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  • We call that burglary or robbery or grand larceny and they have to pay the price.†   (source)
  • Paquette, representing Madison, admitted to one petit larceny conviction "back somewhere."†   (source)
  • And, Now, Ancil, isn't it true that you're wanted by the authorities in at least four states for such things as obtaining goods under false pretenses, grand larceny, and nonpayment of child support?'†   (source)
  • And the truly wonderful thing about them is they would applaud my theft, laugh at the thought of it, realizing they had taught me their larcenous skills well.†   (source)
  • He had quick hands when he wanted them, and a skill for larceny.†   (source)
  • "Larceny," Metzger said, "maybe they'll need a lawyer."†   (source)
  • "Taking a menu doesn't exactly seem like grand larceny to me, for Christ's sake," I said.†   (source)
  • After another pause, "It's larceny.†   (source)
  • Murder, drug addiction, larceny, assault, and vandalism were commonplace.†   (source)
  • The police had arrested him for petty larceny, a grocery store.†   (source)
  • One Cardoza, under indictment for larceny in New York, was placed at the head of the public schools and two former slaves held the offices of Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of State.†   (source)
  • And three larceny arrests, no convictions, against Walter Boyle.†   (source)
  • Smith's pencil sped almost indecipherably as he hurried toward more recent history: the motorcycle accident that had crippled him, the burglary in Phillipsburg, Kansas, that had led to his first prison sentence: …I was sentenced to 5 to 10 years for grand larceny, burglary and jailbreak.†   (source)
  • They, too, would have laid covetous eyes on Emmi's little radio; there were a few at least who were not beyond larceny and they, too, would scarcely be immune to suspicion.†   (source)
  • By the way, what did sister Sue think of your larceny?†   (source)
  • You see, I don't have larceny in my heart; I'm not a real crook.†   (source)
  • That he was pure of all feeling of larceny contributed a lot to his success.†   (source)
  • 'Oh, treason,' Captain Fellows said, all his interest dropping; there was so much treason everywhere - it was like petty larceny in a barracks.†   (source)
  • She used to tell me, "I don't know what you can see in that worthless, drunken, petty-larceny brother of mine.†   (source)
  • My larcenous aims were modest.†   (source)
  • But the Traction gang can't get away with grand larceny like it used to.†   (source)
  • That we undertake to guard our people against inconveniences, larcenies and pillage.†   (source)
  • But what was worse, the unfortunate Sparser had already been charged with larceny and homicide, and wishing, no doubt, to minimize his own share in this grave catastrophe, had not only revealed the names of all who were with him in the car—the youths in particular and their hotel address—but had charged that they along with him were equally guilty, since they had urged him to make speed at the time and against his will—a claim which was true enough, as Clyde knew.†   (source)
  • Death for Trifling Larcenies.†   (source)
  • Forthwith Mr. Huxter, conceiving he was witness of some petty larceny, leapt round his counter and ran out into the road to intercept the thief.†   (source)
  • From many descriptions of larceny the law expressly took away the benefit of clergy: to steal a horse, or a HAWK, or woollen cloth from the weaver, was a hanging matter.†   (source)
  • When Connecticut and New Haven were framing their first codes, larceny above the value of twelve pence was a capital crime in England—as it had been since the time of Henry I.—Dr. J. Hammond Trumbull's Blue Laws, True and False, p. 17.†   (source)
  • For Flask to have presumed to help himself, this must have seemed to him tantamount to larceny in the first degree.†   (source)
  • I knew Mrs. Joe's housekeeping to be of the strictest kind, and that my larcenous researches might find nothing available in the safe.†   (source)
  • It is a commercial colony of itself: the emporium of petty larceny: visited at early morning, and setting-in of dusk, by silent merchants, who traffic in dark back-parlours, and who go as strangely as they come.†   (source)
  • Murder, manslaughter, arson, forgery, swindling, house-breaking, highway robbery, larceny, conspiracy, fraud?†   (source)
  • For the fugitive out on the marshes with the ironed leg, the mysterious young man, the file, the food, and the dreadful pledge I was under to commit a larceny on those sheltering premises, rose before me in the avenging coals.†   (source)
  • They both had weak eyes, which I had long attributed to their chronically looking in at keyholes, and they were always at hand when not wanted; indeed that was their only reliable quality besides larceny.†   (source)
  • Not a youngster is taken for larceny but I go up too, and am tried and sentenced.†   (source)
  • …fluxion in the final solution), the upholding of the letter of the law (common, statute and law merchant) against all traversers in covin and trespassers acting in contravention of bylaws and regulations, all resuscitators (by trespass and petty larceny of kindlings) of venville rights, obsolete by desuetude, all orotund instigators of international persecution, all perpetuators of international animosities, all menial molestors of domestic conviviality, all recalcitrant violators of…†   (source)
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