Sentence Examples


  • Ramseyer, his wife and infant son (the child died of privation shortly afterwards), and Mr J.
  • Prisons were relapsing into their former horrid state of privation, filthiness, severity and neglect."
  • Regarding evil simply as privation, Eckhart does not make it the pivot of his thought, as was afterwards done by Boehme; but his notion of the Godhead as a dark and formless essence is a favourite thesis of theosophy.
  • On the return journey Dr. Wulff and Olsen succumbed to the privation of scanty food and bad weather, and the survivors had difficulty in reaching Etah.
  • The service was one of great exposure and privation; for two years and a half, Farragut wrote, he never owned a bed, but lay down to rest wherever he found the most comfortable berth.