an immense booty

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  • An immense booty in corn and cattle was also carried off. Cited from Ancient Egypt, by George Rawlinson
  • Here all the inhabitants were put to the sword, and the crusaders gained an immense booty. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 5, by Charles Morris
  • In this way Harald got possession of the place, and found an immense booty in it. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • An immense booty was found in the castle. Cited from History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella V3
  • King Sigurd took the castle, and killed every man in it, because they refused to be baptized; and he got there an immense booty. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • This they also reduced; and in it they found an immense booty, with which they filled a great fleet of ships, that were lying in the port at the time of the capture. Cited from Kerr's Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18, William Stevenson
  • From thence they laid waste the Carthaginian territory with fire and sword, and collected an immense booty from the defenseless country. Cited from A Smaller History of Rome, by William Smith and Eugene Lawrence
  • And the children of Israel carried away of their brethren two hundred thousand women, boys, and girls, and an immense booty: and they brought it to Samaria. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, 2 Paralipomenon Book 14
  • As soon as they reached their enemy's territory they overran the pastures, and gathered an immense booty in cattle, which Cais divided among his followers. Cited from Oriental Literature, by Anonymous
  • He consented to leave in their hands the rich fruits of their invasion, an immense booty, and what was still more disgraceful, a great number of prisoners of the highest merit and quality. Cited from Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon V1
  • He marched upon Cyzicus and was within a little of surprising it, obtaining from the lands and villas without the walls an immense booty. Cited from The Seven Great Monarchies, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia, by George Rawlinson
  • Drake returns with an immense booty; he takes back the Virginian colonists; they introduce potatoes and tobacco into England. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 10 (of 20), by Various
  • The infidels were totally defeated, with the loss of all their tents, artillery, and baggage, so that the victors obtained an immense booty. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.II, by Tobias Smollett
  • The town of Tenes fell into the hands of the brothers, with an immense booty, and then Uruj marched on Tlemcen. Cited from Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean, by E. Hamilton Currey
  • The two armies were still sometimes so near each other, that Eumenes once had an opportunity of making himself master of the whole of the enemy's baggage, which would have enriched his troops with an immense booty. Cited from Plutarch's Lives Volume III, by Plutarch
  • The Great King fled before his valor; an immense booty, and the conquest of Mesopotamia, were the immediate fruits of this signal victory. Cited from Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Gibbon V1
  • In A.D. 1528 he took possession of Shoa, overran Amhara, burned the churches and carried away an immense booty. Cited from First footsteps in East Africa,byRichard F. Burton
  • The inhabitants, aware of their design, stretched a very strong chain across the harbour mouth; but it did not avail; for the Roman ships broke through it, took possession of the town and ships, burnt most of them, and returned safe with an immense booty. Cited from Kerr's Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18, William Stevenson
  • Heraclius carries away an immense booty from Persia; he recovers Amida and Samosata. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4, by Various
  • We took an immense booty in provisions, artillery (nineteen guns), tents, and war material, left by Suleiman in the expectation of returning after he had made the conquest of Montenegro. Cited from The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume II, by William James Stillman
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