Hardly any admit to thieving.
The thieving boys were the popular ones.
This style of thieving is not confined to the conveying of scarf-pins.
I first become aware of myself down in Essex, a thieving turnips for my living.
Meanwhile, Kandahar was at the mercy of violent, thieving warlords.
“come, none of your GAMES,” be quiet, don’t annoy me; “on the GAME,” out thieving.
La gazza ladra (1817; The Thieving Magpie), a semi-serious work, was a triumph in Milan.
This would create a sense of drama when the thieving Bilbo stirs the beast from slumber.
No good ever comes from involving those thieving idiots in your life, and then there’ll be a manhunt.
Earlier, she had told him about the thieving egret, and he had promised to come back and fix the problem.
But many African states have not helped their cause, often because thieving politicians are still in charge.
There are stories of his thieving, particularly when he believed that an item would be better off in his care.
Others want to keep their money safe from expropriation by fickle governments, and hidden from thieving criminals.
Scamp, a graceless fellow, a rascal; a wandering vagabond; scamping was formerly the cant term for plundering and thieving.
Corrupt, thieving GOVERNMENT, in which the politicians and bureaucrats in charge use the powers of the state to feather their own nests.
But while Leicester grew in confidence, Spurs remained coiled and unflustered, thieving the loose ball and instantly spotting large openings.
Suppose those thieving middlemen were obliged to deliver grain, not to poor people in general but to named individuals who could confirm receipt by scanning their fingerprints?
Consider these headlines about Southern lynchings from The Washington Post and The Chicago Tribune, respectively: “Negro Brute Lynched: Attempted Assault on Young Daughter of a Farmer,” “Criminal Calendar: Two Murderous and Thieving Negroes Lynched by a Kentucky Mob.”
Catwoman – the thieving, on-again, off-again love interest of Batman – was brought to life brilliantly by Anne Hathaway who deftly encapsulated her slinky, feline energy and gave an emotionally nuanced performance which offered a fresh perspective on the character after Michelle Pfeiffer’s turn in the Nineties.
But one of the worst night sights I know in London, is to be found in the children who prowl about this place; who sleep in the baskets, fight for the offal , dart at any object they think they can lay their thieving hands on, dive under the carts and barrows, dodge the constables, and are perpetually making a blunt pattering on the pavement of the Piazza with the rain of their naked feet.
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But one of the worst night sights I know in London is to be found in the children who prowl about this place who sleep in the baskets fight for the offal dart at any object they think they can lay their thieving hands on dive under the carts and barrows dodge the constables and are perpetually making a blunt pattering on the pavement of the Piazza with the rain of their naked feet