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  • Then she looked at Fantine, who turned toward her her head bereft of its hair. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • Our country has been bereft of its most precious resources. Cited from History of the World War, by Francis A. March and Richard J. Beamish
  • What are they to do under such circumstances, or how support a life so bereft of its wonted supplies? Cited from Expeditions into Central Australia, by E. J. Eyre
  • In their hands it has been bereft of its distinction and despoiled of its atmosphere. Cited from Inquiries and Opinions, by Brander Matthews
  • The little creature bereft of its nest awoke just for a moment before it went to sleep again for ever. Cited from Glimpses of Bengal, by Sir Rabindranath Tagore
  • For has he not first distressed a family, and then left it bereft of its protector? Cited from An Outcast, by F. Colburn Adams
  • The year opened with the Association bereft of its honored President. Cited from The American Missionary, Vol. 42, No. 11, November, 1888, by Various
  • Meanwhile Miss Leigh had returned to her house to find it bereft of its living sunshine. Cited from Innocent, by Marie Corelli
  • From now on, to Saxon, life seemed bereft of its last reason and rhyme. Cited from The Valley of the Moon, by Jack London
  • Since then the world, bereft of its Jews and its Irish, has been a tame dull place. Cited from Back to Methuselah, by George Bernard Shaw
  • His body stood dark and senseless, rocking in the air on the hillside as if bereft of its spirit. Cited from The Return, by Walter de la Mare
  • If all women should fall in with them there would be nothing of womanhood left, and the world bereft of its women will become a masculine harlotocracy. Cited from Marse Henry, Complete, by Henry Watterson
  • In a short space the house of Yonowsky was bereft of its more noisy son, and peace reigned. Cited from Little Citizens, by Myra Kelly
  • She had never before been in a young man's bedroom, even bereft of its tenant, and she felt shy and fluttered. Cited from Secret Bread, by F. Tennyson Jesse
  • But when the trunk, bereft of its last article, stood empty before her, she stared in disappointment at the pile of articles at her side. Cited from Madge Morton's Secret, by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  • Jack kept silence, reflecting on the picture that Imogen had drawn for him -- the child bereft of its toy. Cited from A Fountain Sealed, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Helpless, bereft of its engine, a huge, decapitated monster it lay, half-way around a curve, rained upon, abandoned. Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • Her mother heart ached, bereft of its firstborn. Cited from Beasts of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Nevertheless it usually comes to the same deplorable end, departing this world, bereft of its arms and legs, without going through the tedious process of a surgical operation. Cited from The Chinese Boy and Girl, by Isaac Taylor Headland
  • Then the father drew both girls to his heart and confessed that, with their mother's death life, already impoverished by the loss of his only son, had been bereft of its last charm. Cited from In Fire Of The Forge, by Georg Ebers, v5
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