Absconded sentence example

absconded
  • Thereupon he absconded by night, and took sanctuary in the abbey of Beaulieu.
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  • If driven over hard they absconded to the towns, where hands were needed as much as in the countryside, or migrated to districts where the statute was laxly administered.
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  • John finally absconded to England in December 1203; he failed to return with an army of relief, as he had promised, and before the summer of 1204 was over, Caen, Bayeux and Rouen, the last places that held out for him, had been forced to open their gates.
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  • The term was first used in the western states of America of speculative bankers who were said to have started business with no other property than what they could carry in a carpet-bag, and absconded when they failed.
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  • Antony, Octavius, and Sextus Pompeius employed them in the Second Civil War; and it is recorded by Augustus on the Monumentum Ancyranum that he gave back to their masters for punishment about 30,000 slaves who had absconded and borne arms against the state.
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  • On the 23rd of July all was confusion at the depots, and the leaders were divided as to the course to be pursued; orders were not obeyed; a trusted messenger despatched for arms absconded with the money committed to him to pay for them; treachery, quite unsuspected by Emmet, honeycombed the conspiracy; the Wicklow contingent failed to appear; the Kildare men turned back on hearing that the rising had been postponed; a signal expected by a contingent at the Broadstone was never given.
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  • absconded following which the Watch Committee undertook an investigation into the police accounts.
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  • Bickerstaffe ], who lately absconded for a detestable crime, it is asserted, has drowned himself.
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  • absconded with the takings from a gig in 1984.
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  • The two male occupants of the car then absconded from the vehicle with officers giving chase.
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  • In the surrounding 4 streets there were another 7 families, all but 1 of which have now absconded.
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  • absconded to avoid paying their bill.
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  • miserly uncle who had absconded after her mother's funeral.
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  • We are also vouchsafed the recent history of Lucinda's miserly uncle who had absconded after her mother's funeral.
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  • The author was soon discovered; and, as he absconded, an advertisement was issued offering a reward for his apprehension, and giving the only personal description we possess of him, as "a middle-sized spare man about forty years old, of a brown complexion and dark brown-coloured hair, but wears a wig; a hooked nose, a sharp chin, grey eyes, and a large mole near his mouth."
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  • Later additions to the statute were devised to terrorize the laborer, by adding stripes and branding to his punishment, if he still remained recalcitrant or absconded.
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  • The girl's uncle came to arrange the burial of her mother, but has since absconded with all their property.
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  • He stole from shops and from other boys, absconded at nights to visit a night club and to tout for night club clients.
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