1 "I've got a few new things," he said, suffused with pleasure, but lowering his voice as though he feared his fellow-passengers might be in league to despoil him.
2 It is not the property of which men can deprive us that matters, but the property of which no one on earth can deprive or despoil us.
3 He had made great progress in the industry of the men who tear off lead, who plunder the roofs and despoil the gutters by the process called double pickings.
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4 He even pushed as far as Embrun, entered the cathedral one night, and despoiled the sacristy.
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5 Toussaint's bed was despoiled in like manner.
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6 Beyond Portsmouth the sea was covered with vessels whose masts, like a forest of poplars despoiled by the winter, bent with each breath of the wind.
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7 I say the two, because Cardinal Rospigliosi, who had not taken any precaution, was completely despoiled.
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8 Within a week all the blooming roads had been despoiled, hundreds of miles of yellow sunflowers had been transformed into brown, rattling, burry stalks.
9 Firstly, by exterminating the families of those lords whom he had despoiled, so as to take away that pretext from the Pope.
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10 White men lynch the offending Afro-American, not because he is a despoiler of virtue, but because he succumbs to the smiles of white women.