Usage examples for Capturing

  1. Why not charm men instead of capturing them by assault?" – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. The Emperor ordered them to hold on their course, as, at the worst, he had the chance either of capturing the French cruiser, or of taking refuge in the island of Corsica, where he was assured of being well received. – Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
  3. It is applied or used to be applied to the operation of capturing and carrying off ships at anchor under the protecting guns of friendly forts. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham