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Usage examples for Captured

  1. In 1782, we are told, he despatched the best part of his library to America, but had the grief of learning soon afterwards that they had been captured at sea by the English. – The Great Book-Collectors by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
  2. The Danish fleet also was captured, and was burned or taken to London. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  3. " I was captured in the desert, on the Arbain road," said Feversham, slowly. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  4. " No. But she has captured you. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  5. The Talien forts were thus captured, to my extreme surprise. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  6. Presently Richie began to pick a way for his horse towards the captured position. – Last Words by Stephen Crane
  7. They had killed two more of our men and this woman, and had captured all the horses we were driving. – When Buffalo Ran by George Bird Grinnell
  8. He was being captured! – The Players by Everett B. Cole
  9. I don't know how long, but long enough to see our boys captured by the enemy. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  10. But sure ye saved our wing from being captured, and you would not have us admit that, if it had not been for a boy, a wing of the Mayo Fusiliers would have been captured by the French. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  11. What do they mean by that dangerous cargo in the hold, and our being captured by American ships of war? – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  12. I got out and captured my hands full. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  13. Captured a few prisoners and returned. – History of the 159th Regiment, N.Y.S.V. by Edward Duffy
  14. It was finally through Ulysses, a famous Greek warrior, brave and fierce as well as wise and crafty, that the Greeks captured the city. – The Story Of The Odyssey by The Rev. Alfred J. Church
  15. That's our life line; we can't risk having it captured. – Null-ABC by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
  16. A dozen fine horses had been captured, which were a considerable prize. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  17. The humor of this was apparently lost on the captured ones, for they received it in silence, much to Mr. Bradby's disgust. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  18. Whenever a priest was captured in any household the whole family by whom he had been concealed were put to death. – Japan by David Murray
  19. The game ends when all of the men have been captured by the Red Lion's party. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
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