|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue.|| 1|
|Affliction like the iron-smith shapes as it smites.|| 2|
|Afflictions are the best blessings in disguise.|| 3|
|Afflictions are the good mans shining time. Emmons.|| 4|
|Afflictions are the good mans treasure. Dodd.|| 5|
|Afflictions sons are brothers in distress.|
A brother to relieve how exquisite the bliss. Burns.
|Are afflictions aught but mercies in disguise? Mallet.|| 7|
|Nothing would be more unhappy than a man that had not known affliction. Demetrius.|| 8|
|One affliction is better than a thousand exhortations. Turkish.|| 9|
|The afflicted person is sacred. Ovid.|| 10|
|The angels of affliction spread their toils alike for the virtuous and the wicked, for the mighty and the mean. Dr. Johnson.|| 11|
|The best remedy of affliction is submitting to Providence.|| 12|
|There is mercy in afflictions smart.|
It heals those wounds of sin which mock all human art. Canter.