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  • It had never gone well with those who had attempted to hold one of them captive. Cited from The Wonderful Adventures of Nils, by Selma Lagerloef
  • God had given the people favour in the eyes of those who had carried them captive. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • They could not imagine what the men would want to hold them captives for. Cited from Jack Ranger's Western Trip, by Clarence Young
  • "You think I have no right to keep them captive, and make them work?" Cited from What's Mine's Mine V1, by George MacDonald
  • My orders at starting were to have both shot on the instant of making them captives. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • He captured two members of the Confederate army and held them captive for eight days.
  • The poorest show would take them captive, would draw them from reason! Cited from Mary Marston, by George MacDonald
  • "They may imagine that we have them captive, and they want to rescue them." Cited from Tom Swift in Captivity, by Victor Appleton
  • The captain, apparently agrees, while actually taking them to his pirate island and holds them captive.
  • She talked with them in her frank girl's way, and took them captive, and then mother and daughter drove away. Cited from Bart Ridgeley, by A. G. Riddle
  • And he gave them unto mercies, in the sight of all those that had made them captives. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Psalms Book 21
  • If we can make them captives we shall have a strong lever to work with in treating with the main band. Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen, by Roger Finlay
  • Ludwig then had the commissioners arrested, but after holding them captive for several hours, released them.
  • When they find the group they are ambushed by Strigoi who hold them captive for days.
  • A vessel at last hove in sight, and took them on board only to carry them captives to England. Cited from Brief History of the United States, by Barnes & Co
  • And their enemies who fiercely rush after take them captive; they let not a single one escape of all those that they catch. Cited from Cliges: A Romance, by Chretien de Troyes
  • Then, worn out by the thrilling events of the night, slumber claimed them and held them captive until late next day. Cited from A Little Florida Lady, by Dorothy C. Paine
  • Investigation proved them to be feminine, and he promptly took them captive. Cited from Quin, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • So desperate was his courage that he defeated his far more numerous foes, and took a great multitude of them captives. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J. A. Hammerton
  • Those who had families looked with anguish upon their wives and daughters, and thought it better to die than live to see them captives. Cited from Conquest of Granada, by Washington Irving
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