Sentence Examples

  • She understood his hatred for Memon, the man who had robbed him of more than his sight.
  • After hard fighting the procurator, whose cruelty provoked the attack, captured the Temple and robbed the treasury.
  • The intervention of the powers, culminating in the shattering of the Egyptian fleet at Navarino (q.v.), robbed him of his reward so far as Greece was concerned; the failure of his arms in face of this intervention gave Sultan Mahmud the excuse he desired for withholding the rest of the stipulated price of his assistance.
  • The helpless natives were oppressed and robbed by the company and its servants in every possible way.
  • The church was to be robbed of its wealth, its power and its privileges, and the papal jurisdiction was to be abolished.

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