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To be depriving themselves of the advantage of other eyes and other judgments, might be an evil even beyond the loss of present pleasure.
What may seem a small sum to a Rothschild may seem a large sum to me, and it is not the fault of stakes or of winnings that everywhere men can be found winning, can be found depriving their fellows of something, just as they do at roulette.
Mazarin did, and by that means depriving your majesty of one part of your power, still wishes to attract to himself all the friends of easy life and pleasure -- of what idlers call poetry, and politicians, corruption.
No king on his guarded throne could keep his life if I, in my private station, should deem that the welfare of millions justified me in depriving him of it.
She derived, however, great consolation, (during the tightening of the bowstring,) from the reflection that much of the history remained still untold, and that the petulance of her brute of a husband had reaped for him a most righteous reward, in depriving him of many inconceivable adventures.
Her recent good offices by Anne had been enough in themselves, and their marriage, instead of depriving her of one friend, secured her two.
For depriving us, in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury:
I had a grim satisfaction in depriving him of this, and but small compunction in turning my back upon his pain.
Darling by this time, and may be sure that she would upbraid us for depriving the children of their little pleasure.
I asked, thus neatly depriving her of coherent speech as I pushed her to the door.
But first, as I may be depriving you both of a legacy, it is just that I should tell you what I mean to say.
you are depriving yourself, as I can easily see, of a very great pleasure.