so bereft

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  • "How long is it since the poor lady was so bereft?" Cited from The Prince of India, by Lew. Wallace, Vol. 2
  • "Every woman so bereft who applied for a place got it".
  • Nothing of all the beauty seemed lost upon the girl, so bereft that she could enjoy no part of it from association. Cited from Between The Dark And The Daylight, by William Dean Howells
  • What are they to do under such circumstances, or how support a life so bereft of its wonted supplies? Cited from Expeditions into Central Australia, by E. J. Eyre
  • Poor little pilgrim so bereft, So weary at his journey's end! Cited from Anthol. Massachusetts Poets/William S. Braithwaite
  • Matazaemon is not so bereft of friends that such a step would not cause serious displeasure in high quarters. Cited from The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari, by James S. De Benneville
  • But then she thought of Leonard, and felt so solitary, so bereft, that tears burst forth again. Cited from My Novel, by E. B. Lytton, Book 7
  • What would Mrs. Peel and Sally Arlington think when they saw her so bereft? Cited from Franklin Kane, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • She had not uttered a sound, so stunned with amazement was she, so bereft of even the power to think. Cited from The Odds, by Ethel M. Dell
  • No other small nation has been so bereft by law of her children, but in vain for Ireland has the bread of exile been thrown upon the waters. Cited from Ulster's Stand For Union, by Ronald McNeill
  • Never was a creature so bereft of all dignity, all steadfastness. Cited from Jane Talbot, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • And no moment of his existence had ever been so dark, so bereft of the last, dim star of hope that lights men's way in the deep night of despair. Cited from The Sky Line of Spruce, by Edison Marshall
  • The UAP was so bereft of leadership that it turned to former Prime Minister Billy Hughes as its new leader.
  • Although the UAP had been in government for a decade, it was so bereft of leadership that it was forced to turn to Hughes as its new leader.
  • Was ever a monarch so cruelly beset, so bereft of wise counsellors, of trusty friends? Cited from Calvert of Strathore, by Carter Goodloe
  • Argos however was so bereft of men that their slaves took possession of all the State, ruling and managing it until the sons of those who had perished grew to be men. Cited from The History of Herodotus V2 by Herodotus/ Macauley
  • Although the UAP had been in government for a decade, it was so bereft of leadership that it was forced to elect Hughes as its leader.
  • Then, with a definite effort she forced herself to act -- and she had never felt that the gestures of her body were so banal, so awkward, so bereft of grace or distinction. Cited from The Beautiful and Damned, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • It recoiled, as, with the gift, Light-blinded, and joy-saddened, so bereft. Cited from A Hidden Life and Other Poems, by George MacDonald
  • Even its of broken crockery are held worthy of a place at these little shrines; so bereft are the peasantry of the simplest accompaniments of civilised life. Cited from Nature Mysticism, by J. Edward Mercer
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