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Xabi Alonso, the Spanish midfielder who has had a tournament to forget (after only two games), was brusquely dispossessed.Chile Ends Spain’s World Cup Reign|Tunku Varadarajan|June 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pope Francis, the first Pope from a developing nation, sees the world through the eyes of the poor and dispossessed.Hope and Change in the Vatican|Jon Favreau|January 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But we live in times where revolutions and uprisings are rising from the disenchanted and the dispossessed.The Ugly Side of Sweden|Janine di Giovanni|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The poor and dispossessed are shuffled out to suburbs and never seen.The Problem With Cities|Janine di Giovanni|June 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Israel recently advanced legislation calling for tens of thousands of Bedouin citizens to be uprooted and dispossessed.New Bill Threatens Bedouin Rights in Israel|Rabbi Joyce Galaski|May 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The advancing sand gradually crept into the hamlet, and in the course of a decade dispossessed the people by burying their houses.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
But the Boers advanced, the natives were dispossessed of their lands, and missionaries were expelled from their regions.Robert Moffat|David J. Deane
Among them was Eucher with the handsome Yolande, dispossessed of her father's heritage by the seigneur of Plouernel.
In that struggle Thyrsis saw clearly that his place was in the ranks of the disinherited and dispossessed.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
She was afterwards dispossessed, but the government remained in the hands of the descendants of her family.