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captivity

“Imprisoning” a willing partner in the context of BDSM sexual practices.
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Seventeen months captivity to a sailor accustomed to the boundless ocean, is a worse punishment than human crime ever merited.
The very madness of the Abbe Faria, gone mad in prison, condemned him to perpetual captivity.
Leaving the name standing, and the date and length of the captivity, they had erased the description of the misdemeanor, and written in its place, in staring capitals, "FOR THEFT
This second tedious captivity drew to an end in the course of time, and again a great crowd of sympathizing fellow students gave him a rousing reception as he came forth; but his delight in his freedom was so boundless that he could not proceed soberly and calmly, but must go hopping and skipping and jumping down the sleety street from sheer excess of joy.
Athelstane shared his captivity, his bridle having been seized, and he himself forcibly dismounted, long before he could draw his weapon, or assume any posture of effectual defence.
Yet the valiant Jester, as soon as he found himself safe, hesitated more than once whether he should not turn back and share the captivity of a master to whom he was sincerely attached.
But his temper cooled down, like his friend's; he not only gets used to his captivity, but jokes about it.
The Indians left my men in captivity with the British at Detroit, and on the tenth day of April brought me towards Old Chelicothe, where we arrived on the twenty-fifth day of the same month.
About this time I returned to Kentucke with my family; and here, to avoid an enquiry into my conduct, the reader being before informed of my bringing my family to Kentucke, I am under the necessity of informing him that, during my captivity with the Indians, my wife, who despaired of ever seeing me again, expecting the Indians had put a period to my life, oppressed with the distresses of the country, and bereaved of me, her only happiness, had, before I returned, transported my family and goods, on horses, through the wilderness, amidst a multitude of dangers, to her father's house, in North-Carolina.
During his captivity he had a conversion experience.
It is the day when the animal was either taken from the natural environment, or was born in captivity or artificially propagated.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 1 November 2017: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi visited Wednesday morning Police Captain Mohamed al-Hayes in the hospital, after the latter was freed from terrorists' captivity in a security crackdown.