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  • n. Plural form of ransomer.


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  • And just because your disability is supposed to be legally ‘covered’, the only guarantee you get is that you will be forced to pay those ransomers whatever they charge you.

    Matthew Yglesias » Health Care Note

  • Barney spoke: Why would the ransomers keep the stolen Malevich, but give us back the stolen Caravaggio?

    The Art Thief

  • If the answer to either question is yes, then…you can hope for an arrest, but I think that the ransomers have you by the…upper hand.

    The Art Thief

  • You must do so, however, in such a manner that the ransomers feel safe, and that you can be certain of having the painting returned.

    The Art Thief

  • These ransomers are asking for cash, and lots of it.

    The Art Thief

  • The ransomers ask for the same price we paid at auction, then they return a fake that, to them, is just the same as the original.

    The Art Thief

  • The ransomers will have to make a gross error that will lead us to them, in order for the police to apprehend both them and the painting.

    The Art Thief

  • When the Satrap was released to his Jamaillian ransomers, she would go with him.

    Ship Of Destiny

  • The funds being collected, the ransomers to the number of three or four set sail from Provence or Spain with objects to alleviate the lot of the captives or coax their jailers.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • The superior of the Spanish missions was forced to remain near the flying camp of the troop of ransomers till the arrival of the Portuguese Jesuit Avogadri, who had gone upon business to

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America


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