of blackmail

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  • The idea of blackmail was no doubt in his mind from the beginning. Cited from Malvina of Brittany, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • It was a species of blackmail, but what could he do? Cited from Copy-Cat & Other Stories by Mary Wilkins Freeman#2
  • Because I won't have any question of blackmail between us. Cited from Out of the Ashes, by Ethel Watts Mumford
  • Many others had been punished on her account, some with good reason and some as the result of blackmail. Cited from Dio's Rome, Vol. 4, by Cassius Dio
  • But he said, quite truthfully, that he had no idea of blackmailing me. Cited from The Native Born, by I. A. R. Wylie
  • This was perceived by other Member States to be almost a form of blackmail.
  • Quickly Long rehearsed what had happened, from the moment the idea of blackmail had entered his head. Cited from The Exploits of Elaine, Arthur B. Reeve
  • My wife and daughters won't understand that it's a case of blackmail on the part of this woman. Cited from Jane Cable, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • I recognised that, to force words from me, he was threatening a kind of blackmail. Cited from The Inheritors, by Joseph Conrad and Ford M. Hueffer
  • He said that deterrence is perhaps the most important part of a sentence in a case of blackmail.
  • What were the possibilities of blackmail in the right sort of evidence? Cited from The War Terror, by Arthur B. Reeve
  • They served as victims of blackmail or anti-gay violence, but more often as criminals.
  • She had shown herself to have a final pride in the matter of blackmailing old Jervaise. Cited from The Jervaise Comedy, by J. D. Beresford
  • Of course it's some sort of blackmailing scheme. Cited from Through the Eye of the Needle, W. D. Howells
  • Thus began the court case where Chan is accused of blackmailing X.
  • Opponents claimed that it set a dangerous precedent and was an example of blackmail rather than a fair exchange.
  • Opponents claimed it set a dangerous precedent, and was an example of blackmail rather than a fair exchange.
  • I believe he thinks that there was some sort of blackmailing plot and he is afraid that something of the kind might happen to him. Cited from The Lighted Way, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • If it had any clear meaning at all it expressed a terrified expectation of blackmail. Cited from Mr. Waddington of Wyck, by May Sinclair
  • Then it concerned a matter involving a large sum, a demand having been made upon him that smacked of blackmail. Cited from Philip Dru: Administrator, by Edward Mandell House
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