All Verb Noun
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  • You despoil your own nature by such procedure more than you can damage any one else. Cited from Around The Tea-Table, by T. De Witt Talmage
  • This party fell in with a few men, whom they despoiled and made prisoners.
  • Other papers took it up and asked why this man should be despoiled of his liberty any longer? Cited from The Sport of the Gods, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • All over the despoiled region she had spread a new clothing of green. Cited from The Talleyrand Maxim, by J. S. Fletcher
  • The two structures just described were long ago broken into and despoiled. Cited from A History Of Greek Art, by F. B. Tarbell
  • They had nothing to say, as dry of thought as they were despoiled of energy. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • I only reserve for myself the houses when you have despoiled them, and the churches. Cited from The Prince of India, by Lew. Wallace, Vol. 2
  • He can save his friends from justice, and despoil his enemies contrary to justice. Cited from Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, by Richardson
  • He set fire to the house of his master, first having despoiled it of all there was in it. Cited from Renascence Hebrew Literature, by Nahum Slouschz
  • So their enemies came upon them, and despoiled them, and drove them from the land. Cited from The Lost Hunter, by John Turvill Adams
  • And he displayed his left hand despoiled of two fingers, which had just been cut off. Cited from Cinq Mars, by Alfred de Vigny, v4
  • Will you stand by and see her further despoiled? Cited from Starr, of the Desert, by B. M Bower
  • We shall despoil each other: get to hate each other: but never more be free. Cited from Home and the World, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Dog does not eat dog, and that charming lady will not despoil me of very much! Cited from My Strangest Case, by Guy Boothby
  • You can see, my sister, how the abode of the Lord has been despoiled. Cited from Master Olof, by August Strindberg
  • He had despoiled his soul of all the romance that lies in a wish. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J. A. Hammerton
  • Against this and all despoiling forces we as patriots are called to arms. Cited from Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z, by Various
  • These men seem to have determined to despoil and grasp everything by force. Cited from Sadhana, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Having been despoiled of his fortune by the Revolution, he died in poverty.
  • Many hundreds more were reduced to poverty, having been despoiled of everything. Cited from Rabbi and Priest, by Milton Goldsmith
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