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It was part of my plan, this meager manning of the bandit ship.

They were willing to tell the location of the bandit stronghold.

Juve now knew the answer to the riddle of the bandit's disappearance.

Sophie would report to the bandit—but she had not heard everything!

How could you imagine the infernal trick this bandit was playing on you?

If she did not open the door, the bandit would go on knocking, and raise a scandal.

It is then a bandit he is called in the words of the American newspaper?

It is, you say, not victorious for Ramon Rotil, that––bandit?

The bandit could not have been more than twenty-five or twenty-six.

The bandit had traveled fast and he had kept steadily to the eastward.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from Italian bandito (plural banditi) "outlaw," past participle of bandire "proscribe, banish," from Vulgar Latin *bannire "to proclaim, proscribe," from Proto-Germanic *bann (see ban (v.)). *Bannire (or its Frankish cognate *bannjan) in Old French became banir-, which, with lengthened stem, became English banish.

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