take him captive

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  • They take him captive and drive off after the others.
  • 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.
  • At one time his enemies took him captive and kept him strictly imprisoned. Cited from Bulfinch's Mythology, by Thomas Bulfinch
  • 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
  • Beholding him then on foot, his foes surrounded him closely and wished to take him captive. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • Samuel also suffered at the hands of sun-worshiping Berbers who took him captive for some time.
  • He runs into a group of Morphans, who are also looking for Vesta and who plan to take him captive.
  • When he stumbled on to Kut-le he had had a sudden hope that the Indian might take him captive. Cited from The Heart of the Desert, by Honore' Willsie Morrow
  • In September, he picked up James Ferris at a gay bar, invited him home and took him captive.
  • The robots sought to take him captive, and teach him the truth so that he could go to the villages where people lived and teach them the truth.
  • Consequently, the Chinese took him captive and transferred him to the Chinese capital Chang'an.
  • But he looked in vain; till, wandering through the forest where the Brownies took him captive, he stopped beside the quiet lake. Cited from Flower Fables, by Louisa May Alcott
  • The first smooth contralto notes took him captive. Cited from Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v1
  • The vivacious Sophie took him captive, and he was shorn of his strength. Cited from Little Journeys, Volume 4, by Elbert Hubbard
  • Helian Chang fell off his horse, and Anchi took him captive.
  • Her delightful naturalness, her pleasure, her almost boyish gaiety, her simplicity, her humor took him captive for the moment. Cited from The Way of Ambition, by Robert Hichens
  • Then, at last, the great earl said he would suffer this state of things no longer, and he ordered his men to go out and seek and take him captive and bring him up for a final judgment. Cited from Dead Man's Plack and an Old Thorn, by William Henry Hudson
  • A squad of soldiers raided the private house where he was staying on August 14, 1926, and took him captive.
  • However, during the aftermath of the attack a fallen angel named Sandalphon thrust his spear into Michael's back and took him captive into a pocket reality.
  • After Mother and Preacher take him captive, Sad al-Din and his men chase them into a sandstorm that engulfs the city.