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  • The kleptomaniac dwarf swung back the little door.†   (source)
  • In Righteous Mom's cosmology, Evil Dad was the sole source of hemorrhoids, kleptomania, global conflict, bad breath, tectonic-plate fault lines, and clogged drains, as well as every migraine headache and menstrual cramp Righteous Mom had ever suffered.†   (source)
  • Whoever her mother was, Piper had no reason to think she'd be proud to claim a kleptomaniac daughter with massive problems.†   (source)
  • Among the POWs was a chronically unwashed, ingenious, and possibly insane kleptomaniac named Mansfield.†   (source)
  • The door was locked, naturally, but it may as well not have been for all the challenge it presented to a kleptomaniac dwarf.†   (source)
  • They struggle as the kleptomaniac against his own vice.†   (source)
  • He did it by close trading, to be sure: he could not have done it save by close trading or dishonesty; and as your grandfather said, a man who, in a country such as Mississippi was then, would restrict dishonesty to the selling of straw hats and hame strings and salt meat would have been already locked up by his own family as a kleptomaniac.†   (source)
  • Her method was to put on layers of dresses in the fitting booths, also underpants and slips; and the way she had gotten out of the rap was to convince the court psychiatrist that she had money and could pay but was afflicted with kleptomania.†   (source)
  • Your son came to us because of kleptomania.†   (source)
  • …that he would have been yet more severely dealt with if his family as well as himself had not secretly regarded him as Mr. Featherstone's heir; that old gentleman's pride in him, and apparent fondness for him, serving in the stead of more exemplary conduct—just as when a youthful nobleman steals jewellery we call the act kleptomania, speak of it with a philosophical smile, and never think of his being sent to the house of correction as if he were a ragged boy who had stolen turnips.†   (source)
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