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Furthermore, psychiatrists have deemed many visions the result of sleep paralysis, a poorly understood condition in which the afflicted wake up and find themselves unable to move.

Why do we see ghosts?Jake BittleOctober 6, 2020Popular Science

I cannot see why Heaven ever chose to afflict me so cruelly.

They Looked and LovedMrs. Alex McVeigh Miller

And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.

DavidCharles Kingsley

The insanity and disease that afflict many men of genius is well known.

Anna Belle's forced abstemiousness had ceased to afflict her.

JewelClara Louise Burnham

Nine-tenths of the ills that afflict mankind have their origin in a foul digestive apparatus and a consequently poisoned body.

Intestinal IllsAlcinous Burton Jamison

But in times like these such little accidents should not afflict us.

Natural remedies in the form of roots and herbs are used for the ordinary bodily ailments that afflict the Manbo.

The Manbos of MindanoJohn M. Garvan

It being generally held that the more heavily you chained a witch, the less able she was to afflict her victims.

DulcibelHenry Peterson

But the evils and sorrows that time has in store, and which afflict the body, are not slight.

AurelianWilliam Ware

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