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  • In this case, the attention is held captive by the particular feeling of the moment. Cited from Illusions, by James Sully
  • Although he has his mother, she changed by being held captive by Todd.
  • He was held captive by the US army until the war concluded.
  • She also finds out about Robin being alive and held captive by her parents.
  • A hundred of his men followed him, but his young son was taken captive by his foes. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 5, by Charles Morris
  • Wicked men are spoken of as being carried captive by him at his will. Cited from A Practical Directory for Young Christian Females, by Harvey Newcomb
  • He later said that he felt the Democrats had been taken captive by special interests.
  • For nine months he was held captive by the British.
  • His heart was taken captive by the gay maiden, and he was no longer master of his mind. Cited from Twenty-Two Goblins, Translated from the Sanskrit
  • Jack meets Susan, a young girl who has been held captive by the staff.
  • For twenty minutes or so he had been thinking rather than dreaming, yet with his thought held captive by sleep. Cited from Nicky-Nan, Reservist, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
  • She is your captive by the right of war. Cited from The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18), Ed. by Walter Scott
  • Correa had to go to a nearby police hospital, where he claimed he was held captive by police.
  • She is held captive by her half-sister in the same warehouse where Alexander was captured.
  • No rumor of a man held captive by the Indians had reached their train. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • All of them bad been taken captive by the mountaineers when they visited the cave the night before. Cited from The Pony Rider Boys in the Rockies, Patchin
  • He was taken captive by Indians at age nine, and taken to Detroit.
  • Most of the oil workers had been killed, but some are being held captive by the terrorists.
  • He is taken captive by the people of the Island of the Statue.
  • He encountered another idea on his way thither, and was taken captive by it without resistance. Cited from In the Yule-Log Glow, Book II, by Various
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