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The officers were accused in the litigation of assault, intentional infliction of emotional distress on the child and other counts, according to court papers.
It likewise accuses Watson of civil assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress and seeks unspecified damages.
And Val, in his good-nature, bore the infliction passively so long as she kept civil and peaceable.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
It is the only way the infliction can be endured, for the sitting-room is so small that we cannot keep the door closed habitually.
For my part, I would just as soon suffer the infliction with bare feet as through a thin layer of stocking.
Self-immolation were easy in comparison with the infliction of one pang on her.
An endless infliction for past sins was once the doctrine: that we now generally reject.
LADY BYRON VINDICATEDHARRIET BEECHER STOWE
As the infliction of injuries is a thing to be avoided, so is the bestowal of benefits to be desired for its own sake.
This infliction necessarily implies a previous equality in rank and station.
The answer of Al-Basir is that infliction of pain may under certain circumstances be a good instead of an evil.

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