As things now are, the extortioners have the game in their own hands.
Do not “keep company” with covetous persons and extortioners.
But then they were extortioners, though there were, of course, some pleasant exceptions.
We are distressed more by the extortioners than by the enemy.
A few of guilty consciences, the extortioners, may feel alarm—but not the women and children.
Thus it is that the government contractors are aiding and abetting the extortioners.
This would be beneficent and popular, confining the grumblers to the extortioners.
Every one seems mad with speculation; and the extortioners prey upon every victim that falls within their power.
I mean those who have allowed transportation to forestallers and extortioners.
We who live on salaries may have better times than even the extortioners—who cannot inherit the kingdom of Heaven.