Usage examples for Depriving

  1. Here is an instance in which the subtle confuser of words pretended to substitute two consciences, by utterly depriving a man of any! – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  2. There are many good writers, Scott, for instance, and the authors of the Book of Common Prayer, in whom a hurried reader might frequently omit half a phrase without depriving his hearers of an ounce of meaning. – Dr. Johnson and His Circle by John Bailey
  3. First, there was the desire of depriving the Christians of the proof, which they derived from the birth at Bethlehem, for the proposition that He who had appeared was also He who was promised. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg