deprived of sight

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My notion was to ascertain by stepping again into the storm whether I had been deprived of sight and hearing.
He was awarded PS15,000 in "respect of the beating" he suffered after his arrest, PS15,000 for what the judge described as "the further inhuman and degrading treatment which he suffered encompassing harsh interrogation, being deprived of sleep and being deprived of sight and hearing".
Burd (Arab poets) and John Milton], the sense of light and colour is heightened on being deprived of sight.
The revelations sparked a torrent of condemnation, with Cardiff council's deputy leader Ralph Cook saying the experiments were "reprehensible" while Gervais waded into the row, saying: "I am appalled that kittens are being deprived of sight by having their eyelids sewn shut.
He said: "I am appalled that kittens are being deprived of sight by having their eyelids sewn shut.
Deprived of sight, the poet is forced to rely on his olfactory sense to "guess each sweet" that surrounds him in the flower garden.
deprived of sight and sound through the use of blindfolds, earmuffs and hoods during the flight,' says one dated May 10, 2005.
It's not yet clear whether a child deprived of sight for many years can learn to see the world with all the subtlety and skill of a person who grew up with normal vision, however.
Now that all hearts are glad, all faces bright, Our aged Sovereign sits - to the ebb and flow Of States and Kingdoms, to their joy or woe, Insensible: - he sits deprived of sight And lamentably wrapped in two-fold night, Whose royal fortitude upheld the cause Of independence and time-hallowed laws Against the fierce assaults of lawless Might.
Born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, a normal child, but deprived of sight and hearing at nineteen months by a disease, Keller grew half-wild in her isolated state.