Sentence Examples with the word blighted

His hopes, however, were blighted by long delay.

The blighted reigns of the later Ramessides and the priest-kings did not leave a single great monument, and they are only known by usurpations of the work of others.

He had been born with the hopes of the Renaissance, with its anticipation of a new Augustan age, and had seen this fair promise blighted by the irruption of a new horde of theological polemics, worse than the old scholastics, inasmuch as they were revolutionary instead of conservative.

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But Ahab's glance was averted; like a blighted fruit tree he shook, and cast his last, cindered apple to the soil.