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  • He was captived, but could not join the party at the time since he was younger than 18 years old.
  • In the pain and wrath, his abiders cut down the captived 'Toggenburg' in pieces.
  • "And shall I always be immured, like a captived thrush?" asked Edwin, indignantly. Cited from The Children's Portion, ed. by Robert W. Shoppell
  • But the historian, being captived to the truth of a foolish world, is many times a terror from well-doing, and an encouragement to unbridled wickedness. Cited from English literary criticism, Various, C.E. Vaughan
  • Here the Apostle tells the wonderful story of how he himself was delivered, in the full rejoicing confidence that what availed for his emancipation would equally avail for every captived soul. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans/Corinthians, by Alexander Maclaren
  • Then Jeconiah's son did foremost come, And he who brought the captived nation home; A row of Worthies in long order passed O'er the short stage; of all old Joseph last. Cited from Less-known British Poets, Vol. 2, by Gilfillan
  • Deep pity she with graceful grief applies-- Warm feelings ever gentle bosoms fill-- While captived equally my fond ears thrill With her sweet accents and seraphic sighs. Cited from The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch, by Petrarch
  • Thus by his corrupt traffic of bribes with one scandalous woman he disgraced and enfeebled the native Mahomedan government, captived the person of the sovereign, and ruined and subverted the justice of the country. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X (of 12), by Burke
  • Right so your selfe were caught in cunning snare Of a deare foe, and thralled to his love; In whose streight bands ye now captived are So firmely, that ye never may remove. Cited from The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 5, by Edmund Spenser
  • Blind Whose hopes in thee alone have centred been; In thee my heart was captived by her mien Who bore it with her when she earth rejoin'd: Her better spirit, now a deathless flower, And in the highest heaven that still shall be, Each day inflames me with its beauties more. Cited from The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch, by Petrarch
  • The last of Adad's ancient stock is slain, Israel captived, and rich Damascus ta'en; All his wild rage to revenge Judah's wrong; But woe to kingdoms that have friends too strong! Cited from Less-known British Poets, Vol. 2, by Gilfillan
  • Mar. This admirable duke, Valerius, With his disdain of fortune and of death, Captived himself, has captivated me, And though my arm hath ta'en his body here, His soul hath subjugated Martius' soul. Cited from Essays, First Series, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Watch how a bird, that captived sings, The cage set open, first looks out, Yet fears the freedom of his wings, And now withdraws, and flits about, And now looks forth again; until, Grown bold, he hops on stool and chair, And now attains the window-sill, And now confides himself to air. Cited from Angel in the House, by Coventry Patmore
  • The king is taken, is conveyed to Spain; And all upon Pescara's lord bestow And him of that inseparable twain -- Of Guasto hight -- the praise and prime renown For that great king captived and host o'erthrown. Cited from Orlando Furioso, by Ludovico Ariosto