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  • The entire camp of the horde, with immense booty of tents, chariots, horses, camels, cattle and precious commodities of every kind, fell into the hands of the captors. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
  • They killed and wounded a great number of them and captured almost all the caracoas and vessels of the enemy, so that very few boats escaped and they were pursued and burned by the Spaniards, who made many prisoners, and seized immense booty and many weapons from the enemy. Cited from History of the Philippines, by Antonio de Morga
  • In A.D. 1528 he took possession of Shoa, overran Amhara, burned the churches and carried away an immense booty. Cited from First footsteps in East Africa,byRichard F. Burton
  • The inhabitants, aware of their design, stretched a very strong chain across the harbour mouth; but it did not avail; for the Roman ships broke through it, took possession of the town and ships, burnt most of them, and returned safe with an immense booty. Cited from Kerr's Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18, William Stevenson
  • Heraclius carries away an immense booty from Persia; he recovers Amida and Samosata. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4, by Various
  • We took an immense booty in provisions, artillery (nineteen guns), tents, and war material, left by Suleiman in the expectation of returning after he had made the conquest of Montenegro. Cited from The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume II, by William James Stillman
  • Afterwards, when propraetor, as the Lusitanians, after ravaging the farther Province, were returning home, with an immense booty, he attacked them on their march, and continued the engagement from the third hour of the day to the eighth, before any advantage was gained on either side. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol III, Books 27 to 36, by Titus Livius
  • Great efforts, moreover, were made in digging mines, with the design of blowing up bastions or portions of the wall, so that the city might be carried by assault, wherein the Turks hoped to find an immense booty. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, V12,Ed. Johnson
  • At length the Persians were defeated with great slaughter, and the Athenians gained an immense booty from the plunder of the tents and the bodies of the slain. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, Volume II, Tr. by Aubrey Stewart and George Long
  • Two years after this a gang of city vagabonds got about him, and joined in league, till on an opportunity he murdered the vizir and his two sons; and, carrying off an immense booty, he took up the station of his father in the den of thieves, and became a hardened villain. Cited from Persian Literature, V2, The Shah Nameh, Rubaiyat, Divan, Gulistan
  • The fact was that the Confederates had an abundance of congenial occupation in sending southward to their impoverished commissary department the immense booty they were gathering among the rich farms and towns of Pennsylvania. Cited from An Original Belle, by E. P. Roe
  • This place was strongly reinforced by the Turks, but after an obstinate battle, which was fought partly on the frozen waters of the Danube, the allies were victorious, and retired across the river with an immense booty. Cited from Roumania Past and Present, by James Samuelson
  • All Egypt submitted to Ochus, who demolished the walls of the cities, plundered the temples, and after amply rewarding his mercenaries, returned to his own capital with an immense booty, and with the glory of having successfully carried through a most difficult and important enterprise. Cited from The Seven Great Monarchies, Vol 5. (of 7): Persia, by George Rawlinson
  • Immediately after the battle, Scipio, having taken and plundered the enemy's camp, returned to the sea and his ships with an immense booty, news having reached him that Publius Lentulus had arrived at Utica with fifty men-of-war, and a hundred transports laden with every kind of stores. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2, by Various
  • Immediately after the battle, Scipio, having taken and plundered the enemy's camp, returned to the sea and his ships, with an immense booty, news having reached him that Publius Lentulus had arrived at Utica with fifty men of war, and a hundred transports laden with every kind of stores. Cited from The History of Rome; Vol III, Books 27 to 36, by Titus Livius
  • Particularly when Darius was defeated in Cilicia, and an immense booty was taken at Damascus, among the rest of the prisoners who were brought into the camp, there was one Antigone of Pydna, a very handsome woman, who fell to Philotas's share. Cited from Plutarch's Lives, A. H. Clough,
  • King Hakon returned back in autumn with his army and an immense booty; and remained all the winter (A.D. 946) in Viken to defend it against the Danes and Gautlanders, if they should attack it. Cited from Heimskringla [Norwegian Kings], by Snorri Sturlson
  • More than a thousand of their warriors fell, and the swarms of the victors poured continuously over the whole country between the Lakes Baringo and Naivasha, sweeping all the Masai before them, and getting an immense booty in women, children, and cattle. Cited from Freeland, by Theodor Hertzka
  • With the hope of acquiring immense booty in the rich church of St Basil in Caesarea, the capital of Cappadocia, he placed himself at the head of the Turkish cavalry, crossed the Euphrates and entered and plundered that city. Cited from The Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia Volume 1 of 28
  • The immense booty swept daily from the granges, castles; and villages of Flanders was divided with the simplicity of early Christians, while the success and steadiness of the operations paralyzed their sovereign, and was of considerable advantage to the States. Cited from History United Netherlands, 1602-03 by Motley
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