holding him captive

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  • 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
  • How could he when tradition held him captive? Cited from The Place Beyond the Winds, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • But beyond that he received no injury, and was soon struggling with all his might to free himself from the snow that held him captive. Cited from The Young Woodsman, by J. McDonald Oxley
  • Freya was holding him captive with one of her arms. Cited from Mare Nostrum (Our Sea), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • It was not stupor, it was not death, it was only sleep which held him captive. Cited from A Conspiracy of the Carbonari, by Louise Mu"hlbach
  • The animal shied with a quick leap, but a heavy hand held him captive. Cited from Beth Norvell, by Randall Parrish
  • Happily for his honour, the charm which held him captive was at length broken by no gentle or friendly hand. Cited from Misc Writings and Speeches, Lord Macaulay V3 of 4
  • Some Old World superstition held him captive as he gazed. Cited from Visionaries, by James Huneker
  • They quickly reached Narayanrao's chambers and held him captive.
  • After worrying that Alex was going to go to the police, Cameron hit him and held him captive in his van.
  • The film was mainly inspired by A Man Called Horse, which also featured a white man who is incorporated into a tribe that originally held him captive.
  • A large male was battering frantically against the steel wires of the cage that held him captive. Cited from Son of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Hamas held him captive for over five years, until his release on 18 October 2011 as part of a prisoner exchange deal.
  • It was rather a disguised discouragement that held him captive. Cited from Indian Lily and Other Stories,by Hermann Sudermann