captive in

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  • I would rather be a captive in your white arms than the emperor of heaven! Cited from The Golden Scorpion, by Sax Rohmer
  • They killed my wife the other day, and my daughter is a captive in their hands. Cited from By England's Aid, by G. A. Henty
  • In one week every Christian captive in the country was on board our ships. Cited from The Boy who sailed with Blake, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • Had she not rather been a captive in spite of it all ever since? Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • She wanted to be taken captive in exchange for his being allowed to leave the country.
  • Her absence was actually due to his holding her captive in his flat.
  • It was not so they did with their captives in her country, among people of her sort! Cited from Barchester Towers, by Anthony Trollope
  • He was hardly ten feet away from the man who stood there, a captive in his car. Cited from The Furnace of Gold, by Philip Verrill Mighels
  • He was held captive in until after the end of the War.
  • He later made many visits to her when she was held captive in England.
  • And he who had once been a captive in a strange land wore his crown once more. Cited from Sermons on Biblical Characters, by Clovis G. Chappell
  • We know they have captives in their possession, and we have demanded their return. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: Conquest of the Savages,by Roger Thompson Finlay
  • He was taken prisoner whilst on his way home and held captive in the castle.
  • He will rest not night nor day whilst his brother lies a captive in these cruel hands. Cited from In the Days of Chivalry, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • This rule did not apply to the case of a man who was taken captive in battle. Cited from History of Egypt, by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  • Of these some were slain in battle, and others remained captive in his hand. Cited from Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut, by Wace
  • His mother also wrote a second letter to the police, claiming that he held girls captive in his houses.
  • He is the one who took the boy as captive in the raid.
  • At an earlier time, many gladiators had been soldiers taken captive in war.
  • A practice also not unknown to Japan itself, which used Russian captives in a similar way.
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