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"O Excellency," said the smooth voice of Farag, laying the Field and Country Life square on the table, "is the afflicted of God who resembles Bigglebai one with the man whom the Inspector met in the great house in England, and to whom he told the tale of the Mudir's Cranes?"
"Come and see the afflicted of God,." he cried musically, "whose face, indeed, resembles that of Bigglebai."
"The afflicted of God is the guest of The Excellency Our Governor.
On one He bestows strength to slay Emirs; another He causes to go mad and wander in the sun, like the afflicted sons of Melik-meid."
IT was a Chicago journalist and humourist by the name of Finley Peter Dunne who said more than a century ago that, 'the job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.' In other words, the job of the news media is to hold the powerful in the society to account and to protect the weak and the vulnerable from the oppression of the powerful.
The house of President Duterte at Margarita Village here has finally been given to the House of Hope, a foundation that runs a halfway home for children afflicted with cancer.
I AM a Pakistani citizen afflicted with a hearing impairment.
It took you a lot of words and still, you didn't answer ("Journalism's Silver Lining," November 2018) so, for your elucidation: as soon as reporters and editors learn that their job is to inform, and nothing more, they will realize that this is a 24/7 endeavor--if you want to do it right--and they will learn that their job is not to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Quezon seeks to institutionalize and promote a mental-health program for the province to help persons with mental illness and remove the stigma to those afflicted with it.
We need an uncowed media to tell truth to power, to hold rulers accountable, to right the wrongs, to ask the important questions, to improve policy, "to comfort the afflicted, and afflict the comfortable."
Judi Dench, has diminishing eyesight and, like 600,000 people in the UK, she's afflicted with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading form of blindness.
Wednesday said the government was aware of damage, afflicted