now bereft

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  • The widow was now bereft of both husband and child. Cited from Stories and Sketches, by Harriet S. Caswell
  • But I pity that poor devil of a king, who, they say, is now bereft of speech. Cited from The Puppet Crown, by Harold MacGrath
  • Now bereft of its original function, the school building gained a new purpose in 1985 when it was converted into a village community centre.
  • A chilly change in the afternoon; The sky, late clear, is now bereft Of sun. Cited from Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War, by Herman Melville
  • Now bereft of the sustaining power of his strength the burden of the days to come had grown insupportable. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • Here he lurked about like a spectre among the scenes of former power and prosperity, now bereft of home, of family, and of friend. Cited from The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon by W. Irving #5
  • The palace itself is of an enormous size -- but is now bereft of every insignia of royalty. Cited from A Tour in France and Germany, Vol. 3, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • He, the fluent speaker at lectures, and on public platforms, is now bereft of the power to explain one small situation. Cited from A Little Rebel, by Margaret Wolfe Hungerford
  • Even his father spoke formal words of counsel to him, as if a gulf was between them -- his father now bereft of all Bunker prestige, legal or social. Cited from Bunker Bean, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • On the table beside each bed (most of them now bereft of their mattresses) stood champagne bottles, and half emptied glasses. Cited from My Home In The Field of Honor, by Frances Wilson Huard
  • For political reasons her parents, now bereft of children, abandoned Dresden with her aunt, and departed for Berlin, where her father joined the Prussian state service.
  • Under the eastern shore, our schooner, now bereft of any breeze, continued to creep in: the smart creature, when once under way, appearing motive in herself. Cited from In the South Seas, by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Distraught with agonised despair, and shadowed by Trivett, she walked up the principal street of the town, now bereft of any sign of life. Cited from Sparrows, by Horace W.C. Newte
  • A conservatory is all around the octagon south wing, now bereft of its floral beauties excepting its orchards and ferns. Cited from A Heart-Song of To-day, by Annie Gregg Savigny
  • His mother, the widowed duchess of his murdered father, who had moreover never been allowed the solace of her child's company, now bereft of husband and son, could bear up against her affliction no longer. Cited from Henry of Monmouth, Volume 1, by J. Endell Tyler
  • Upon his return thereafter from Rhodes, he occupied for twelve years the Prince's family, now bereft of heirs, and nigh four-and-twenty ruled the Roman State. Cited from The Reign Of Tiberius, By Tacitus
  • However, the new series of struggles proved to be much more difficult, as the anti-French coalition advanced upon Italy, now bereft of elite French units which were with Napoleon in Egypt.
  • To us it is distressing, to you a source of odium, that the republic, now bereft of its chief magistrates, should be attacked; you will diminish not your rights, but the odium against you. Cited from The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08, by Titus Livius
  • I have heard descendants of these old southern Loyalists tell how hopelessly helpless were these planters' families, used to hundreds of negro servants and now bereft of help in a backwoods wilderness. Cited from Canada: the Empire of the North, by Agnes C. Laut
  • The castle, now bereft of its ancient splendour, of its coronet of towers, was built by William the Conqueror on the summit of a precipitous height rising above the river Leen. Cited from Castles and Cave Dwellings,Sabine Baring-Gould
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