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  • I had first, however, provided for my sustenance for that day by a loaf of coarse bread, which I purloined, and a cup with which I could drink more conveniently than from my hand of the pure water which flowed by my retreat.

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  • The museum’s night watchman purloined the artifacts.
  • Poe’s story is titled, The Purloined Letter.

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