him captive

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  • I put a cover over my study wood-box and kept him captive for a week. Cited from Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes, Etc, by John Burroughs
  • They take him captive and drive off after the others.
  • He has another will in his flesh, which would make him captive to sin. Cited from Life of Luther, by Julius Koestlin
  • But his fancy never ran away with him or carried him captive into the regions of poetry. Cited from Daniel Webster, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • When the giants saw him coming, they went out to meet him, thinking to take him captive. Cited from Philippine Folk-Tales, by Bayliss et al.
  • He had never seen any one in the least like her, and the new sensation held him captive. Cited from Joyce of the North Woods, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Then came Shared, who defeated the king and took him captive.
  • How could he when tradition held him captive? Cited from The Place Beyond the Winds, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Had he believed it, he might have followed the king in overwhelming force and taken him captive. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1590b by Motley
  • At one time his enemies took him captive and kept him strictly imprisoned. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • You could see that no vice of the body nor any lust of material things had ever led him captive. Cited from Strong Hearts, by George W. Cable
  • Something there in her which had captured him and, seemingly, held him captive. Cited from Grim Smile of the Five Towns,by Arnold Bennett
  • On his way home the King fell into the hands of the German Emperor, who held him captive. Cited from The Leading Facts of English History, by D.H. Montgomery
  • And yet, in one passage at least, his earlier love for the high-figured style took him captive again. Cited from Milton, by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
  • But American special forces kept taking him captive.
  • Around this time the same pirates who held him captive are cutting off the grain supply.
  • One or the other of the two men who had held him captive had done murder and escaped with the stolen money. Cited from Ted Strong's Motor Car, by Edward C. Taylor
  • Eventually, he contacts the Police telling them that Mary is holding him captive.
  • Never kill a king, but make him captive. Cited from Israel Potter, by Herman Melville
  • He had fallen asleep soon after and a vivid and strange dream had held him captive by its power. Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
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