Definition of Bereaven
1. bereave [v] - See also: bereave
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Literary usage of Bereaven
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature and Life: Sermons by Robert Collyer (1872)
"I made it honestly, and made good use of it. Why is my home ruined ? I never brought upon it one shadow of disgrace. Why am I bereaven of my children, ..."
2. The Contemporary Review (1873)
"0 soul bereaven ! God had a Son—He pass'd that way to heaven ; Follow, and look upon the Face divine ! " Wordsworth himself could scarcely have manipulated ..."
3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... they thought the planets seven liy her sweet voice might well their tunes have mended ; Whin she did sigh, all were of joy bereaven ; And when she ..."