bereft of life

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It was a threadbare, well-worn house that he thus examined, as if the inmates had grazed down all luxuriance and plenty to the verge of decency; and in the night, bereft of life, bare places and ancient blemishes were unpleasantly visible.
For already a great lion lay between them and two boars, one on either side, bereft of life, and their dark blood was dripping down upon the ground; they lay dead with necks outstretched beneath the grim lions.
"He has ceased to be, bereft of life, he rests in peace, he has kicked the bucket, hopped the twig, bit the dust, snuffed it, breathed his last and gone to meet the Great Head of Light Entertainment in the sky.
It would remain bereft of life during the Roman era, and afterwards would be fitfully occupied and deserted.
This lack leaves the play's characters "bereft of life and poetry as the world is bereft of life, ...
The Christmas tree erected in Piazza Venezia at a cost of nearly E50,000 is deceased, no more, bereft of life, a spokesperson for the capital's environment department confirmed to Corriere della Sera on Monday, a full week before Christmas.
Up to 12,600 years ago, the environment was almost entirely bereft of life, they found.
And the reason I mention it is because I rather feel the same about Channel Four's new series Sex Box - although, in this instance, we all knew it would be bereft of life waaay before the lid came off its particular container.
(Now, I'm no scientist, but my money's on that moggy not emerging all bright eyed and bushy tailed like the one in that Whiskas commercial.) And the reason I mention it is because I rather feel the same about Channel Four's new series Sex Box - although, in this instance, we all knew it would be bereft of life waaay before the lid came off its particular container.
Therefore discussing the constitutional violations in Naji's sentencing is a futile attempt to activate a document that's already bereft of life.
The project's patron is George Monbiot, the controversial environmentalist, who said: "Wales Wild Land Foundation is a visionary organisation, which refuses to accept that the natural world needs to remain devastated and almost bereft of life.
It seemed for all the world that the ERC-run Heineken Cup was indeed "bereft of life".