captive monarch

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  • But the army wanted no reconciliation with the captive monarch and at length took matters into its own hand. Cited from Early European History, By Hutton Webster
  • Alfred smiled and held out his hand like a captive monarch to his faithful vassal. Cited from Hard Cash, Charles Reade
  • Without returning any reply, therefore, to the mission, he ordered that the captive monarch should be brought to Cordova. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • When the doors were opened and King Richard entered, the whole assembly, save the emperor, rose in respect to the captive monarch. Cited from The Boy Knight, by G.A. Henty
  • The captive monarch stamped impatiently, ground his teeth, but still made no reply. Cited from In the Days of My Youth, by Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • For a time, however, no second roar came from the ribs of the captive monarch. Cited from A Rough Shaking, by George MacDonald
  • The minstrel now told the girl his reason for coming hither: how he hoped to liberate the captive monarch. Cited from Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine, by Lewis Spence
  • The submission of the citizens made a considerable change in the prospects of the captive monarch. Cited from The History of England, by John Lingard and Hilaire Belloc, Vol. 8
  • The captive monarch was placed next his conqueror. Cited from History Of The Conquest Of Peru, by Wm H. Prescott
  • Not one of all the Scottish lords who crowded Edward's court came to beguile a moment of sorrow from their captive monarch. Cited from The Scottish Chiefs, by Miss Jane Porter
  • The life of the captive monarch is usually short; and Atahuallpa might have learned the truth of this, when he thought of Huascar. Cited from History Of The Conquest Of Peru, by Wm H. Prescott
  • An effort to persuade the captive monarch to abdicate before his estates, was defeated by his resolute refusal. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • The captive monarch received the respectful treatment which Persian clemency usually accorded to fallen sovereigns. Cited from The Seven Great Monarchies, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia, by George Rawlinson
  • The cause of the captive monarch was ardently espoused by foreign nations and by the sovereign pontiff. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume VI., by Various
  • This magnanimity in his foe cheered the dejected spirit of the captive monarch. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
  • Blondel in his songs artfully introduced allusions to the captive monarch and to the mourning of all Christendom at the imprisonment of its champion. Cited from The Boy Knight, by G.A. Henty
  • But when the cowardly insulter spat in the face of the captive monarch Athos grasped his dagger. Cited from Twenty Years After, by Alexandre Dumas
  • They, for the most part, declared themselves satisfied with their victory; they sought not the blood of the captive monarch; they were even, willing to replace him on the throne, under those limitations which they deemed necessary for the preservation of their rights. Cited from The History of England, by John Lingard and Hilaire Belloc, Vol. 8
  • There were many other articles in this famous convention, all of them extremely severe upon the captive monarch; and Charles discovered evidently his intention of reducing Italy, as well as France, to subjection and dependence. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part C, by David Hume
  • In 1792, the year in which it received the captive monarch, it consisted of a large square tower, flanked at its angles by four round towers, and having on the north side another separate tower of less dimensions than the first, surmounted by turrets, and generally called the little tower. Cited from Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton, by Anonymous
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