is bereft

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  • In his presence they were bereft of speech and almost of ideas. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, V12,Ed. Johnson
  • But pain itself makes us aware of the importance of health when we are bereft of it. Cited from Theodicy, by G. W. Leibniz
  • She looked after him in alarm, her eyes wide with the fear that he was bereft of reason. Cited from Nedra, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Had he, too, been bereft in the hour of his proud and perfect joy? Cited from Vivian Grey, by The Earl of Beaconsfield
  • One who is bereft of energy and who has been abandoned by friends can never work with perseverance. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • When one is bereft of hope the last sorrow has arrived. Cited from Wise or Otherwise, by Lydia Leavitt and Thad. W.H. Leavitt
  • I never ceased to pray for him, though he left me when I was bereft of all. Cited from Stories by Modern American Authors: Scribners Ed.
  • Her life was bereft of all hope and the future stretched out dark and melancholy before her. Cited from Banzai!, by Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff
  • Surely, only God sustained him, for he was bereft of nearly all human help. Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • 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
  • The woman whose married life holds sorrow, and who has no such golden memory stored away, is bereft indeed! Cited from The Splendid Folly, by Margaret Pedler
  • It was too cruel that she should be bereft of speech at this supreme moment. Cited from Prisoners, by Mary Cholmondeley
  • There are, in the world, many men that are bereft of faith. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4
  • No inner life is for him whose soul is bereft of all nobleness. Cited from Wisdom And Destiny, by Maurice Maeterlinck
  • Now that his one resource, work, failed him, he was bereft. Cited from Beethoven, by George Alexander Fischer
  • I was bereft of all participation with my family for nearly nine months, and now that poor fellow are place in same position. Cited from The Underground Railroad, by William Still
  • Again his friends were sure that Job was bereft of his senses. Cited from The Legends of the Jews by Louis Ginzberg Volume 2
  • He stared at his parent as if he thought he had suddenly been bereft of his senses. Cited from The Lion and The Mouse, by Charles Klein
  • But if they be bereft of the sweet food divine, then lie they all confusedly. Cited from The Homeric Hymns, by Andrew Lang
  • But she was bereft, and she was then found most marvellously true. Cited from Principles of Freedom, by Terence J. MacSwiney
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