their alienation

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  • During their conversation the reasons for their alienation became clear.
  • It's that, you see, their alienation, that's breaking his heart. Cited from A Fountain Sealed, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Then they made no further concealment, but admitted their alienation outright. Cited from Dio's Rome, Vol. III, by Cassius Dio
  • The effect of this was, instead of bringing his people into subjection and carrying his points against them, to aggravate their alienation. Cited from Salem Witchcraft, Volumes I and II, by Charles Upham
  • For Cordillerans, the loss of their land, or their alienation from it, can be equivalent to taking their lives.
  • Those who have striven with or defamed may come to cherish him all the more for their alienation. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 64, February, 1863, by Various
  • Upon his death, their alienation became known to the public; Pauline was completely excluded from her inheritance in his will.
  • They have but to doubt one another, and no forced forbearance or kindness between them can do aught but confirm their alienation. Cited from A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories, by William D. Howells
  • You lure them by attacking that which caused their alienation: the Establishment.
  • After the explosives are set, the two stop for a moment on a hill outside the school, discussing their alienation and hostility.
  • His widow, in spite of their alienation, mourned long and deeply. Cited from Beaux and Belles of England: Mrs. Mary Robinson
  • Their distresses had too much ripened their alienation from us, and the storm had gathered to a head, when Major Martin got back. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 1 (of 4), ed. by T. J. Randolph
  • He had not found just the opportunity yet; but in the mean time he did not mind telling the real cause of their alienation to good fellows who could enjoy a joke. Cited from A Modern Instance, by William Dean Howells
  • Kim thought it was important to convey Sun and Jin's first falling in love before showing their alienation from the other.
  • The fact that they have been demoted and their lives degraded illustrates their alienation in the Western society in which they were discriminated against.
  • I agree with the Secretary that the remainder of our public lands should be more carefully dealt with and their alienation guarded by better economy and greater prudence. Cited from Messages and Papers of Grover Cleveland, Ed. by James D. Richardson
  • Their antagonism was clearly apparent during their intercourse in Strassburg, and in the end, after many years of uneasy relations, their alienation became complete. Cited from The Youth of Goethe, by Peter Hume Brown
  • Sir Purcell interpreted this as indicating the beginning of their alienation. Cited from Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v7
  • Everything about these characters and their alienation seemed natural something that was grounded by Lang's showing them at work, never cutting them off from all the other travails they were going through.
  • These single-hearted foresters had now come to remove from the mind of their pledged friend all apprehension of their alienation, and to assure him that their warriors shall attend his call. Cited from Biographical Memorials of James Oglethorpe, by Thaddeus Mason Harris
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