bereft him

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  • And she of whom seven years ago death had bereft him? Cited from Barbara Blomberg, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • Still, no sound escaped from him, for horror had bereft him of power. Cited from Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • And when they were assembled, the king informed them how Sir Launcelot had bereft him his queen. Cited from Le Mort d'Arthur, by Thomas Malory Volume 2
  • First it bereft him of reason and then left him prostrate, without the power to move a limb except with the greatest difficulty. Cited from Twice Bought, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He paused -- his emotions for the instant bereft him of speech. Cited from Antonina, by Wilkie Collins
  • Had the architect's wine bereft him of his senses? Cited from The Emperor, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • Another day bereft him of consciousness, and when, for a short while, he had rambled among memories of his youth, the end came. Cited from Born In Exile, By George Gissing
  • Squeers continued to gaze upon him with his eyes starting out of his head; but astonishment had actually for the moment bereft him of speech. Cited from The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book, by Various
  • He was nearly eighty when the stroke came which bereft him of any possibility of understanding, or of knowing remorse. Cited from Our Nervous Friends, by Robert S. Carroll
  • A madness so extensive had bereft him of all his bravery and firmness. Cited from The Reign Of Tiberius, By Tacitus
  • The knight's words restored to him the courage of which Rosamund's had bereft him. Cited from The Sea-Hawk, by Rafael Sabatini
  • This incongruous impression bereft him of the sensations of ordinary fear, while it increased the sources of his confusion. Cited from The Human Chord, by Algernon Blackwood
  • At last be came up with Barkan and smote him and bereft him of life and he fell down, drenched in his blood. Cited from 1000 Nights and a Night, Vol. 7, Tr. by Burton
  • Squeers continued to gaze upon him, with his eyes starting out of his head; but astonishment had actually, for the moment, bereft him of speech. Cited from Ten Boys from Dickens, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • Aglaya's terrible look bereft him of speech. Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • The tidings of this new misfortune overpowered Philip and almost bereft him of reason. Cited from Which?, by Ernest Daudet
  • In his first book of travels he mentions how the branch of a tree caught him, and the flooded Oise bereft him of his canoe. Cited from Robert Louis Stevenson, by E. Blantyre Simpson
  • What bereft him of very definite speech was this new fact slowly awakening in his consciousness which hypnotized him, as it were, with its grandeur. Cited from The Centaur, by Algernon Blackwood
  • And now thou hast bereft him both his eyen, For sorrow of which desireth he to dien. Cited from Canterbury Tales and Other Poems, Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Arnulf, his brother's son, had six weeks before his death bereft him of his kingdom; which was now divided into five portions, and five kings were consecrated thereto. Cited from The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Trans. by James Ingram
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