Thesaurus / reft

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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.

His soul had been reft away into merciful dulness, somewhere outside his body.

A hand that taught what might be said in rhyme, That reft Chaucer the glory of his wit.

The principal ally of king Virata in war, the cruel Kichaka reft of virtue is loved by both the king and the queen.

Thy home, it is reft from thee; thy reputation, it is a scoff; thine honour, it is a ghost that shall haunt thee!

Lucretia, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

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

Sermons Preached at BrightonFrederick W. Robertson

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

He would have reft it from the said George; but he resisted, alleging that the Frenchman did wrong.

If Helen was reft from him now, he would gaze on a darkened world for many a day.

Reft from my senses are the laws which gave order and place to their old questionless realm.

A Strange Story, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

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