Sentence Examples


  • Having been convicted of extortion, he committed suicide (Cicero, De Legibus, i.
  • On his return to Rome (S4) he was accused of extortion in his province.
  • He was accused of extortion and treachery to the state, and denounced by Gaius to the emperor.
  • Even if the agent made no profit he was bound to return double what he had received, if he made poor profit he had to make up the deficiency; but he was not responsible for loss by robbery or extortion on his travels.
  • But these concessions are unfavourably interpreted and much extortion results.