We cannot feel for the Master of Ravenswood the sympathy which Clarissa extorts.
It forces indolence into activity, and extorts from vice itself the deeds of generosity and virtue.
He extorts, by the lash, that labor to which he has no claim, through a base selfishness.
Philip Augustus, extorts money from Jews and expels them, 402.
Wratislaw, ruler of Bohemia, extorts money ...