Sentence Examples

  • He was detained by Francis I.
  • At Tixall she was detained till her papers at Chartley had undergone thorough research.
  • From June 1053 to March 1054 he was nevertheless detained at Benevento in honourable captivity; he did not long survive his return to Rome, where he died on the 19th of April 1054.
  • Here they were detained by the Parliamentary commissioners, and by them sent up to London for safe custody.
  • In July 1536 a French refugee, John Calvin, came to Geneva for a night, but was detained by Farel who found in him a powerful helper.

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