Sentence Examples


  • To pay for Richard's ransom, he had already been compelled to tax personal property, the first instance of such taxation for secular purposes.
  • There are lots of unsolved cases, kidnappings for ransom too.
  • An undisclosed ransom demand was made.
  • It is said that Eleazar, the priest who guarded the treasure, offered Crassus the golden beam as ransom for the whole, knowing, what no one else knew, that it was mainly composed of wood.
  • The whole of his ransom was never paid, and his absurdities and misfortunes gave the Estates opportunity to strengthen their constitutional position.