Usage examples for imprison

  1. A good place to imprison a man, for instance. – Way of the Lawless by Max Brand
  2. You wish to deny that it was you who urged me to imprison the Spanish prince? – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  3. Imprison me but in thine arms and I will count my very soul well lost for an hour of love with thee! – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli
  4. Now, Society doesn't like your Herr Schurz, objects to him, anathematises him, wants to imprison him. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  5. Do you know that I have the power to imprison you? – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow
  6. I propose that you shoot me straight off and imprison Nina for the remainder of her natural life. – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy
  7. You reckoned on my robbing you, so that you might arrest and imprison me; and so it turned out. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  8. And match word of thine with word of truth in such a light that thine own words shall imprison thee in the stocks over Sunday. – Contemporary One-Act Plays Compiler: B. Roland Lewis by Sir James M. Barrie George Middleton Althea Thurston Percy Mackaye Lady Augusta Gregor Eugene Pillot Anton Tchekov Bosworth Crocker Alfred Kreymborg Paul Greene Arthur Hopkins Paul Hervieu Jeannette Marks Oscar M. Wolff David Pinski Beulah Bornstead Herma
  9. Let them imprison me as long as they like. – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  10. Bad advisers got about him when he grew up, and persuaded him to let them take good Hubert de Burgh and imprison him. – Young Folks' History of England by Charlotte M. Yonge
  11. In a towering rage, he told his daughter what the wizards had said, and when she merely said, " How nice," he swore he would imprison her in his fortress in the sea. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  12. I sink in life's alarms When by myself I stand; Imprison me within Thy arms, And strong shall be my hand. – The Brown Study by Grace S. Richmond
  13. It could burn other books and imprison their printers. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  14. If I hadn't been so thoughtless- As if I could imprison that bright spirit of youth in a great dull cage of conventionality, and not expect it to bruise its wings by fluttering against the bars! – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  15. Ay, and there were soberer accidents that might destroy him; if, for instance, the house should fall and imprison him beside the body of his victim, or the house next door should fly on fire, and the firemen invade him from all sides. – Stories By English Authors: Germany by Various
  16. Why did you imprison as calumniators those who published news from the provinces, which you now admit is true? – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  17. Even the summer woodlands, with all their pomp and riot of exuberant green and gold, are anything but safe from this low sweet singing, and in the white arms of beauty, pressed desperately close as if to imprison the divine fugitive moment, the song seems to come nearest. – Vanishing Roads and Other Essays by Richard Le Gallienne
  18. 511, which also contain the first Austrian orders to imprison Italian innovators, the beginning of Austria's later Italian policy. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  19. It needs but one to make an outcry from an upper window, and, such is the state of tension in Frankfort at the present moment that the whole city will be about your ears instantly, thus bringing forth with the rest the comrades of those you seek to imprison. – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  20. Many of the sick and wounded were exchanged, and it was planned to imprison the rest of the British force on an island in the Sea of Marmora. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell