pay the forfeit

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  • I always knew if the thing were known my life would .pay the forfeit. Cited from The Secret Chamber at Chad, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • If he lost in the fight that was ahead of him, his life would pay the forfeit. Cited from The River's End, James Oliver Curwood
  • True, I may; But then my head must pay the forfeit of it. Cited from The Works of John Dryden, Vol. 2 (of 18), ed. by Walter Scott
  • She knew that if Bill interfered his life would pay the forfeit. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • There was small doubt that if the messenger were taken with my letter, his life would pay the forfeit. Cited from The Master of Appleby, by Francis Lynde
  • I will be the emperor, if my life pay the forfeit of the exertion. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • But he shall pay the forfeit of his life. Cited from In the Days of Chivalry, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • You must pay the forfeit, or your thimble remains in my possession! Cited from The Fatal Glove, by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  • My father still wore the dress which he only donned when some poor soul was about to die and pay the forfeit. Cited from Red Axe, by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • The game was up; there remained only to pay the forfeit without a grimace. Cited from To Have and To Hold, by Mary Johnston
  • It was right that I should pay the forfeit of my headlong passion. Cited from David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
  • He knew that unless he silenced Terrill his life must pay the forfeit. Cited from The Round-Up, by John Murray and Mills Miller
  • His life would pay the forfeit of the folly of his fellow-stationers. Cited from The Frontiersmen, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • Go on; and mind, if you say that I passed you without the countersign, my head will pay the forfeit. Cited from Leah Mordecai, by Mrs. Belle Kendrick Abbott
  • I always knew that if suspected my life would pay the forfeit; but I know not how the authorship has been discovered. Cited from The Secret Chamber at Chad, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Yet soothly were I liefer that my body and my skin should pay the forfeit. Cited from The Water of the Wondrous Isles, by William Morris
  • Oh, would that I might live to see the day, even though my life might pay the forfeit of my father's patriotism. Cited from The Lord of Dynevor, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • The chief may have stationed a guard, and if he should learn that I have not killed you, my own life would pay the forfeit. Cited from The boy Allies at Liege, by Clair W. Hayes
  • Such was his love for his son that they feared his grief might turn to madness, and their lives pay the forfeit of their venture. Cited from Historical Tales, The Romance of Reality, Vol. 4, by Charles Morris
  • He tried to frighten her by declaring that her life might pay the forfeit of her deceiving him in this matter. Cited from Armadale, by Wilkie Collins
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