severe blow

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  • Just at this moment he received another severe blow on the heart. Cited from The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, by Henry R. Schoolcraft
  • At that moment he received another more severe blow on the heart. Cited from Folk-Lore and Legends: North American Indian, by Anonymous
  • I fear that as a political man it may prove also a severe blow. Cited from Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843, Queen Victoria
  • If this is true, it will be a very severe blow to Spain. Cited from The Great Round World, Vol. 1. No. 23, April 15, 1897, by Various
  • The death of the latter was a severe blow to him. Cited from A Smaller History of Greece, by William Smith
  • He knew what a severe blow it must be to his companions. Cited from Canoe Boys and Campfires, by William Murray Graydon
  • This was a severe blow; for the greater part of his fortune was now gone. Cited from After Long Years, Trans. S. A. Miller/A. M. Dunne
  • This idea received several severe blows from the hands of modern progress. Cited from The Dollar Hen, by Milo M. Hastings
  • Despite this fact, their loss was a severe blow to Germany. Cited from Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights, Kelly Miller
  • His death was a severe blow to his father.
  • All the same a severe blow had been dealt to their work. Cited from A Social History of the American Negro, by Benjamin Brawley
  • Her loss was a severe blow to her brother. Cited from Our Friend John Burroughs, by Clara Barrus
  • This was a severe blow to me, as well as to poor Bob. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • It was a severe blow, yet better than nothing. Cited from The Titan, by Theodore Dreiser
  • The loss of his vessel, followed by his retirement, was a severe blow to the captain. Cited from Rod of the Lone Patrol, by H. A. Cody
  • The loss of the doctor was a severe blow, but they hurried him out of the place. Cited from Lothair, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • This was a severe blow to his mother, who told him that she could never give her consent to that. Cited from The Story of Garfield, by William G. Rutherford
  • I know what a severe blow my act will be to you, but don't be angry at me.
  • This was a severe blow to their career and put the band on hold until they could regain their ground.
  • There was only one severe blow which made things fairly lively for all hands for full four-and-twenty hours. Cited from Tales Of Hearsay, by Joseph Conrad
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