Sentence Examples


  • Voyaging from Toulouse to Narbonne, he was captured by Barbary pirates, who took him to Tunis and sold him as a slave.
  • Fighting or bribing the Barbary pirates was a mere question of expense.
  • Teignmouth was burned by French pirates in 1340, and was again devastated by the French on the 26th of June 1690.
  • During the Gothic wars, however, trade was confined to Portus, and the ravages of pirates led to its gradual abandonment.
  • At sea the character Greeks rapidly developed into mere pirates, and even of the war.