her captive

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  • You will go back when the time comes, and take her captive. Cited from Fort Amity, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Her absence was actually due to his holding her captive in his flat.
  • I went to see how she did, and she was well, considering her captive condition. Cited from Captivity and Restoration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson
  • Beside the dead man the girl halted and then turned on her captive. Cited from The Oakdale Affair, by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • He forced himself upon her, then cut her tongue out and held her captive so she could never tell anyone.
  • Nor was her captive less happy than he professed he would be. Cited from Evan Harrington by George Meredith, v3
  • They took her captive and made her to bring the three out of the vast forest as the girl knew her way out.
  • She still did not have any very distinct idea what it was all about, but the manner of it held her captive. Cited from The Blood Red Dawn, by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  • Twice she tried and twice the trembling of her limbs held her captive. Cited from Judith of the Plains, by Marie Manning
  • The people holding her captive were her in laws.
  • They took her captive, and removed her to their station-camp on the Nolachucky. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885, by Various
  • Moreover, her mind was almost at rest regarding her captive. Cited from Sleeping Fires: A Novel, by Gertrude Atherton
  • On the way she stopped many and timidly asked about her captive husband, but could obtain no news of him. Cited from Joshua, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • Lost and bewildered because one emotion after another seemed suddenly to have seized upon her and taken her captive. Cited from The Cathedral, by Hugh Walpole
  • He holds her captive in the apartment for months, even though she refuses to have anything to do with him.
  • Driven off thrice with gun-shots, would she make another try to feed or free her captive young one? Cited from Lobo, Rag and Vixen, by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  • To make him her captive would be triumph indeed. Cited from The Mother's Recompense, Volume I, by Grace Aguilar
  • She had resisted its approaches during the whole length of a speech, but it now carried her captive. Cited from Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen
  • But ever the specter of royal dignity walked beside her and held her captive. Cited from The Puppet Crown, by Harold MacGrath
  • She made a low reverence as she entered, having evidently been informed of the rank of her captives. Cited from Two Penniless Princesses, by Charlotte M. Yonge #5
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