made desolate

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  • His home had been made desolate by the death of his wife. Cited from Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon V2,by Henry Craik
  • The flower of her young men had been cut down, and many homes made desolate. Cited from Woman's Work in the Civil War, by Brockett and Vaughan
  • The child's life would be made desolate for ever. Cited from A Tale of a Lonely Parish, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Along the line of march, a strip of country sixty miles wide was made desolate. Cited from Brief History of the United States, J. B. McMaster
  • Day after day he went from the home made desolate by her death to weep on her grave under the near-by trees. Cited from Stories from Life, Orison Swett Marden
  • Hundreds of homes were made desolate, that only the night before were full of peaceful content. Cited from Miss Elliot's Girls, by Mrs Mary Spring Corning
  • For, in one hour she is made desolate. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Apocalypse Book 73
  • Not only was her house of life made desolate; it was defiled. Cited from The Helpmate, by May Sinclair
  • The mourners went daily about the streets, for there was hardly a house which had not been made desolate. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1567b by Motley
  • What has made desolate and sterile one of the loveliest regions of the whole earth? Cited from Conflict With Slavery, by Whitter,V7, Part 1
  • In the very same manner Daniel also wrote concerning the Roman government, and that our country should be made desolate by them. Cited from The Antiquities of the Jews, by Flavius Josephus
  • Many a heart was broken, many a fireside was made desolate. Cited from James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography
  • One thousand settlers perished and hundreds of happy homes were made desolate. Cited from Among the Sioux, by R. J. Creswell
  • The country at home had been made desolate by the Wars of the Roses. Cited from Men of Invention and Industry by Samuel Smiles #2
  • The land had been made desolate, continued the Queen, with fire, sword, famine, and murder. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1585e by Motley
  • Like the church of which it is the type, it can never be made desolate; break it up on earth, and you find it in heaven. Cited from The Christian Home, by Samuel Philips
  • Not strange their hot haste -- men whose homes have been made desolate, their kindred carried into captivity. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • I have beheld them that were flourishing like the green bay-trees, made desolate, and their branches scattered. Cited from The Annals of the Parish, John Galt
  • And the land shall be made desolate because of the inhabitants thereof, and for the fruit of their devices. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Micheas Book 38
  • If the river were turned out of its course above Ruscino the whole of this part of the vale would be made desolate. Cited from The Waters of Edera, by Louise de la Ramee [AKA Ouida]
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