Sentence Examples


  • Of course, in captivity animals might not act the same way they did in the wild.
  • In India elephants seldom breed in captivity, though they do so more frequently in Burma and Siam; the domesticated stock is therefore replenished by fresh captures.
  • Tancred became guardian of Edessa during Baldwin's captivity, and did not trouble himself greatly to procure his release.
  • During his captivity Eustace Graverius became regent of Jerusalem, and succeeded, with the aid of the Venetians, in repelling an Egyptian attack, and even in capturing Tyre, 1124.
  • Thus began the seventy years "Babylonian captivity of the Church."

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