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.