It was criminal - robbing others of their dignity that way.
The stored tears continued to flow and the sobs wracked her body, robbing it of the ability to speak – barely allowing a breath to be drawn.
She rocked in the chair, consumed by grief and breath-robbing sobs.
Having convoked his boyars he reproached them collectively with robbing the treasury and committing acts of injustice, and he caused one of them, a Prince Shuiski who happened to be in power at the moment, to be seized by his huntsmen and torn in pieces by a pack of hounds, as a warning to others.
In the robbing of pillars, timber is necessary for the support of only a single line of timber and lagging over the level, called the stull.