He picked up a newspaper and snapped it open, his attention instantly captured by something he found in its crinkled pages.
His hand captured her chin and turned her face toward him.
It was finally captured by Bibars, 1244.
Alex captured her hand and forced her to drop the potatoes.
He ordered the militiamen to be called up from the villages and armed, and wrote a letter to the commander-in- chief informing him that he had resolved to remain at Bald Hills to the last extremity and to defend it, leaving to the commander-in-chief's discretion to take measures or not for the defense of Bald Hills, where one of Russia's oldest generals would be captured or killed, and he announced to his household that he would remain at Bald Hills.
We were captured by the Comanche and sold to the Apache.
His hands captured her waist and pulled her close again, kissing her ardently.
His hand slipped down to hers and captured it.
For a few moments he teased her with light quick kisses, until she captured his neck with her arms and forced him to hold still.
She ate, her attention soon captured by the sensations of the airy omelet and melted cheese in her mouth.
Whistling appreciatively, he took a step toward her and captured her by the waist, drawing her into his arms.
Garibaldi and a few followers, including his devoted wife Anita, after vainly attempting to reach Venice, where the tricolor still floated, took refuge in the pine forests of Ravenna; the Austrians were seeking him in all directions, and most of his legionaries were captured and shot.
Dorothy was captured in the same way, and numbers of the Gargoyles clung to Jim's legs, so weighting him down that the poor beast was helpless.
He groaned and captured her lips again.
Although a blurry image appeared on television of the woman captured on a video camera, she disappeared out of view once she exited.
She wore the camisole that amplified her breasts, her curls captured at the nape of her neck.
Unlike Darkyn, whose hair was short, Zamon's long hair was captured in a braid.
For a moment surprise captured her tongue and she basked under the warmth of that chocolate gaze.
"You've captured none of my men, and Jetr is no more a prisoner than anyone else in your house," A'Ran growled.
Over the mantle hung a gilt-framed landscape oil; a fall scene that captured all the colors he so loved.
Carmen circled Princess around behind the cow and she finally decided to follow the captured calf.
She was of above average height with long, dark blonde curls loosely captured at her neck.
In 1807 it was captured by the French, who demolished the fortifications.
Everyone knows water evaporates, rises, then falls to the earth as rain—but no one can even guess how much energy could be captured from this if we only knew how.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
She captured his neck in the noose of her arms, directing his head down to her with a gentle touch of her hand on the back of his neck.
She tugged at her captured hand and was squeezed against him even harder.
His hand shot out and captured her arm again before she could get away.
They captured you by mistake, he snapped.
She pulled at her captured wrist, and his eyes flashed with anger.
Taran captured them and pinned them above her head.
He captured her mouth with his, giving her no choice.
Ancyra was the centre of the Tectosages, one of the three Gaulish tribes which settled in Galatia in the 3rd century B.C., and became the capital of the Roman province of Galatia when it was formally constituted in 25 B.C. During the Byzantine period, throughout which it occupied a position of great importance, it was captured by Persians and Arabs; then it fell into the hands of the Seljuk Turks, was held for eighteen years by the Latin Crusaders, and finally passed to the Ottoman Turks in 1360.
But on the descent of the emperor Henry VII., Frederick entered into an alliance with him, and in violation of the pact of Caltabellotta made war on the Angevins again (1313) and captured Reggio.
The vamps we've captured for interrogation have a new technique.
Her bronze curls were captured in a ponytail, her face flushed from his bite and her gray eyes glittering with anger that made him want to sweep her up and kiss her until the dazed look returned.
Voyaging from Toulouse to Narbonne, he was captured by Barbary pirates, who took him to Tunis and sold him as a slave.
It was captured by Pizarro in 1533, and it is said that its size and the magnificence of its principal edifices filled the Spaniards with surprise.
IEthelfrith became involved in war with the Welsh towards the end of his reign and captured Chester, probably about 613.
In October 1704 the "Cinque Porte" returned and found two of these men, the others having been apparently captured by the French.
From Edessa Baldwin conducted continual forays against the Mahommedan princes; and in the great foray of 1104, in which he was joined by Bohemund, he was defeated and captured at Balich.
In 1123 he was captured by Balak of Mardin, and confined in Kharput with Joscelin, his successor in the county of Edessa, who had been captured in the previous year.
In 1519 Hungary concluded a three years' truce with Selim I., but the succeeding sultan, Suliman the Magnificent, renewed the war in June 1521 and on the 28th of August captured the citadel of Belgrade.
In June 1781 Tarleton raided Charlottesville and the vicinity, nearly captured Thomas Jefferson, and destroyed the public records and some arms and ammunition.
The settlement of Fort St George or Madras, captured by force of arms, had only recently been restored in accordance with a clause of the peace of Aix-la-Chapelle.
Four years later he captured Caryae, ravaged the territory of the Parrhasii and defeated the Arcadians, Argives and Messenians in the "tearless battle," so called because the victory did not cost the Spartans a single life.
In 1375 the Turks captured Naissus for the first time from the Servians.
In 1688 Mannheim, which had in the meantime recovered from its former disasters, was captured by the French, and in 1689 it was burned down.
The Byzantine army captured fifteen thousand prisoners.
We saw the results of this in the 2009 Iranian protests, when these devices captured and relayed powerful, real-time images of events.
But before Pierre--who at that moment imagined himself to be Napoleon in person and to have just effected the dangerous crossing of the Straits of Dover and captured London--could pronounce Pitt's sentence, he saw a well-built and handsome young officer entering his room.
That same night, having taken leave of the Minister of War, Bolkonski set off to rejoin the army, not knowing where he would find it and fearing to be captured by the French on the way to Krems.
"Only take care you and your Cossacks are not all captured!" said the French grenadier.
He did not regain consciousness till late in the day, when with other wounded and captured Russian officers he was carried to the hospital.
General Buxhowden was all but attacked and captured by a superior enemy force as a result of one of these maneuvers that enabled us to escape him.
Several times parts of the Pavlograd regiment had exchanged shots with the enemy, had taken prisoners, and once had even captured Marshal Oudinot's carriages.
"Bonaparte treats Europe as a pirate does a captured vessel," said Count Rostopchin, repeating a phrase he had uttered several times before.
Berthier, his chief of staff, dropped behind to question a Russian prisoner captured by the cavalry.
When Scherbinin came galloping from the left flank with news that the French had captured the fleches and the village of Semenovsk, Kutuzov, guessing by the sounds of the battle and by Scherbinin's looks that the news was bad, rose as if to stretch his legs and, taking Scherbinin's arm, led him aside.
"A town captured by the enemy is like a maid who has lost her honor," thought he (he had said so to Tuchkov at Smolensk).
Had the Cossacks pursued the French, without heeding what was behind and around them, they would have captured Murat and everything there.
Some Cossacks on the prowl for booty fell in with the Emperor and very nearly captured him.
A sacristan commanded one party which captured several hundred prisoners in the course of a month; and there was Vasilisa, the wife of a village elder, who slew hundreds of the French.
Its first period had passed: when the partisans themselves, amazed at their own boldness, feared every minute to be surrounded and captured by the French, and hid in the forests without unsaddling, hardly daring to dismount and always expecting to be pursued.
This was the French drummer boy captured that morning.
No one found more opportunities for attacking, no one captured or killed more Frenchmen, and consequently he was made the buffoon of all the Cossacks and hussars and willingly accepted that role.
Petya replied that he wanted the French lad who had been captured that day.
Who has not asked himself how it is that the French were not all captured or destroyed when our three armies surrounded them in superior numbers, when the disordered French, hungry and freezing, surrendered in crowds, and when (as the historians relate) the aim of the Russians was to stop the French, to cut them off, and capture them all?
But even if we admitted that Kutuzov, Chichagov, and others were the cause of the Russian failures, it is still incomprehensible why, the position of the Russian army being what it was at Krasnoe and at the Berezina (in both cases we had superior forces), the French army with its marshals, kings, and Emperor was not captured, if that was what the Russians aimed at.
It is only possible to capture prisoners if they agree to be captured, just as it is only possible to catch a swallow if it settles on one's hand.
All along the road groups of French prisoners captured that day (there were seven thousand of them) were crowding to warm themselves at campfires.
"What were you saying?" he asked the general, who continuing his report directed the commander-in-chief's attention to some standards captured from the French and standing in front of the Preobrazhensk regiment.
Retrieving her robe from the bed, she was about to put it on when his hand captured her arm in a steel grip.
He expertly captured the chicken's head and then reached under her, extracting the eggs.
The woman who captured his heart in a week, something you barely did after millennia!
She half-heartedly tried to twist around him to get away, squealing with mock fear as his arms captured her.
I went after the creature, captured it, and forced it into many hosts.
She was unable to identify which clan it was that captured her.
She turned and captured his neck in the loop of her arms.
When the king of Persia, Shapur, captured Mazaca-Caesarea, the Cappadocian capital, Samuel refused to mourn for the 12,000 Jews who lost their livesin its defence.
In the frequent wars between Austria and Turkey during the i 7th and 18th centuries the Austrians captured Naissus twice (in 1689 and 1737), but were not able to retain it long.
Near it is the grave of the celebrated poet and mystic Farid ud din Attar, who was killed by the Mongols when they captured the city C. 1229.
It was captured in 191 by the Romans, but restored to the Aetolian League until 146.
Ivan intervened in 1558 and quickly captured Narva, Dorpat and a dozen smaller fortresses; then, in 1560, Livonia placed herself beneath the protection of Poland, and King Sigismund II.
He captured it in 1215, but it was not till 1284 that it was adopted as the imperial residence in lieu of Karakorum in the Mongol steppes by his grandson Kublai.
As the captial of the ancient district of Kennemerland between den Helder and Haarlem, Alkmaar frequently suffered in the early wars between the Hollanders and the Frisians, and in 1517 was captured by the united Gelderlanders and Frisians.
However, as soon as Dean explained his suspicions concerning the bugging of their phone, he captured Fred's full attention.
Charles's sons Robert and Philip landed in Sicily, but after capturing Catania were defeated by Frederick, Philip being taken prisoner (1299), while several Calabrian towns were captured by the Sicilians.
In 1810 it was captured by the Russians, who destroyed the fortifications.