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  • They could be considered free if they were to bring another captive to the settlement.
  • I have heard of a king who made the sign to put a captive to death. Cited from Persian Literature, V2, The Shah Nameh, Rubaiyat, Divan, Gulistan
  • That night they both got the sleep they needed, now that there was no captive to guard. Cited from Don Rodriguez, Lord Dunsany
  • He has another will in his flesh, which would make him captive to sin. Cited from Life of Luther, by Julius Koestlin
  • The pride and strength of the country were taken away and led captive to a strange land. Cited from Stories of the Prophets, by Isaac Landman
  • Even at that early stage I had begun to be a captive to her. Cited from The Ghost, by Arnold Bennett
  • Some Native Americans would cut off one foot of captives to keep them from running away.
  • Then the negro sat on his captive to make sure that the latter did not escape. Cited from The Young Engineers on the Gulf, by H. Irving Hancock
  • I brought two noble children captive to this land - him and Walter of Spain. Cited from The Fall of the Niebelungs
  • The entire family fell captive to her first smile. Cited from The Tangled Threads, by Eleanor H. Porter
  • I am waiting for The Captive to win me the way. Cited from Journal of Arthur Stirling, by Upton Sinclair
  • So strong were they that captive to take him were they fain. Cited from The Lay of the Cid, Translated by Rose & Bacon
  • Hours later, an angel appears inside the prison and leads the captives to freedom.
  • Opening the cage door wide, I called the little captive to freedom. Cited from Seats Of The Mighty, by G. Parker, v2
  • He urged the captives to follow him, but they all refused. Cited from Five Thousand Miles Underground, by Roy Rockwood
  • Before he could recover himself he was overwhelmed and bound, and led captive to my father. Cited from The Settlers, by William H. G. Kingston
  • But home he must, and as the award had been, Yield up his body captive to the queen. Cited from The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Vol II, Ed. by Rev. George Gilfillan
  • He is captive to a piece of steel or wood. Cited from The Warriors, by Lindsay, Anna Robertson Brown
  • With captives to whom I myself act as purveyor the thing is easy enough. Cited from The Wonders Of Instinct, by J H Fabre
  • Finally, the police forced their captives to sign statements, waiving all their legal rights.
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