It laid the injunction on me that I should never propose to see the writer, who had long been estranged from all intercourse with the world, but who would see a confidential agent if I would appoint one.
He had every reason given him to be so, but he was not; and solely on his side, an estrangement began to arise between them.
"And this is the heart that the same John Jarndyce, who is not otherwise to be mentioned between us, stepped in to estrange from me," said he indignantly.
And besides, I wish to hear as much and as often of Ada as I can in this condition of estrangement from poor Rick.
I was not sure that I had a right to lay his whole story open, but I referred in a few words to his estrangement from Mr Jarndyce and to his being entangled in the ill-fated Chancery suit.
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He has been estranged from his parents since he told them he is gay.
In her attempt to reach out to moderates, she estranged the most passionate in her own party.