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  • But their talk always came around to one subject -- what to do with their captive. Cited from Dick in the Everglades, by A. W. Dimock
  • It was not so they did with their captives in her country, among people of her sort! Cited from Barchester Towers, by Anthony Trollope
  • Would the father or the son learn something about their captive? Cited from Out Of The Triangle, by Mary E. Bamford
  • The absence of a central authority meant that one band could not make another band return their captives.
  • Of course, his picture was based on facts they had learned from their captive. Cited from Key Out of Time, by Andre Alice Norton
  • The next thing was to decide how to get their captive home. Cited from The Garden of the Plynck, by Karle Wilson Baker
  • They had caught him in the corridor and made their own terms with their captive. Cited from Collections and Recollections, by George William Erskine Russell
  • But this band had suffered much from fatigue before they set out with their captive. Cited from Wild Western Scenes, by John Beauchamp Jones
  • They returned to the other room, pushing their captives out ahead of them. Cited from The Boy Allies with Uncle Sams Cruisers, R. Drake
  • I answer, by no means, and if there be no ships to receive their captives, what will become of them? Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I, Jan. 1916, by Various
  • Are we become their captives by the chance of war? Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J. A. Hammerton
  • Colonel Washington and others of their captives were held by Brown in the engine-house. Cited from Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2, by Joseph Warren Keifer
  • Meanwhile their captive general was not yet out of danger. Cited from Montcalm and Wolfe, by Francis Parkman
  • But he put at the head of his line their captives whom he was conveying. Cited from Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6), by Cassius Dio
  • Down the trail for some miles the men led their captives and then they turned and ascended another way. Cited from Jack Ranger's Western Trip, by Clarence Young
  • Whatever interest they felt in the fate of their captive chief was carefully concealed. Cited from Prisoners of Hope, by Mary Johnston
  • They missed us there once because they were looking for a big train, and it was there we took their captive girl. Cited from Vanguards of the Plains, by Margaret McCarter
  • A moment later Nigel stood among the group of men who had gathered round their captive. Cited from Sir Nigel, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • But he had not yet read that all uncivilized nations destroyed their captives. Cited from Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by Thomas Clarkson
  • Thus equipped, the two strapped their captive's hands and one foot together behind him. Cited from In the Clutch of the War-God, by Milo Hastings
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