Verily I fear for you, if ye worship any other, the punishment of an afflictive day in this world and in the world to come.
His death was a terrible calamity, as well as a most afflictive bereavement.
I have just been informed that the House of Representatives has this instant adjourned under the most afflictive circumstances.
But insensibility to his afflictive dispensations is to "despise" the methods of his grace.
The continual warfare that is carried on between Indian tribes must be afflictive to every humane and Christian spirit.
The dispensation may be dark, and afflictive, and even profoundly mysterious; yet we should think, it is God that hath done it.
What shall we do but seek ability at the Divine footstool to bow in humble resignation to this afflictive dispensation?
The glorious results of the campaign of 1781 were, however, associated with an event most afflictive to her.
To these afflictive tidings was added some discouragement in respect to their proposed journey to Russia.
Nor can it be a matter of trouble to be engaged in villanies one's self, and not afflictive to suffer by the villanies of others.