taken prisoner

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The result of the battle was that all the birds were killed except the partridge and the bluejay and they were taken prisoner and starved to death.
The little girl was then taken prisoner by a witch and cast into a dunjun full of snakes where she died from their bites and people who went through the forrest after that were taken prisoner by her ghost and cast into the same dunjun where they died.
I took out my revolver, and to tell you the truth I very nearly fired on sight, for it would have been an exceedingly awkward matter for me to have been taken prisoner just then.
The reader may perhaps expect, from the compassionate temper of this good woman, that when she saw the poor centinel taken prisoner for a fact of which she knew him innocent, she should immediately have interposed in his behalf; but whether it was that she had already exhausted all her compassion in the above-mentioned instance, or that the features of this fellow, though not very different from those of the ensign, could not raise it, I will not determine; but, far from being an advocate for the present prisoner, she urged his guilt to his officer, declaring, with uplifted eyes and hands, that she would not have had any concern in the escape of a murderer for all the world.
captain," replied the latter, "I do not tell you that they have not with them two or three men, as the musketeers of the Bastion Saint- Gervais had two or three lackeys; but, believe me, captain, I have seen these men, I have been taken prisoner by them - I know they themselves alone are all-sufficient to destroy an army.
Now he excused himself for having been taken prisoner and now, imagining himself before his own officers, insisted on his soldierly discipline and zeal in the service.
Of what befell Chaucer in France we know nothing, except that he was taken prisoner, and that the King, Edward III, himself gave
The beauty in question was a pert little Eutaw wench, that had been taken prisoner, in some war excursion, by a Shoshonie.
Unluckily, the caravan was attacked and pillaged by the Bedouins, and the pilgrims were taken prisoners.
Remember the prisoners of war WE remember those who were killed or injured in war but we rarely remember those who were taken prisoner and spent time in a prison camp.
It was thought that Flight Commander E A Hunter-Ward from the Royal Flying Corps had been taken prisoner.
He fought on, defending the retreat with the DLI and Tyneside Scottish as far south as Aras/ Lille and was eventually taken Prisoner of War well after the last troops were lifted off the beaches at Dunkirk.