We cannot allow those who serve us well to labour under any privation or discomfort that it is in our power to remove.
Her father lay in some secret place to avoid his creditors, reduced, between sickness and poverty, to the verge of death, and she, a child,—we might almost think, if we did not know the wisdom of all Heaven’s decrees—who should have blessed a better man, was steadily braving privation, degradation, and everything most terrible to such a young and delicate creature’s heart, for the purpose of supporting him.
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The blockade is causing widespread privation.
She grew up in a world of stillbirths and privation.