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1848, (w), “The History of England from the Accession Of James II”
- men who were impelled to war quite as much by the desire of rapine as by the desire of glory
- The Bat—they called him the Bat. Like a bat he chose the night hours for his work of rapine; like a bat he struck and vanished, pouncingly, noiselessly; like a bat he never showed himself to the face of the day.
1951, (w), ''(novel)|Foundation'' (1974 (w) Ltd publication), Part V: “The Merchant Princes”, (nowrap)
- “You could join Wiscard’s remnants in the Red Stars. I don’t know, though, if you’d call that fighting or piracy. Or you could join our present gracious viceroy — gracious by right of murder, pillage, rapine, and the word of a boy Emperor, since rightfully assassinated.”
1619, (w), ''History of Richard III'':
- A Tyrant doth not only rapine his Subjects, but spoils and robs Churches.