Definitions of Ta'en

  1. p. p. of Ta, to take, or a contraction of Taken.

Usage examples for Ta'en

  1. Pray Heaven no life be ta'en! – The Love-Chase by James Sheridan Knowles
  2. Life's youngest tides joy- brimming flow For him who lives above all years; Who all- immortal makes the Now, And is not ta'en in Time's arrears; His life's a hymn The seraphim Might stop to hear or help to sing, And to his soul The boundless whole Its bounty all doth daily bring. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  3. Taken, its K, as Ta'en: for so it ought to be written, not ta'ne. – The Art of English Poetry (1708) by Edward Bysshe
  4. I'll have the work ta'en out, And give 't Iago. – Dramatic Technique by George Pierce Baker
  5. And he leaned forward and took one of her long brown hands in his, but 'twas different from the way in which he had ta'en my little lady's hand at their first meeting, and he saith, Comrade, for thou hast e'er been my true and loyal comrade, Marian- sweet comrade- cousin- this is the matter that doth eat my heart. – A Brother To Dragons and Other Old-time Tales by Amelie Rives
  6. Had Willie had but twenty men, But twenty men as stout as he, Fause Sakelde had never the Kinmont ta'en, Wi' eight score in his cumpanie. – Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3) by Walter Scott
  7. At last there cam to the hoose- that's Colonsay Castel, up there - ae day, a yoong man frae Norrawa', the son o' a great nobleman o' that country; an' wi' him she was some ta'en. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  8. " O my sweet Father, if thou listen to me, I'll tell thee," said I, " what appeared to me, When thus from me my legs were ta'en away." – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  9. They rode straight to Valencia ta'en when his star was high. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  10. I thocht he wad hae ta'en ye awa' a bairn, afore ever we had seen what ye wad turn oot; and sair wad I hae missed ye, bairn! – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  11. There he layeth down to slumber, Having slain and ta'en his fill; There he roameth, there be croucheth, As it suits his lordly will. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  12. And I cannot tell, but I think it's not for nought as the Lord has ta'en away all fear o' death out o' my heart. – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  13. His life and his keys at once they hae ta'en, And cast the body ahint the wa'. – Northumberland Yesterday and To-day by Jean F. Terry
  14. By the neck he let himself be ta'en. – The Lay of the Cid by R. Selden Rose and Leonard Bacon
  15. A hundred for a hundred I have ta'en; And now for store of wealth may I compare With all the Jews in Malta. – Shakespeare in the Theatre by William Poel
  16. A poor companion whom his friend takes down To fair Surrentum or Brundisium's town, If he makes much of cold, bad roads, and rain, Or moans o'er cash- box forced and money ta'en, Reminds us of a girl, some artful thing, Who cries for a lost bracelet or a ring, With this result, that when she comes to grieve For real misfortunes, no one will believe. – The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.
  17. He groped, nor found the prey that he had ta'en. – New-Poems by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  18. Man, what a graun' chief Bonyparte wad hae made, gin the M'Phatters had ta'en him up! – St. Cuthbert's by Robert E. Knowles
  19. " Ay, she looks as if she could ha ta'en a hand in the murther as well as in the robbery," muttered a third. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  20. So the Earl of Totnes the wager hath ta'en. – Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts by Rosalind Northcote