Her one relation was a brother of high standing as a pickpocket.
When there is no more to be got out of them, he turns burglar or pickpocket, or robs a temple.
More likely because the old chap has no watch and chain for the pickpocket to steal.
In the grandest scale he is called a financier; in the meanest, a pickpocket.
"Crowd chasing a pickpocket, I imagine," said Trencher ...