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.
  • St Louis was captured, and a treaty was made by which he had to consent to evacuate Damietta and pay a ransom of 800,000 pieces of gold.
  • At last the Gauls consented to accept a ransom of a thousand pounds of gold.