to stars, woe lustre gives to man.

by Edward Young Found in: Affliction Quotes,
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The Lord get his best soldiers out of the highlands of
affliction.
- Charles Hadden Spurgeon,

The Lord get his best soldiers out of the highlands of
affliction.
- Charles Hadden Spurgeon,

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Affliction is enamoured of thy parts,
And thou art wedded to calamity.

Affliction is enamoured of thy parts,
And thou art wedded to calamity.

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No one could be more happy than a man who has never known affliction

No one could be more happy than a man who has never known affliction

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