Hostage Sentence Examples
He.s taken a human hostage, and we need to know where she is.
If that was what they thought, they'd hold his family hostage in the immortal world.
In 1868 the reigning chief, Bib Doda, died, and his son and successor Prenk was detained as a hostage by the Turks.
He took some part in the political events of the time; in 994 he was a hostage in the hands of the Northmen, and he was not unfamiliar with the actualities of war.
In Paris itself he was for a short time committed to the Bastille by the Leaguers, as a kind of hostage, it is said, for a member of their party who had been arrested at Rouen by Henry of Navarre.Advertisement
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Matthias, as the next-door neighbour of the Turks, claimed the custody of so valuable a hostage, and would have used him as a means of extorting concessions from Bayezid.
In 367 Philip was delivered as hostage to the Thebans, then the leading power of Greece (by whom does not seem clear).
On the 4th of April 1871 he was arrested by the communists as a hostage, and confined in the prison at Mazas, from which he was transferred to La Roquette on the advance of the army of Versailles.
On his return home Snorri sent his son to the king as a hostage, and made peace between Norway and Iceland, but his power and influence were used more for his own enrichment and aggrandizement - he was logsogumaar again from 1222 to 1232 - than for the advantage of the king.Advertisement
Peter left him in the hands of the Turks as a hostage, and on the rupture of the peace he was imprisoned in the Seven Towers.
At an early age Ulfilas was sent, either as an envoy or as a hostage for his tribe, to Constantinople, probably on the occasion of the treaty arranged in 332.
The debtor being seized for debt could nominate as mancipium or hostage to work off the debt, his wife, a child, or slave.
The duke went to England in 1360 as a hostage for the fulfilment of the treaty of Bretigny, returning to France in 1367 on the pretext of collecting his ransom.
The true heir, Demetrius, son of Seleucus, being now retained in Rome as a hostage, the kingdom was seized by the younger brother of Seleucus, Antiochus Iv.Advertisement
Once he was himself taken prisoner and had to give his son Kavadh as hostage till after two years he was able to pay a heavy ransom.
When only seven years old he was sent by his father, with his brother the dauphin Francis, as a hostage to Spain in 1526, whence they returned after the conclusion of the peace of Cambrai in 1530.
In 1427 James seized, as a male fee, the earldom of Strathearn, gave the earl by female descent the title of 1Vlenteith, and sent him to England as a hostage for his ransom.
Not only did Riley attempt to blackmail Francis, he also held him hostage at gunpoint, so you know the man is eight kinds of crazy.
The man returned to haunt Greenlee time and time again, even taking her hostage and demanding a million dollar ransom.Advertisement
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One of his boon companions was Jem, the brother of the sultan Bayezid, detained as a hostage.
At the time of the Bolshevist rule in Hungary he was held prisoner as a hostage.
After the battle he asked terms of Radetzky, who demanded the occupation by Austria of a large part of Piedmont and the heir to the throne as a hostage.
It sounds like some English gothicâ€”a naive waif married off to tyrannical older man who holds her hostage in a golden cage and beats her into submission!Advertisement
A city on the brink of total anarchy is being held hostage by the increased threat of organized gang violence.
Runaway claims she was held hostage... hospital for exam.
Perhaps the crucial moment comes when Mickey and Mallory prepare to shoot a hostage after their dramatic prison break.
They were both held hostage for some years in the Lebanon, in conditions similar to those in the play.
A fourth American hostage, Tom Fox, was confirmed dead two weeks ago.
It is a hostage rescue map, where the hostage rescue map, where the hostages are inside a fort which is covered in snow.
The students will took part in hostage rescue scenarios including abseiling.
At Turin they will speedily commit such robbery that in the fort they will ravish their hostage.
It is not yet clear who the hostage takers were.
These cover a range of activities, such as hijacking, hostage taking, bombing, and terrorism financing.
He was raised to the throne by those Parthian grandees who would not acknowledge Vonones I., whom Augustus had sent from Rome (where he lived as hostage) as successor of his father Phraates IV.
The king, who had sought death in vain all day, had to ask terms of Radetzky; the latter demanded Accession a slice of Piedmont and the heir to the throne (Victor of Victor Emmanuel) as a hostage, without a reservation for Emmanuel the consent of parliament.
The bishop of Glasgow, James the steward, and Sir Alexander Lindesay became sureties for Bruce until he delivered his daughter Marjorie as a hostage.
The khan of Khiva laid a plan for detaining him as a hostage, but he eluded the danger and returned safely, after concluding with the khan of Bokhara a treaty of friendship. His next diplomatic exploit was in the Far East, as plenipotentiary to the court of Peking.
For a time he lived as a hostage in England and became king of the Scots after driving out his uncle, Donald Bane, in 1093, an enterprise in which he was helped by some English and Normans.
As long as you are willing to allow this man to tell you about his ex, to hold the possibility of having a wonderful relationship with you hostage, you are settling.
The previews leading up to General Hospital's Metro Court hostage storyline in 2007 were very exciting for the fans and lead more than one viewer back to the tube for the sweeps month storyline.
Carolyn shot Nora, while holding a group of people hostage in her husband's store.
So incensed, Carolyn goes to his store and holds several people hostage.
During the scuffle afterwards, Carolyn herself is killed by another hostage.
The day before Sydney's wedding she is held hostage by a man who shot his own son.
One major incident was a hostage crisis that put Roland and Claudia Joy in danger.
Roland and Claudia Joy are put in a hostage situation at the hospital, and Denise decides to become a nurse.
Carrie returns, hits Dan with a car, and takes him hostage, only for him to eventually kill her.
Some businesses entire networks have been invaded and held hostage until they paid a ransom.
He tracks down a runaway, reunites old lovers, deals with a hostage crisis in a bank.
The White God hadn't said a word, until requesting a hostage of his own in exchange for sending his brother to live with the Black God.
One tradition describes how Neagoe Bassarab, while a hostage in Constantinople, designed a splendid mosque for the sultan, returning to build the cathedral out of the surplus materials.
When Kildare became viceroy in 1524, O'Neill consented to act as his swordbearer in ceremonies of state; but his allegiance was not to be reckoned upon, and while ready enough to give verbal assurances of loyalty, he could not be persuaded to give hostages as security for his conduct; but Tyrone having been invaded in 1541 by Sir Anthony St Leger, the lord deputy, Conn delivered up his son as a hostage, attended a parliament held at Trim, and, crossing to England, made his submission at Greenwich to Henry VIII., who created him earl of Tyrone for life, and made him a present of money and a valuable gold chain.
He had resided at Rome as a hostage, and afterwards for his pleasure at Athens, and had brought to his kingdom an admiration for republican institutions and an enthusiasm for Hellenic culture - or, at any rate, for its externals.
Enguerrand VII., sire de Coucy, count of Soissons and Marle, and chief butler of France, was sent as a hostage to England, where he married Isabel, the eldest daughter of King Edward III.
In 1072 William marched north and took a disputed homage of Malcolm at Abernethy, receiving as hostage the king's eldest son (by his first wife, Ingebiorge), named Duncan.
The Celts (apart from the claimant of the blood of Lulach and the house of Moray) placed Donald Ban on the throne; England supported Duncan (by primogeniture Malcolm's heir, and a hostage in England); there was division of the kingdom till Duncan was slain, and Edgar, son of Malcolm and Margaret, was restored by Edgar ZEtheling.
Antiochus had spent his youth at Rome as a hostage, and the death of Seleucus found him filling the office of war minister at Athens.
Like Antiochus Epiphanes, who also had spent his youth as a hostage in Rome, he was inclined to listen to the Hellenizing Jews, whom he found assembled in full force at Antioch, and to support them against Judas, who was now supreme in Judaea.
On land he again defeated the Moors, who attempted to re-take Ceuta in 1418; but in an expedition to Tangier, undertaken in 1436 by King Edward (1433-1438), the Portuguese army was defeated, and could only escape destruction by surrendering as a hostage Prince Ferdinand, the king's youngest brother.
Born about 454, his childhood was spent at Constantinople as a hostage, where he was carefully educated.
The emperor, who held as hostage a son of Workitu, threatened to kill the boy unless Menelek were given up; but the gallant queen refused, and lost both her son and her throne.
Like his father he assisted Baliol in his rising against Edward I., and he was for some time a hostage in England.
His son Louis of Anjou, who had been left as hostage, escaped from Calais in the summer of 1363, and John, far in arrears in the payments of the ransom, surrendered himself again "to maintain his royal honour which his son had sullied."
In cases of special importance the pledges were human beings, "hostage sureties."
It would be a tragedy if that possibility of progress were derailed by the hostage crisis.
We cannot hold hostage to sovereign gridlock the keys to final deliverance from the nuclear nightmare.
That is not to dilute the horror of what happened to Ken Bigley or the brave Italian hostage.
It seems that he was at first treated well as a valuable hostage, but was sacrificed by the Bulgarian monarch in a sudden outburst of rage, perhaps in consequence of the revolt of Philippopolis, which passed into the hands of the Franks.
Of the rulers who had submitted to Ismail, Nair Mimr, the mek of Shendi, had been compelled to follow in the suite of the Egyptians as a sort of hostage, and this man entertained deep hatred of the pasha.
I didn't know, but it bothered me immeasurably. qqq I'm sure we all felt we were on some ludicrous death watch with Mrs. Abbott holding our future hostage with her tenuous cling to life.