thieving


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One thing, in this connection, White Fang quickly learnt, and that was that a thieving god was usually a cowardly god and prone to run away at the sounding of the alarm.
I out-heroded Herod, wouldn't touch a grape, and went in the most delicious danger of being knifed for my principles by the thieving crew I had joined.
and if father can stand there and hear me accused of falsehood and thieving, and my own bed-room shut against me, and my character taken away, which is all a poor girl has left, he's not the good father I take him for
After paying this tribute to what is normal in the constitution of society (for the idea of thieving appeared to his instinct as normal as the idea of property), Chief Inspector Heat felt very angry with himself for having stopped, for having spoken, for having taken that way at all on the ground of it being a short cut from the station to the headquarters.
We need have been desperate indeed to go thieving in such weather, but what could these beggars know of us?
exclaimed the trapper, "for the creatur's are in open view; and a bloody band of accursed Siouxes they are, by their thieving look, and the random fashion in which they ride
Mentioning them unfort'net words of mine respecting Gaffer, it is contrairily to be bore in mind that Gaffer always were a precious rascal, and that his line were a thieving line.
He said: "We are heartily sick of working hard through this depression, trying to keep our staff in jobs while thieving scum raid our premises.
No thieving band would be complete without a police nemesis, which is where inspector Carmelita Fox comes in.
What was especially evident in the 1950s was that thieving had, in fact, become a way of life, even an occupation passed from father to son.
The original meeting referred to by me was called with a view to putting an end to the stock thieving that was prevalent.
The latter faced murder, the destruction of their homesteads and the confiscation of their property, even if they had nothing to do with stock thieving.
A number of locations in the area have earned a reputation for being historic centers of stock thieving.