robber


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a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence

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"I will go into the carriage," said the little robber maiden; and she would have her will, for she was very spoiled and very headstrong.
The little robber maiden looked at her with a serious air, nodded her head slightly, and said, "They shall not kill you, even if I am angry with you: then I will do it myself"; and she dried Gerda's eyes, and put both her hands in the handsome muff, which was so soft and warm.
They were in the midst of the court-yard of a robber's castle.
``Thou art a saucy groom,'' said the robber, ``but of that anon.
``Indeed!'' repeated the robber, and paused after he had said the word.
Thereupon the Robber put five hundred pieces of gold into the Cadi's hand.
But I doubt not that even in England you have had much to suffer from the hands of robbers and outlaws."
"In the first place, he is no robber at all," returned Ralph, positively.
a fellow who makes off with fifty-five thousand pounds, no robber?"
I'll stick to the widder till I rot, Tom; and if I git to be a reg'lar ripper of a robber, and everybody talking 'bout it, I reckon she'll be proud she snaked me in out of the wet."
When you going to start the gang and turn robbers?"
The sport to him, was in waylaying the successful robbers and taking their spoils from them.
Giles had captured a robber; and the tinker busied himself in endeavouring to restore Oliver, lest he should die before he could be hanged.
It was quite obvious, therefore, that it was the gate; especially as there was no doubt regarding the time at which the change had taken place, because all three remembered that they had come in sight of the robbers at the instant of its occurance.
But about midnight, when the robbers saw from afar that the lights were out and that all seemed quiet, they began to think that they had been in too great a hurry to run away; and one of them, who was bolder than the rest, went to see what was going on.