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bereft
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Gone with the Wind
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  • A week after the wedding Charles left to join Colonel Wade Hampton, and two weeks later Ashley and the Troop departed, leaving the whole County bereft.
  • But these ignominies and dangers were as nothing compared with the peril of white women, many bereft by the war of male protection, who lived alone in the outlying districts and on lonely roads.
  • When she had signed the papers and the mills were irrevocably gone and Melanie was passing small glasses of wine to Ashley and Rhett to celebrate the transaction, Scarlett felt bereft, as though she had sold one of her children.

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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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