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The advancing sand gradually crept into the hamlet, and in the course of a decade dispossessed the people by burying their houses.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
But the Boers advanced, the natives were dispossessed of their lands, and missionaries were expelled from their regions.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE
Among them was Eucher with the handsome Yolande, dispossessed of her father's heritage by the seigneur of Plouernel.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
In that struggle Thyrsis saw clearly that his place was in the ranks of the disinherited and dispossessed.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
She was afterwards dispossessed, but the government remained in the hands of the descendants of her family.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
"He got in for that while he was dispossessed," smiled Southend.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
The high-priests of Amon at Thebes usurped their power, and finally dispossessed the last of them of the throne.
EARLY ISRAEL AND THE SURROUNDING NATIONSARCHIBALD SAYCE
The aborigines were dispossessed, treated as conquered peoples, and forced to do the exploiting labour.
ORIGIN OF THE ANGLO-BOER WAR REVEALED (2ND ED.)C. H. THOMAS
On lifting up the right arm, we found that it was dispossessed of its hand.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
Germany will directly compensate its nationals who may have been dispossessed by the aforesaid liquidations.
HARPER'S PICTORIAL LIBRARY OF THE WORLD WAR, VOLUME XIIVARIOUS

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