made captive

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What do these worthies But rob and spoil, burn, slaughter, and enslave Peaceable nations, neighbouring or remote, Made captive, yet deserving freedom more Than those their conquerors, who leave behind Nothing but ruin wheresoe'er they rove, And all the flourishing works of peace destroy; Then swell with pride, and must be titled Gods, Great benefactors of mankind, Deliverers, Worshipped with temple, priest, and sacrifice?
They took them to an unknown destination and made captive. He said police launched an operation for their recovery, after which bandits asked him to talk to his relatives to get the operation stopped or they would be killed and start efforts for their safe recovery through talks with the influential.
"We received information on Saturday evening that a woman was made captive in Raheli village in Nawabganj police station area on the allegations of being a child lifter.
They were made captive for 12 hours and after severe beating, they were released.
If we look at Pakistan's chequered history of terrorism and law and order situation, especially in Karachi, Balochistan and in KP, the story that forms is one where each province had been made captive, in connivance with the local partner, by the 'foreign elements' in the lead.
The country cannot be made captive to the production decisions of agricultural exporters nor subject to rising prices from a peso in chronic decline,' Africa told the BusinessMirror in a message.
It is vexed; for it is now made captive. It took a body, and it discovered God.
KAByL (CyHAN)- A total of 10 militants were killed and 10 others made captive as units of Special Forces raided Taliban hideouts in Chardara district of the northern Kunduz province Tuesday night, an army spokesman in the province, Ghulam Hazrat Karimi said Wednesday.
Already the air force seems to be in the hands of the militants and there are reports that Hadi's defense minister has been made captive. With an all-out civil war not just on the horizon but hurtling to engulf the whole nation and the ripple effect making for another tectonic shock to follow the upheavals in Iraq, Syria and Libya there has to be a counter plan to block the insurgency.
Further, the attempt to nab the animal turned to be so slipshod that it died soon after being made captive.
Governor Syed Anwar Rahmati told Pajhwok Afghan News the police officials were made captive after they ran out of ammunition during a clash with Taliban.
Eulogizing the contributions of tribesmen for independence of Kashmir and security of Pakistan, he said the residents of the areas where operation was being conducted, had always played front line role in defence of the country but they were made captive by terrorists.