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.
If they presented an equal target he would fire at them rather than the hound.
The hound fell without a sound, and with equal ease he slew the second.
The other cab was pelting after him with all the enthusiasm ...