taken captive

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  • Following the attack, she was taken captive, and held for several years before her release.
  • Taken captive inside the holy place, he could not come back out.
  • She wanted to be taken captive in exchange for his being allowed to leave the country.
  • But he was taken captive, and remained with the red men for nearly a year. Cited from Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century, by Various
  • I think that these people might not have been born slaves, but people taken captive. Cited from Time Crime, by H. Beam Piper
  • His wife and adult daughter were taken captive for about three weeks.
  • The result was that most of them were killed or taken captive. Cited from Christopher Columbus, by Mildred Stapley
  • He was taken captive and carried away a long distance, to an Indian settlement. Cited from The Bark Covered House, by William Nowlin
  • One of his sons was killed and he was taken captive.
  • They took captive whom they listed, for they had the power. Cited from The Fall of the Niebelungs
  • One man was killed and another seven were taken captive.
  • For these he may take captive without danger to himself. Cited from The Story of the Champions of the Round Table, by Howard Pyle
  • A total of fifty-three women and children were taken captive.
  • Williams was allowed to dress, and she and her five children were taken captives. Cited from The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees, by Mary Caroline Crawford
  • Who took captive my soul, that I should no more see friends and kindred? Cited from Ireland, Historic and Picturesque, by Charles Johnston
  • It was the first time they had laughed since being taken captives. Cited from The Boy Ranchers Among the Indians, by Willard F. Baker
  • Among those then taken captive were King Philip's wife and his little boy. Cited from The Beginner's American History, by D. H. Montgomery
  • This rule did not apply to the case of a man who was taken captive in battle. Cited from History of Egypt, by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  • The women who are taken captive are white women and of European descent.
  • They took captive the women and the children, and gained possession of the cattle. Cited from The Makers and Teachers of Judaism, by Charles Foster Kent
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