Sentence Examples

  • She was virtually a captive in the cabin.
  • He was taken captive in the battle, but exchanged for the wife of Robert Bruce.
  • The prisoners, who were most barbarously treated, remained captive for over four years.
  • He looked round at the captive drummer boy and felt a pang in his heart.
  • Here he fought against some of the usurpers who threatened the throne of Honorius; he made some sort of compact with that emperor and, in 414, he married his sister Placidia, who had been since the siege of Rome a captive in the camp of the Goths.