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The man was hers; and if she reft herself away from him, then she must die.

And this reft house is that the which he built, Lamented Jack!

The horses started aside for fear, and he was reft of life and strength.

And yet, I love you, and will grieve till the end that you should have been reft from me.

The bottom has been reft from the fishes and converted into fertile soil.

Yes, one by one, Lady Lesbia's illusions were reft from her.

We are now to observe him reft of every admirer, every soother, every friend.

It's there, but 'reft of all its winsome roundness, and stiffening in the chill of death.

He then was reft of many woes who bore her in his heart so long a time, when he saw the lovely maid stand forth so glorious.

No children have we to lament, no wives to wail our fall; The traitor's and the spoiler's hand have reft our hearths of all.

WORD ORIGIN

past participle of reave.

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