I say at once there are fewer difficulties in holding hereditary states, and those long accustomed to the family of their prince, than new ones; for it is sufficient only not to transgress the customs of his ancestors, and to deal prudently with circumstances as they arise, for a prince of average powers to maintain himself in his state, unless he be deprived of
it by some extraordinary and excessive force; and if he should be so deprived of
it, whenever anything sinister happens to the usurper, he will regain it.
Bumble, deprived of
their situations, were gradually reduced to great indigence and misery, and finally became paupers in that very same workhouse in which they had once lorded it over others.
Being thus deprived of
the means of his livelihood, he sat down on the bank and lamented his hard fate.
La Rochelle, deprived of
the assistance of the English fleet and of the diversion promised by Buckingham, surrendered after a siege of a year.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of
life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
When the news reached Leghorn that Felix was deprived of
his wealth and rank, the merchant commanded his daughter to think no more of her lover, but to prepare to return to her native country.
A resolution may go out of a man's mind either with his will or against his will; with his will when he gets rid of a falsehood and learns better, against his will whenever he is deprived of
This envoy had instructions to represent to the monarch of Blefuscu, "the great lenity of his master, who was content to punish me no farther than with the loss of mine eyes; that I had fled from justice; and if I did not return in two hours, I should be deprived of
my title of NARDAC, and declared a traitor.
The king's procureur alone was deprived of
his office, being suspected of royalism.
Undoubtedly, and persons deprived of
food hold out longer than those deprived of
The feeling of remorse at this remembrance smote him like the thrust of a dagger, that he should have lived for five and twenty years a king, and in the enjoyment of every happiness, without having bestowed a moment's thought on the misery of those who had been unjustly deprived of
Proceed then without further delay, or I may repent, and order you to be deprived of
all your gains; the silver as well as the notes.