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bereft
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • His lonely daughter, bereft of her final hope and reliance, appealed to them both too strongly.
  • Leisurely, our four horses are taken out; leisurely, the coach stands in the little street, bereft of horses, and with no likelihood upon it of ever moving again; leisurely, the new horses come into visible existence, one by one; leisurely, the new postilions follow, sucking and plaiting the lashes of their whips; leisurely, the old postilions count their money, make wrong additions, and arrive at dissatisfied results.

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  • She is bereft of hope.
  • However, perhaps the answer lies not in a morally bereft man, but in the corrupted ideals of an entire faction.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent

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