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He will not regard his political opponents as enemies, over whom he has triumphed and whom he is to despoil.
Is it not spiritual effrontery to despoil a man, then invite him to the communion table?
I am no hypocritical moralist, awaiting my own opportunity to despoil.
A MAID OF THE KENTUCKY HILLSEDWIN CARLILE LITSEY
And he did not even bestow so much notice upon me as to imprison me, nor did he despoil me of my arms.
THE MABINOGIONLADY CHARLOTTE GUEST
They have been traveling far to-day and are therefore heavy with sleep, and we can despoil them of as much as we can carry away.
Euphorbus, attempting to despoil Patroclus of his armour, is slain by Menelaus.
Glimmering lanterns or torches moved about the battlefield, those of the savage plunderers who crept about to despoil the dead.
A BOOK OF GOLDEN DEEDSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
A rumour spread that when Cromwell had despoiled the monasteries he would proceed to despoil the parish churches.
By no means; they are robbed as much as ever, and, what is more, they despoil one another.
WHAT IS FREE TRADE?FRDRICK BASTIAT
So, after having taken his life and his breakfast, Harry now proceeded to despoil him of his clothes.

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