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  • We know that our life is forfeit; let what must come, come quickly. Cited from The Fall of the Niebelungs
  • His life might be forfeited in the attempt, even were they without prison walls. Cited from Our World, by Francis Colburn Adams
  • The government decided that all his property would be forfeited to the Queen.
  • Of course if we are caught my life is forfeited, there is no question about that. Cited from By England's Aid, by G. A. Henty
  • His life was sought by the law, and would certainly be forfeited if he was found. Cited from Carette of Sark, by John Oxenham
  • His life was forfeit, then, for the injury he did his country. Cited from Black Caesar's Clan, by Albert Payson Terhune
  • If a player has no legal moves, then his turn is forfeited.
  • Had they been discovered their lives would have been forfeited. Cited from Mary Slessor of Calabar, by W. P. Livingstone
  • Subsequently he was dismissed from service and all his four civil awards were forfeited.
  • If more than four is rolled, then the turn is forfeited to the next player.
  • In rare cases, baseball games are forfeited, usually when a team is no longer able to play.
  • It is said that a steam-engine has been forfeited in this way. Cited from The Common Law, by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • He and his five friends managed to escape, but their estates were forfeited. Cited from A Jacobite Exile, by G. A. Henty
  • If the trial goes on to an end his life is forfeited, there is no hope except in flight. Cited from The Continental Classics, Volume XVIII, Mystery Tales, by Various
  • He was given five minutes to bring out his lineup card before the game was forfeited.
  • Why should the animal be punished by death, if he has no soul to be forfeited? Cited from The Human Side of Animals, by Royal Dixon
  • They could sell their property before leaving, otherwise it was forfeited.
  • Your freedom will be forfeited, and you will be sold for slaves. Cited from A Set of Rogues, by Frank Barrett
  • Their lands and all other goods were forfeited; they themselves were to be kept in prison. Cited from The Conquest of New France, by George M. Wrong
  • He knew his life had been forfeited -- He had even heard of my oath. Cited from The Poems of A.L. [Adam Lindsay] Gordon
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