Usage examples for deprived

  1. Now Mrs. Bilton was as fond of comfort as any other woman who has been deprived for some years of that substitute for comfort, a husband. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  2. These regulations, occasioned by the general corruption of the public servants, which the imperial will is powerless to check, produced melancholy results for the trade of Odessa, and that town was suddenly deprived of the agricultural produce it used to draw from the fertile soil of Ouman. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  3. It is complained that by this act Jesus deprived some one of his property. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  4. While I was thus dividing my time between the enjoyment of this exquisite scenery, my books, the care of my affairs, my filial attentions, and my religious duties, I was suddenly deprived of my inestimable mother. – Coelebs In Search of a Wife by Hannah More
  5. Thirst had almost deprived them of the power of speech! – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid