confiscate

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  • As with all private property, Church owned property was confiscated into public use.
  • He often read from the library full of confiscated books to which he had access.
  • However, the team only lasted one year before being confiscated by the league.
  • The property of others he could confiscate at pleasure, for his own use. Cited from Christopher Carson, by John S. C. Abbott
  • It was there he learned that his parents had been killed and their estate confiscated.
  • Immediately he gave orders to confiscate the church and the main houses to make their own headquarters.
  • "Who gave you the right to confiscate the property of others in any cause?" Cited from The Man in Gray, by Thomas Dixon
  • His first act was to confiscate the property of all who had supported Michael.
  • The town was sold many times and its land was regularly confiscated.
  • What if the Crown should confiscate his property; what was he to do with his wife? Cited from Mistress Penwick, by Dutton Payne
  • Their property was then confiscated and they were sent to prison.
  • Page took a guitar to school each day only to have it confiscated and returned to him after class.
  • While these settlements can be confiscated and destroyed under federal law, this has not happened.
  • For this, he was not sent to prison, but all of his property was confiscated.
  • Thus we had nothing to confiscate, when the war was over. Cited from Philip Winwood, by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • The British would confiscate his property, his splendid house -- all would be gone! Cited from Little Journeys to the Homes of American Statesmen, by Elbert Hubbard
  • As the French state had decided not to confiscate their property, they did not have money problems.
  • Under this new law, the government began to confiscate Church land.
  • They are also able to confiscate meat products that were unable to pass their standards.
  • Representatives of the Attorney General went around confiscating what books they could find.
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