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He continued to drink of the poisonous rank beverages served at extortionate prices.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
He replied that the market price was extortionate, and that his conscience would not allow him to accept it.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
No contract had been made as to price, and when she arrived there the cabman's extortionate charge was refused.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
If he had to borrow money he would do it from the government and would not be charged extortionate rates of interest as he is now.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
In this way the league tried to reduce overcrowding and extortionate rentals.
NEGRO MIGRATION DURING THE WAREMMETT J. SCOTT
Five months afterward Molly and Bertha were still making payments for these extortionate tickets.
MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
He thus charges an extortionate amount for his goats and chickens, and demands heavy fees for services rendered.
A JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN THE CONGO FREE STATEMARCUS DORMAN
But the main drawback to the business is the extortionate fees charged by the Treasury.
THE LAW AND THE POOREDWARD ABBOTT PARRY
John Bull is indebted for this extortionate charge to the supreme wisdom of the Legislature, which has established a 3s.
LANDS OF THE SLAVE AND THE FREEHENRY A. MURRAY
Fares were extortionate, but many were willing to pay for speed.
THE LAST AMERICAN FRONTIERFREDERIC L. (FREDERIC LOGAN) PAXSON

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