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What can I do, pray, to give her my fortune and deprive my children of it?

That it is impossible to deprive men of the liberty of saying what they think.

In the meantime there was no necessity to deprive them of their ponies.

No power on earth can deprive him of his rights as an American citizen.

Deprive him of the power of management, and it might cost Mr. Channing his place.

To deprive them of it would be to strike a blow at popular piety.

The lady does not, I hope, intend to deprive us of the pleasure of her company so soon.

And we must deprive you of Denis, for we need his help over a big building affair.

"Very well, I will deprive myself of drinking," retorted Laurent.

Has your daughter any enemy, who might envy her her success, and wish to deprive her of it?

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French depriver, from Medieval Latin deprivare, from Latin de- "entirely" (see de-) + privare "release from" (see private). Replaced Old English bedælan. Related: Deprived; depriving.

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