Usage examples for arrested

  1. The stream of guests had been arrested until the hall was packed, and the curious were peering over the rail above. – Richard Carvel, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  2. There we can have him arrested later if it is worth while. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  3. That he had father arrested is nothing against him in my eyes. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  4. " In the name of the United States," he said, " you are arrested. – Plotting in Pirate Seas by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  5. John opened it, and in the act of turning it towards him his eyes wandered to the garden, and then to the lovely country beyond; they seemed for the moment to be arrested by its beauty, and his hand paused. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  6. She was arrested with the milk on her. – London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes
  7. " Yes, sir," said Morton, and was about to start on his return, when the gentleman arrested him. – Sara, a Princess by Fannie E. Newberry
  8. She had just reached the door of Maggie's room, and was about to turn the handle, when a sudden thought arrested her. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  9. She did not know the charge, but guessed it only too well from the judge's face, as the officer who had arrested her made his low explanation. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  10. You tell me I'm arrested? – Pee-wee Harris on the Trail by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  11. " I am oppressed with the fear that I am to blame for this," he continued, in desperate haste, " and I must tell you, and get it off my mind, even though you send for the sheriff and have me arrested; I cannot contain the secret any longer, now that I am in your presence." – The Mystery of the Locks by Edgar Watson Howe
  12. He tossed it over the veranda rail and rose with the intention of retiring, when his attention was arrested by the faint sound of a horse's hoofs on the highroad in the distance. – When Dreams Come True by Ritter Brown
  13. Now that Skinner is arrested it won't be hard to frighten the girl away, for she can't stay there alone. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  14. You seem to have some sort of idea that I don't want to be arrested. – Yollop by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. Morland might be arrested, like that spy. – The Head Girl at the Gables by Angela Brazil
  16. I suppose that boy thought I meant to have him arrested. – Penny Nichols Finds a Clue by Joan Clark
  17. There was great delight at this, which was only changed to doubt when other telegrams said that I had been arrested at Brugsbank, at Middelburg, and at Bronkerspruit. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  18. " You ought to have had the scoundrel arrested," he said vehemently. – A Damsel in Distress by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
  19. But couldn't he be arrested? – Lahoma by John Breckinridge Ellis