Captive sentence example

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  • She was virtually a captive in the cabin.
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  • He was taken captive in the battle, but exchanged for the wife of Robert Bruce.
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  • The prisoners, who were most barbarously treated, remained captive for over four years.
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  • He looked round at the captive drummer boy and felt a pang in his heart.
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  • The captive was, however, by no means powerless; by refusing canonical institution to the French bishops he involved the ecclesiastical system of Napoleon in inextricable confusion.
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  • Here he fought against some of the usurpers who threatened the throne of Honorius; he made some sort of compact with that emperor and, in 414, he married his sister Placidia, who had been since the siege of Rome a captive in the camp of the Goths.
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  • He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
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  • But it was not until 1609 that, the "great Martian labour" being at length completed, he was able, in his own figurative language, to lead the captive planet to the foot of the imperial throne.
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  • It was to his keeping that the king first entrusted the captive Arthur of Brittany.
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  • The chivalrous courtesy which he showed to the captive princesses was a favourite theme for later rhetoricians.
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  • 27, 1810), who took him captive to Mantua, where, by express order of Napoleon, he was shot (Feb.
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  • In 561 B.C. the captive Judaean king, Jehoiachin, had received special marks of favour from Nebuchadrezzar's son Amilmarduk.
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  • Here in the night Mrs Dustin, assisted by her nurse and by a captive English boy, tomahawked and scalped ten Indians (two men, the others children and women) and escaped down the river to Haverhill; a monument to her stands in City Hall Park.
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  • In 1327 the bishop joined Queen Isabella's partisans; he drew up the six articles against Edward II., and was one of those who visited the captive king at Kenilworth to urge him to abdicate in favour of his son.
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  • A count which was concluded at the end of February 1903, put the number of captive bisons at 1119, of which 969 were in parks and zoological gardens in the United States, 41 in Canada and 109 in Europe.
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  • It was suppressed in an hour's time by the tsar's troops, of whom only one man was mortally wounded; and the horrible vengeance (September - October 1698) which Peter on his return to Russia wreaked upon the captive musketeers was due not to any actual fear of these antiquated warriors, but to his consciousness that behind them stood the reactionary majority of the nation who secretly sympathized with, though they durst not assist, the rebels.
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  • In the early years of the 20th century the sharif Raisuli terrorized the district round Tangier and made captive several Europeans.
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  • Happily for his honour, the charm which held him captive was at length broken by no gentle or friendly hand.
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  • The desire to link famous names is illustrated by the ancient ascription to Lysias of a rhetorical exercise purportingto be a speech in which the captive general Nicias appealed.
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  • A number of the principal inhabitants were carried captive to Babylon, and Jerusalem was reduced to the position of an insignificant town.
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  • It was clear that the spiritual forces of the time were also slipping out of his grasp. Early in January he sought to come to terms with the pope (then virtually a captive at Fontainebleau) respecting various questions then in debate concerning the Concordat.
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  • His object is (as most scholars, probably, believe) to warn, stimulate or console the captive Jews, some full believers, some semi-believers, some unbelievers or idolaters.
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  • Under this system, which was intended to provide Netherlands India with a fixed population of European descent, Dutch girls were sent to the archipelago to be married to white settlers, and subsequently marriages between Dutchmen and captive native women were encouraged.
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  • Ten men, battalions, or divisions, fighting fifteen men, battalions, or divisions, conquer--that is, kill or take captive--all the others, while themselves losing four, so that on the one side four and on the other fifteen were lost.
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  • His guard hadn't lowered; it crashed as he let himself experience every part of her body, her cries and the passionate spirit that held him captive on the beach.
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  • For this display of independence he was imprisoned at Reims, and not released till some three years later, when Napoleon had extorted terms from the captive pope at Fontainebleau.
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  • In 306 the emperor Constantine the Great caused multitudes of Frankish prisoners to be thrown to the beasts here, and in 313 made a similar spectacle of the captive Bructeri.
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  • The hen is still more soberly attired; but it is perhaps the siskin's disposition to familiarity that makes it so favourite a captive, and, 'though as a cage-bird it is not ordinarily long-lived, it readily adapts itself to the loss of liberty.
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  • His son Murkertagh, who gained a great victory over the Norse in 926, is celebrated for his triumphant march round Ireland, the Moirthimchell Eiream, in which, starting from Portglenone on the Bann, he completed a circuit of the island at the head of his armed clan, returning with many captive kings and chieftains.
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  • In 1141 he was taken captive by the Turks (Seljuks) and remained in their hands for a year.
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  • In a year and a half the cubs attain their full development; and from observations on captive specimens it appears that the duration of life ought to extend to some thirteen or fourteen years.
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  • The Jeune Captive appeared in the Decade philosophique, Jan.
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  • One of the figures, a barbarian captive, effeminate like those which appear on Roman triumphal arches, is practically intact.
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  • The herb rue is potent against them, as in British folk-lore, and a man long captive among the Jan escaped from them by observing their avoidance of rue, and by plucking two handfuls thereof.
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  • His hand still held her arm captive.
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  • The British government, on hearing of his arrival at Plymouth, decided to send him to St Helena, the formation of that island being such as to admit of a certain freedom of movement for the august captive, with none of the perils for the world at large which the tsar's choice, Elba, had involved.
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  • When Procles the tyrant was carried captive by Periander of Corinth, the oligarchy was restored, and the people of Epidaurus continued ever afterwards close allies of the Spartan power.
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  • These contain also the Acts of Andrew and Matthew (or Matthias) in which Matthew (or Matthias) is represented as a captive in the country of the anthropophagi.
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  • Sargon's son and successor, Naram-Sin, followed up the successes of his father by marching into Magan, whose king he took captive.
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  • The Pisan fleet of three hundred sail, commanded by the archbishop Pietro Moriconi, attacked the Balearic Isles, where as many as 20,000 Christians were said to be held captive by the Moslems, and returned loaded with spoil and with a multitude of Christian and Moslem prisoners.
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  • Walther is not an historical figure, although the legend undoubtedly represents typical occurrences of the migration period, such as the detention and flight of hostages of noble family from the court of the Huns, and the rescue of captive maidens by abduction.
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  • Chenier's influence has been specially remarkable in Russia, where Pushkin imitated him, Kogloff translated La Jeune Captive, La jeune Tarentine and other famous pieces, while the critic Vesselovsky pronounces "Il a retabli le lyrisme pur dans la poesie frangaise."
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  • Syphax, king of Numidia, died in the territory of Tibur as a captive in 201 B.C.; and in A.D.
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  • About 776 his brother Arichis had been carried as a prisoner to France, and when five years later the Frankish king visited Rome, Paulus successfully wrote to him on behalf of the captive.
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  • Amasis, sent to meet them and quell the revolt, was proclaimed king by the rebels, and Apries, who had now to rely entirely on his mercenaries, was defeated and taken prisoner in the ensuing conflict at Momemphis; the usurper treated the captive prince with great lenity, but was eventually persuaded to give him up to the people, by whom he was strangled and buried in his ancestral tomb at Sais.
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  • During the siege of Alexandria by Julius Caesar (48) she was recognized as queen by the inhabitants, her brother, the young Ptolemy, being then held captive by Caesar.
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  • Arthur's fate is well known, and Eleanor, the daughter, was kept captive till her death in 1241.
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  • (Fn1) Their tenets were as follows: The evil god, Satan, who inspired the malevolent parts of the Old Testament, is god and lord of this world, of the things that are seen and are temporal, and especially of the outward man which is decaying, of the earthen vessel, of the body of death, of the flesh which takes us captive under the law of sin and desire.
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  • One of the first acts of the new king was to lead an army into Syria, where revolt was again rife; he reached and perhaps crossed the Euphrates and returned home to Thebes with seven captive kings of Tikhsi and much spoil.
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  • An expedition sent in the following year (5426) succeeded in taking captive the king of Cyprus, who was brought to Cairo and presently released for a ransom of 200,000 dinars, on condition of acknowledging the suzerainty of the Egyptian sultan and paying him an annual tribute.
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  • When the "king of Syria" was informed that "Elisha, the prophet that is in Israel, telleth the king of Israel the words that thou speakest in thy bed-chamber," he at once sent an army to take him captive in Dothan.
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  • This treaty did not prevent war soon again breaking out between Sigebert and Chilperic. So long as her husband lived, Brunhilda played asecondary part, but having been made captive by Chilperic after her husband's assassination (575), she succeeded in escaping from her prison at Rouen, after a series of extraordinary adventures, by means of a marriage with Merovech, the son of her conqueror.
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  • By the 29th of March 1298 Wallace appears, in a charter granted by himself, as guardian of the kingdom, and, with Andrew Murray, as army leader in the name of King John - that is, the captive Baliol.
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  • He thereupon wrested the island from Isaac, whom he took captive.
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  • Taken captive himself in 1433, he was exchanged for Talbot.
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  • This was in response to the untimely death of Pole Pole, a young captive elephant.
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  • After the death of Jugurtha as a captive at Rome in 106, the western part of his dominions was added to those of Bocchus, king of Mauretania, while the remainder (excluding perhaps the territory towards Cyrene) continued to be governed by native princes until the civil war between Caesar and Pompey, in which Juba I., then king of Numidia, who had espoused the cause of the Pompeians, was defeated by Caesar, and put an end to his own life (46 B.C.).
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  • Against this exaltation of their power two adversaries might have been formidable; but one, the Church, was a captive in Babylon, and the second, the people, was deprived of the communal liberties which it had abused, or humbly effaced itself in the states-general behind the declared will of the king.
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  • These are longer than the usual camping ghost story, so pick only one or two and warn your captive camping audience that the story will be a little longer than usual.
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  • Captive bead rings, or CBRs, are the most common type of body piercing jewelry.
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  • The escape from Omdurman of Father Ohrwalder and of two of the captive nuns in December 1891, of Father Rossignoli in October 1894, and of Siatin Bey in February 1895, revealed the condition of the Sudan to the outside world, threw a vivid light on the rule of the khalif a, and corroborated information already received of the discontent which existed among the tribes with the oppression and despotism under which they lived.
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  • Vitiges was sent prisoner to Constantinople, where Justinian treated him, as he had previously treated the captive Vandal king, with clemency.
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  • Time went on: Albany's son, Murdoch, was set free, but in 1410 the captive King James much resented Albany's neglect of himself.
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  • Till she became Elizabeth's captive there was always the possible hope of her conversion, and despite her professions to the pope there was at least one moment when the pope perceived this possibility.
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  • In August 1648, they crossed the border, leaving the fanatics to arm in their rear, but Cromwell, by a rapid march across the fells, caught and utterly routed them at Preston and on the line of the Ribble, taking captive the infantry and Hamilton, who was sent to the block.
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  • John is said to have owed his education in philosophy, mathematics and theology to an Italian monk named Cosmas, whom Sergius had redeemed from a band of captive slaves.
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  • Meanwhile Mrs. MacDonald, one of the women taken captive, aided by her native servant, escaped, and barefoot and in her nightdress ran through the jungle to another planter's house.
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  • Within three years of his appointment, the whole of the eastern Caucasus was subdued and the long elusive Shamyl was taken captive.
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  • The Durani Afghans claim to be Ben-i-Israel, and insist on their descent from the tribes who were carried away captive from Palestine to Media by Nebuchadrezzar.
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  • But in 1223 it regained its liberty, after the king had been taken captive by the count of Schwerin.
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  • Having handed over the duties of government to David, the Steward escaped from the battle of Neville's Cross in 1346, and was again chosen regent while the king was a captive in England.
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  • Ma`yuf, conquered Cyprus, which had broken the treaty, and took 16,000 of its people captive.
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  • Zobaida, the mother of the caliph, entreated Ali to treat Mamun kindly when he should have made him captive.
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  • The only other important military operation of Narses which is recorded - and that indistinctly - is his defeat of the Herulian king Sindbal, who had served under him at Capua, but who subsequently revolted, was defeated, taken captive and hanged by the eunuch's order (565).
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  • In 307 he brought the emperor Flavius Valerius Severus a captive to Rome, and also compelled Galerius to retreat, but in 308 he was himself driven by Maxentius from Italy into Illyricum, whence again he was compelled to seek refuge at Arelate (Arles), the court of his son-in-law, Constantine.
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  • 15, where we read "of the destruction of Nineveh, which Nebuchadnezzar and Ahasuerus took captive."
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  • During the next four years the submission of all the pueblos was secured, and the permanency of 1 Although the Quivira story was fabricated by an Indian captive and its fraudulent character was fully exposed by Coronado in 1541, ignorant American treasure-seekers still search for this mythical region.
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  • The Septuagint (B) introduces the book thus: " And it came to pass, after Israel was taken captive and Jerusalem laid waste, Jeremiah sat weeping, and lamented with this lamentation over Jerusalem, and said ..
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  • According to the account of Herodotus, the dynasty was derived from Deioces, the captive of Sargon, whose descendants may have found refuge in the desert.
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  • As to foreign relations, he received embassies from Europe and a deputation from the French East India Company; he sought to conciliate the Uzbegs by treating their refugee chiefs with unusual honor and sumptuous hospitality; he kept on good terms with Turkey; he forgave the hostility of a Georgian prince when brought to him a captive; and he was tolerant to all religionsalways regarding Christians with especial favor.
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  • Mahmud entered Isfahan in triumph, with the captive shah on his left hand, and, seating himself on the throne in the royal palace, he was saluted as sovereign of Persia by the unfortunate klosain.
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  • In 1547 the elector John Frederick the Magnanimous of Saxony, while a captive in the hands of the emperor Charles V., conceived the plan of founding a university at Jena, which was accordingly established by his three sons.
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  • His aim, however, had been to find a via media between the old and new; his temper was essentially conservative, his imagination held captive by the splendid traditions of the medieval church, and he had no sympathy with the revolutionary attitude of the Reformers.
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  • The Vandals who were carried captive to Constantinople were enlisted in five squadrons of cavalry and sent to serve against the Parthians under the title "Justiniani Vandali."
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  • Albuquerque, foreseeing the dangers that would arise from a shortage of population in his colonies, had encouraged his soldiers to marry captive Brahman and Mahommedan women, and to settle in India as farmers, shopkeepers or artisans.
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  • Various other food-fishes, both marine and fresh-water, can be kept in ponds for longer or shorter periods, but refuse to breed, while in other cases the fry obtained from captive breeders will not develop. Consequently there are two main types of pisciculture to be distinguished: (1) the rearing in confinement of young fishes to an edible stage, and (2) the stocking of natural waters with eggs or fry from captured breeders.
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  • As a delegate from Dorchester, his father's church, to the Synod of 1662, he opposed the Half-Way Covenant adopted by the Synod and defended by Richard Mather and by Jonathan Mitchell (1624-1668) of Cambridge; but soon afterwards he "surrendered a glad captive" to "the truth so victoriously cleared by Mr Mitchell," and like his father and his son became one of the chief exponents of the Half-Way Covenant.
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  • Another comprised the orang-utans of Sumatra, who were said to take men captive and set them to work as slaves.
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  • But as the duke of Vendome, a much abler general, replaced the captive, the incursion, daring though it was, proved anything but advantageous to the Austrians.
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  • After the failure of the royal cause, and whilst Mary was a captive in England, Lesley (who had gone to her at Bolton) continued to exert himself on her behalf.
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  • He was granted royal state with his captive companions, made a guest at tournaments, and supplied with luxuries imported by him from France.
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  • The captive king Psammetichus was executed, having attempted a rebellion.
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  • For five years Richard was away from his dominions as a crusader or a captive.
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  • John and Philip wrote to the emperor to beg him to detain his captive at all costs, but Henry VI.
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  • They raised an army, which seized the fords of the Severn, in order to prevent de Montfortwho was then at Hereford with the captive kingfrom getting back to London or the Midlands.
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  • The third party Northern- in the plot was Sir Edmund Mortimer, Glendowers beriand captive, who was easily persuaded to join a movement with Glen- for the aggrandizement of his own family.
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  • This he was able to accomplish without any interference from the government at Paris, for the constable Armagnac, who had succeeded the captive Orleans at the head of the anti-B urgundian party, had no troops to spare.
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  • This was a lad named Lambert Simnel, the son of an Oxford organ-maker, who bore a personal resemblance to the young captive.
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  • Their chiefs were the king's brothers, who affected to consider Louis as a captive and his acts as therefore invalid.
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  • Irish sources represent him as constantly engaged in marauding expeditions oversea, and it was doubtless on one of these that St Patrick was taken captive.
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  • Even in the first half of the 9th century there must have been a great deal of intermarriage between the invaders and the native population, due in part at any rate to the number of captive women who were carried off.
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  • Charles of Orleans being a captive and his father-in-law, the count of Armagnac, highly unpopular, John the Fearless, hitherto prudently neutral, re-entered Paris, amid scenes of carnage, on the invitation of the citizen Perrinet le Clerc.
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  • Vainly did Louis, brought back a captive to Paris, swear on the I4th of September 1791 solemnly mere lip-service to the constitution; the mistrustful party of revolution abandoned the constitution they had only just obtained, and to guard against the sovereigns mental reservations and the selfish policy of the middle classes, appealed to the main force of the people.
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  • Valerian recovered Antioch, fought in Mesopotamia with mixed success and finally was taken captive.
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  • Godoys agents, the ministers, were swept aside by the popular revolt, .and their place was taken by local juntas, or committees, and then by a central junta formed from among them, which ruled despotically in the name of the captive king.
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  • In April following Lupton Bey, governor of Bahr-el-Ghazal, whose troops and officials had embraced the Mandist cause, surrendered and was sent captive to Omdurman, where he died on the 8th of May 1888.
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  • Mannhardt, who by comparing numerous examples of similar customs among other European peoples arrived at the conclusion that the rite was of extreme antiquity and of dramatic rather than sacrificial character, and that its object was possibly to procure rain; (2) that of Wissowa, who refuses to date it farther back than the latter half of the 3rd century B.C., and sees in it the yearly representation of an original sacrifice of twentyseven captive Greeks (taking Argei as a Latin form of 'Ap-yE701) by drowning in the Tiber.
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  • In Hindu mythology the Maruts, Indra, Agni and Vishnu wage war with the serpent Ahi to deliver the celestial cows or spouses, the waters held captive in the caverns of the clouds.
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  • There was another temple of Minerva on the Caelian Hill, where she was worshipped under the name of Capta, the "captive," the origin of which is unknown.
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  • Hence opportunities of observing it fall to the lot of few, and most persons know it only as a curtailed captive in a wicker cage, where its vivacity and natural beauty are lessened or wholly lost.
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  • 28-32), probably following Timaeus, represents him as inducing the Syracusans to pass sentence of death on the captive Athenian generals, but we need have no hesitation in accepting the statement of Philistus (Plutarch, Nicias, 28), a Syracusan who himself took part in the defence, and Thucydides (vii.
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  • 14, " Give us favour in the sight of them which have led us away captive "; iii.
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  • His right hand guided her by the waist, while the little hand on the short arm held her hand captive.
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  • I guess it's different for a woman who's been a captive of the Comanche.
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  • I am interested to see if purging of deleterious alleles by selection is occurring in captive populations.
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  • Even a captive audience won't necessarily dance to your tune.
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  • On the farm is a captive baboon, Piet, who becomes startlingly involved in his new life.
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  • Penetrating captive bolts kill the animals most quickly, and percussion is also effective, if they are stuck before they come round.
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  • The Born Free Foundation joins the RSPCA call for captive breeding programs to end.
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  • Additionally, you may utilize your offshore bank to provide captive insurance or real estate brokerage services.
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  • It was the gaze, the ferocious, the triumph gaze, of the redeemed captive.
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  • The outlaws still held captive are then released by the hooded man.
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  • So Judah was carried captive out of its land.
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  • Noah was a perfect man, and Noah walked with God, and yet he was led captive.
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  • The man pointed a loaded pistol at the officer who remained captive for over an hour.
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  • All needs of those held captive must be met.
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  • Thus Judah was carried away captive out of his own land.
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  • Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men ' .
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  • We can't be held captive by the massacre forever.
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  • The Council also finds that the exhibition of captive cetaceans leads to distress living conditions for these animals.
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  • Thus, a moving bait allows captive cheetahs to perform ' natural-looking ' hunting in captivity.
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  • There are approximately 2,000 captive chimpanzees in the United States.
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  • Primates Investigate the changing group dynamics of captive orphan chimpanzees in a sanctuary situation.
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  • To be honest, I think they've become too complacent with what is, in effect, a captive audience for their products.
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  • The opening scene is of a sow held captive in a farrowing crate.
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  • He applauded the police when they held captive over 2000 anti-capitalist demonstrators together for over 8 hours on the streets of London.
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  • Publications: Boakes, E. and Wang, J. (2005) A simulation study on detecting purging in inbreeding depression in captive populations.
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  • The captive ox was then driven in a fast gallop to the camp of the buyer.
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  • Differences were shown to exist between the behavior of wild and captive giraffe.
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  • A good chunk of The Dynamic Dance is devoted to the behavior of wild and captive great apes.
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  • He may demand a degree of self humiliation that will be too much even for a whole harem of captive popes.
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  • It would seen this impostor has been responsible for all these terrible things while I was held captive.
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  • Captive fledgling American kestrels prefer to play with objects resembling natural prey.
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  • A group of wild Buton macaques were compared to a group of captive Sulawesi crested macaques housed at Paignton zoo.
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  • The provision of a small swimming pool for captive macaques is an effective contribution to improving their welfare.
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  • Together we oppose the exploitation of captive orca and the capture of wild orca for the ' entertainment ' industry.
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  • Much of the nation was then taken away captive to Babylon - one of the richest but most pagan and immoral of cities.
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  • Peta said, " Eighty-five percent of the fur industry's skins come from animals living captive on fur factory farms.
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  • However, the captive bolt pistol does not always successfully stun the animal.
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  • She was taken to a military camp in Ituri where soldiers held her captive as a sexual plaything for seven months.
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  • Attending to the social environment of captive primates is fundamental to their welfare.
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  • I felt like I was escaping a prison and leaving Mrs A behind as a captive!
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  • Feeding different types of foods to captive raptors can vary the non-drinking part of their water intake considerably.
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  • Obesity due to overfeeding is a common problem in captive reptiles.
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  • The two types of mechanical stunning used were captive bolt stunners, and non-penetrating concussion stunners.
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  • Of over 100 captive bred tamarins released into the wild, only around 30 survived.
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  • However, this should not be taken to mean that captive cotton-top tamarins should be re-introduced to the wild without prior predator avoidance training.
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  • What sort of food do the breeders feed captive bread tortoises?
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  • For details of this project see Evaluation of fertility control in captive wild boar.
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  • At small heights Exner (27) has employed captive balloons, provided with a burning fuse, and carrying a wire connected with an electroscope on the ground.
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  • Observations upon captive specimens have led to the conclusion that it feeds principally on juices, especially of the sugar-cane, which it obtains by tearing open the hard woody circumference of the stalk with its strong incisor teeth; but it is said also to devour certain species of wood-boring caterpillars, which it obtains by first cutting down with its teeth upon their burrows, and then picking them out of their retreat with the claw of its attenuated middle finger.
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  • It differs from the adder in having the head entirely covered with scales, shields being absent, and in having the snout somewhat turned up. The term "Asp" (á¼â‚¬ÃÆ’πίÏ‚) seems to, have been employed by Greek and Roman writers, and by writers generally down to comparatively recent times, to designate more than one species of serpent; thus the asp, by means of which Cleopatra is said to have ended her life, and so avoided the disgrace of entering Rome a captive, is now generally supposed to have been the cerastes, or horned viper (Cerastes cornutus), of northern Africa and Arabia, a snake about 15 in.
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  • But the thread of the history is broken, and apart from an allusion to the favour shown to the captive Jehoiachin (with which the books of Jeremiah and Kings conclude), there is a gap in the records, and subsequent events are viewed from a new standpoint (§ 20).
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  • The united Germany which he was prepared to champion was not the democratic state which the theorists of the Frankfort national parliament were evolving on paper with interminable debate, but the old Holy Roman Empire, the heritage of the house of Habsburg, of which he was prepared to constitute himself the guardian so long as its lawful possessors should not have mastered the forces of disorder by which they were held captive.
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  • After that period the ch�au was frequently used as a state prison, and Abd-el-Kader was a captive there from 1848 to 1852.
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  • Dante, who had become embittered against Boniface while on a political mission in Rome, calls him the "Prince of the new Pharisees" (Inferno, 27, 85), but laments that "in his Vicar Christ was made a captive," and was "mocked a second time" (Purgatory, 20, 87 f.).
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  • On the day that followed his victory Leicester extorted from the captive king the document called the mise of Lewes, in which Henry promised to abide by all the terms Mo7,tfort~s of the Provisions of Oxford, as well as to uphold the meat.
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  • The early history of Armenia, more or less mythical, is partly based on traditions of the Biainian kings (see Ararat), and is interwoven with the Bible narrative, of which a knowledge was possibly obtained from captive Jews settled in the country by Assyrian and Babylonian monarchs.
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  • They hold me captive.
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  • Further, the rodent infestation can only be exacerbated by any increase in the captive bird population.
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  • You are linked to the Christian children in Colombia who have seen their parents murdered and been taken captive as slave laborers and soldiers.
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  • The Service is currently funding research examining the life history, captive rearing, and conservation biology of the sphinx moth.
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  • The study focussed on whether spider monkeys exhibit fission-fusion patterns of sociality in a captive environment which enforces restrictions on movement and spacing.
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  • Blake learns that the villain and his captive have left on a steamer bound for America.
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  • Their totalitarian regime held much of Europe captive behind an iron curtain.
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  • All captive venomous snakes should be treated with a healthy respect.
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  • There was no stopping Charlie in his tirade; he held a captive audience.
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  • Most children love to have a captive audience while they read a Dr. Seuss book or other early reader.
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  • Between kids and careers, they've been somewhat captive to their immediate vicinity.
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  • Eventually he discovers that she has been kidnapped by a vicious band of mercenaries who are keeping her captive.
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  • The wild Pokemon are keeping Professor Birch captive!
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  • While the bikini bottom sits a bit higher than Brooklyn's, those hip string ties leave no doubt that you'll have a captive audience!
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  • If you're looking for a challenging solitaire game, try Captive Queens.
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  • This will ensure that you are likely to have a captive audience of people who recognize the importance of supporting the school when it's time for the bidding to begin.
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  • If the idea of being held captive on a boat with a large group of like-minded individuals sounds appealing, than a singles cruise is for you.
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  • The legend is that the ring was first designed by a young Irish fisherman who was taken captive and sold as a slave.
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  • Navel piercings are commonly performed with curved barbells or captive bead rings.
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  • Belly button piercings are commonly fitted with either a curved barbell or a captive bead ring.
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  • When the Pevensie children will not follow him to the White Witch, he goes alone, and she takes him captive.
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  • The movie climaxes in a major battle of man and beast, and other minor scenes feature the White Witch's cruelty toward the captive Edmund and the attack of a fox by a pack of wolves.
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  • His arms rested loosely on her waist, his hands holding hers captive.
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  • Justin stopped in front of him, still holding her hand captive.
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  • For a long moment, her fear held her captive.
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  • With 15,000 mercenaries, whom he had to train into Roman discipline, he took Carthage, defeated Gelimer the Vandal king, and carried him captive, in 534, to grace the first triumph witnessed in Constantinople.
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  • Finally the Deutero-Isaiah conveyed to captive Israel the message of Yahweh's unceasing love and care, and the certainty of their return to Judaea and the restoration of the national prosperity which Ezekiel had already announced in the earlier period of the exile.
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  • Two years later Julius Caesar made himself master of Rome and despatched the captive Aristobulus with two legions to win Judaea (49 B.C.).
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  • Glass-blowers may have been amongst their captive craftsmen, and may have started the industry in Egypt.
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  • Amongst the finest of his classical pictures were - "Syracusan Bride leading Wild Beasts in Procession to the Temple of Diana" (1866), "Venus disrobing for the Bath" (1867), "Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon," and "Helios and Rhodos" (1869), "Hercules wrestling with Death for the Body of Alcestis" (1871), "Clytemnestra" (1874), "The Daphnephoria" (1876), "Nausicaa" (1878), "An Idyll" (1881), two lovers under a spreading oak listening to the piping of a shepherd and gazing on the rich plain below; "Phryne" (1882), a nude figure standing in the sun; "Cymon and Iphigenia" (1884), "Captive Andromache" (1888), now in the Manchester Art Gallery; with the "Last Watch of Hero" (1887), "The Bath of Psyche" (1890), now in the Chantrey Bequest collection; "The Garden of the Hesperides" (1892), "Perseus and Andromeda" and "The Return of Persephone," now in the Leeds Gallery (1891); and "Clytie," his last work (1896).
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  • There he wrote the best known of all his verses, the pathetic Jeune captive, a poem at once of enchantment and of despair.
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  • Nothing that he had yet done could be said to compare in promise of assured greatness with the Iambes, the Odes and the Jeune Captive.
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  • Edward entertained his royal captive very magnificently, and in 1359 concluded with him the treaty of London, by which John surrendered so much that the French repudiated the treaty.
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  • The two captive princes were released, but the main point agreed upon was that a diet should be called for the purpose of settling the religious difficulty, and that in the meantime the Lutherans were to enjoy full religious liberty.
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  • After that period the ch�au was frequently used as a state prison, and Abd-el-Kader was a captive there from 1848 to 1852.
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  • Some officers, who led these forays, turned their quarters into harems and fell into bed each night with a new captive.
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  • His love for Natasha, Antichrist, Napoleon, the invasion, the comet, 666, L'Empereur Napoleon, and L'russe Besuhof--all this had to mature and culminate, to lift him out of that spellbound, petty sphere of Moscow habits in which he felt himself held captive and lead him to a great achievement and great happiness.
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  • An orbital can sit horizontally or vertically in the upper ear and is commonly performed with a captive bead ring or as two separate piercings which are joined together later with a single piece of jewelry.
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  • Skybus passengers are a captive audience for subtle and not so subtle in flight advertising.
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  • The tension heightens as elsewhere Lex's body is taken over by Zod who holds Lana captive.
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  • To his translation (1530) of a Latin Chronicle and Description of Turkey, by a Transylvanian captive, which had been prefaced by Luther, he added an appendix holding up the Turks as in many respects an example to Christians, and presenting in lieu of the restrictions of Lutheran, Zwinglian and Anabaptist sects, the vision of an invisible spiritual church, universal in its scope.
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  • During a halt on the peninsula of Pallene, Aethilla and the other captive women set fire to the ships.
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  • She is then held captive by them in extreme degradation.
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  • " shepherd kings," and some say they were Arabs (another explanation found by Josephus is "captive shepherds").
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