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  • The conquerors plundered the town and surrounding countryside.
  • The pirates plundered small towns on that part of the coast.
  • The rulers have been plundering their country for decades.
  • The chest was filled with plunder.

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  • He has plundered our seas,
    Thomas Jefferson et al.  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • They’ll dream about vicious children plundering the nest.
    David Almond  --  Skellig
  • He walked out through the woods to where they’d left the cart. It was still lying there but it had been plundered.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  The Road
  • The skiff was half full of plunder which that gang had stole there on the wreck.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
  • I am done with the monster of "We," the word of serfdom, of plunder, of misery, falsehood and shame.
    Ayn Rand  --  Anthem
  • Dragons steal gold and jewels, you know, from men and elves and dwarves, wherever they can find them; and they guard their plunder as long as they live
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit

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  • What about all the crooks and thieves and just plain idiots who will come into power and steal and plunder the same as before—
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun
  • He vowed to end corruption and go after those "guilty of plundering and looting the national wealth."
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • He loved ordered gardens and hated to see beds ravaged by Lalla’s plundering.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • We also have bite-sized chocolates plundered from the office for dessert.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • The next day, up in the more affluent North Division, Jonas Hutchinson was numbed by the spectacle he beheld: "As far as the fire reached, the city is thronged with desperadoes who are plundering and trying to set new fires….
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • He felt richer than Robinson Crusoe with all the plunder from that sunken ship.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Sign of the Beaver
  • She said she named it the first day she and Papa got there, with Mama driving the ox cart loaded with our house plunder, and with Papa driving the cows and horses.
    Fred Gipson  --  Old Yeller
  • She thought about the mayor, down in his room full of plunder, gorging on peaches and asparagus and wrapping his huge body in elegant new clothes.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • All of that part of Westchester County, from the Connecticut border over to the Hudson River, had gotten to be a kind of no man’s land, with roving bands wandering around plundering people on the excuse that they were part of the war.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead
  • The private who brought it to him described plundering the villa they took it from; he called it "shopping."
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Nevertheless, he wrote to his mother in 1862, "I joyfully embrace it as a means of repelling a dastardly, plundering, oppressive, and cowardly foe from our homes and borders….
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • There was a single exception to the general look of plunder—the radio-phonograph.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Miss Stuart was in exile, from plundered Scotland still declining, three thousand miles away.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • My men and I searched that area most thoroughly, and I assure you, Madam, there was no trace of your murdered servant, your plundered baggage, your discarded gown, nor the merest sign that there is the slightest truth to your story!
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • He saw now how they had been plundered; but they were in for it, there was no turning back.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • It didn’t run anywhere useful, so he had drawn up a plan to plunder it for metal and build more hoverpaths in and around the valley.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • What! servants of thy own Merciful Son, who came to seek and save The homeless and the outcast, fettering down The tasked and plundered slave!
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • She snorted, and showed plainly that she thought the Gamgees capable of plundering the hole during the night.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Fellowship of the Ring
  • Cathy had been caught in the fact of plundering, or, at least, hunting out the nests of the grouse.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • "I hope my son will amount to more than a thief or a plunderer, Borgin," said Mr. Malfoy coldly, and Mr. Borgin said quickly, "No offense, sir, no offense meant —"
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • ’He’s dropping his plunder,’ said one of the young men.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • So that he could plunder the Silent City without worrying about the Conclave.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • These crosses stand for the names of ships or towns that they sank or plundered.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • The bodies were not plundered, were they?
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • They plunder other people’s houses, issue false paper money, and worst of all they kill my children and my father, and then talk of rules of war and magnanimity to foes!
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • At the age of two, he got up in the middle of the night, found his way outside without waking his parents, and entered a house down the street to plunder a neighbor’s candy drawer.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • In the past, the ruling groups of all countries, although they might recognize their common interest and therefore limit the destructiveness of war, did fight against one another, and the victor always plundered the vanquished.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • of L. raptor plunderer, fr.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • He drank, plundered the till, ran headlong into debt.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • I hope he hasn’t been plundering a nest again.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • There was not an organ of his body that had not been drugged and derogated, dusted and dredged, fingered and photographed, removed, plundered and replaced.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • By the evening they were quite quiet, and we ventured to open the cask in which we had stored our plunder.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • "The thieves are outlying for scalps and plunder," said the white man, whom we shall call Hawkeye, after the manner of his companions.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • CHAPTER 52 Separated We brought our plunder in through the south vent, though this meant that the jeep would have to be moved before dawn.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Their design was to turn pirates and, plunder the Spaniards, which they could not do till they got more men.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • He was arrested for plundering.
    Kurt Vonnegut  --  Slaughterhouse-Five
  • More and more frequently German gangs invaded Jewish homes, plundered them and took the furniture away in vans.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • They " ’are here courting my mother,’ " Telemakhos tells her, " ’and they use/our house as if it were a house to plunder.’ "
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • And if they spoke back, would the impatient businessmen in conventional suits and tired housewives with their plunder, understand?
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • I might have know’d, as nobody but an infernal, rich, plundering, thundering old Jew could afford to throw away any drink but water—and not that, unless he done the River Company every quarter.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
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