Thesaurus / captivity

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In captivity, having no web, it actually flees before its prey, and has not the resolution to confront a fly.

The InsectJules Michelet

Not the thousands of prisoners which you will see sent into captivity across the Rhine!

The Maids of ParadiseRobert W. (Robert William) Chambers

The survivors may have one night to bury the dead; then they will be carried into captivity.

The ForerunnersRomain Rolland

I saw many tracks on this expedition and on others afterwards but I have never seen a bear yet, except in captivity.

A Canyon VoyageFrederick S. Dellenbaugh

To while away the hours of their captivity, they carved their names upon the walls with rusty nails.

The Story of ManhattanCharles Hemstreet

The macaws live well in captivity, either chained to a perch or kept in large aviaries in which their strong flight is noticeable.

If the King desires to shorten my days he has only to keep me in captivity.

It was during his captivity here that he first lost hope; his hair turned gray and his trim, jaunty cavalier air forsook him.

In Unfamiliar EnglandThomas Dowler Murphy

And they were also led out of captivity and out of the land of Egypt, by that same God who had preserved them.

The later prophetical utterances, if beauty of form be considered, cannot bear comparison411 with those of the Captivity.

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