That's an old maneuver of his—to hound a man from a little crime to a big one.
And if I'd known as much about you then as I know now, I'd never have started to hound you.
The hound fell without a sound, and with equal ease he slew the second.
If they presented an equal target he would fire at them rather than the hound.
The other cab was pelting after him with all the enthusiasm ...