Captors sentence example

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  • On his release he had promised he would maintain the treaty of Arras and withdraw from the Netherlands; but he delayed his departure for nearly a year and took part in a punitive campaign against his captors and their allies.
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  • Boniface escaped from his captors only to die (October 11), and the short pontificate of his saintly successor, Benedict XI., was occupied in a vain effort to restore harmony to the Church.
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  • His captors now required -of him that he should put a curse upon Aristobulus and his faction.
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  • In 1867 they were given over to the Boer government by the Swazis, who had acquired them from their captors.
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  • Then, in May 1248, came the tidings of Enzio's capture by the Bolognese, and of his hopeless imprisonment, the captors refusing all offers of ransom.
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  • Then he gathered his weapons, intent on leaving before Sirian's men muddied up any tracks left behind by Rissa's captors.
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  • As a precaution against Tatar invasions he founded fortified towns on his southern frontiers - Tambov, Kozlov, Penza and Simbirsk; but when the Don Cossacks offered him Azov, which they had captured from the Turks, and a National Assembly, convoked for the purpose of considering the question, were in favour of accepting it as a means of increasing Russian influence on the Black Sea, he decided that the town should be restored to the sultan, much to the disappointment of its captors.
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  • The town was held jointly by its captors till 1453, when Hamburg sold Self=dif= ferentia= tion.
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  • In the garden Jesus here Himself goes forth to meet His captors, and these fall back upon the ground, on His revealing Himself as Jesus of Nazareth.
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  • In 1808 a large body of Frenchmen were landed here by their Spanish captors, and allowed almost to perish of starvation.
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  • The church of Panagia Rheumatocratissa contains the graves, with long Latin inscriptions, of the Hungarians who were banished from their country in 1686 by the imperialist captors of Buda.
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  • Although pollack are wellflavoured fish, and smaller individuals (from 12 to 16 in.) excellent eating, they do not form any considerable article of trade, and are not preserved, the majority being consumed by the captors.
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  • He was himself taken prisoner by a Thracian band, and provoked his captors, who were ignorant of his identity, to put him to death.
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  • It is said that he was subjected to the greatest insults by his captors, and that after his death his skin was stuffed with straw and preserved as a trophy in the chief Persian temple.
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  • The time between the recorded call and the fatal crash was such to give further credence that the kidnapper held his captors nearby.
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  • The only relief from his Japanese captors was a battered volume he had found from the Sexton Blake Library.
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  • Later he returned to convert his former captors to Christianity.
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  • A video of Johnson has been aired showing her nervously answering questions from her Iraqi captors.
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  • He thus eluded his would-be captors who in fear turned back.
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  • The shots showing Iraqis being brutalized by their American captors must have shocked the locals in Land of the Free.
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  • As the film progresses it becomes clear that the social differences between the POWs are harder to overcome than those with their german captors.
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  • She appeared so convincing that her captors entrusted her with the key to the main door.
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  • A man who could have easily evaded his captors.
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  • According to another story, he was taken prisoner in a war between the Spartans and Cnossians, and put to death by his captors, because he refused to prophesy favourably for them.
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  • He was, however, delivered from his captors by a ruse on the part of his friend, Sir William Kirkcaldy of Grange, and was brought into Edinburgh Castle, while his trial was put off because the city was thronged with his adherents.
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  • Thus he rewarded the patriotism of the Danish ladies who sacrificed all their jewels to pay the heavy ransom exacted from him by his captors, the Jomsborg pirates, by enacting a law whereby women were henceforth to inherit landed property in the same way as their male relatives.
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  • To one of these houses which had neither doors nor windows, but only one broad opening far up underneath the roof, the prisoners were brought by their captors.
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  • The French did not need to be informed of the fact that half the prisoners--with whom the Russians did not know what to do- -perished of cold and hunger despite their captors' desire to save them; they felt that it could not be otherwise.
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  • The pirates take Syn-Jern to their island to recover from the terrible physical abuse he has suffered at the hands of his sadistic captors.
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  • For example, in Stolen, when Elena escapes her captors, she meets up with her friends, they lie low at a hotel in Canada and plot their retaliation.
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  • After spending four years with his new captors, he was ransomed by a fellow-countryman, a merchant of the tribe of Issachar.
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