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purloin
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Accordingly, the forger was put to Death; the utterer of a bad note was put to Death; the unlawful opener of a letter was put to Death; the purloiner of forty shillings and sixpence was put to Death; the holder of a horse at Tellson’s door, who made off with it, was put to Death; the coiner of a bad shilling was put to Death; the sounders of three-fourths of the notes in the whole gamut of Crime, were put to Death.

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

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