But he too had a Cricket on his Hearth; and listening sadly to its music when the motherless Blind Child was very young, that Spirit had inspired him with the thought that even her great deprivation
might be almost changed into a blessing, and the girl made happy by these little means.
Thereafter, feeling his life a burden from the shame and ridicule to which he was exposed, he schemed to convince all the other Foxes that being tailless was much more attractive, thus making up for his own deprivation
What wrong can it refer to except this deprivation
of her father?
At every small deprivation
or discomfort which presented itself in the course of the four-and-twenty hours to remind her of her straitened and altered circumstances, peevish visions of her dower of one thousand pounds had arisen before Mrs Nickleby's mind, until, at last, she had come to persuade herself that of all her late husband's creditors she was the worst used and the most to be pitied.
How people survive two or three days under such circumstances, I cannot imagine: at the same time, I must confess that my guide did not suffer at all, and was astonished that one day's deprivation
should be so troublesome to me.
And for this reason the loss of a son or brother, or the deprivation
of fortune, is to him of all men least terrible.
These results have all been produced by deprivation
of sleep, which is in its turn the nervous consequence of a sudden cessation in the habit of smoking, after that habit has been carried to an extreme.
All that hellish, hardened state and temper of soul, which I have said so much of before, is but a deprivation
of thought; he that is restored to his power of thinking, is restored to himself.
In a portion of the building, set apart for that purpose, are work- shops for blind persons whose education is finished, and who have acquired a trade, but who cannot pursue it in an ordinary manufactory because of their deprivation
How often, on their journey, did the widow remember with a grateful heart, that out of his deprivation
Barnaby's cheerfulness and affection sprung
Have I suffered nothing in this room, no deprivation
, no imprisonment, that I should condescend at last to contemplate myself in such a glass as that.
By determining that the deprivation
to which he condemned you, and which he forced upon you, shall always rest upon his head.