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But as they all belong to the cutthroats and vary each from the other but little, further mention is unnecessary.
As he extricated himself from the ladder's entangling meshes be yelled up, "Come and get us, you cutthroats—if you can!"
Now, though he was in the enemy's country, surrounded by cutthroats and thieves, he felt suddenly the master of the situation.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN
"I never could understand the admiration some of you military people have for those cutthroats," Keaveney declared.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
He was at the head of a number of cutthroats, lying in wait for him whose death he had sworn to compass.
Posses scoured the surrounding country, but the cutthroats were never apprehended.
Dale an' Silverthorn an' Maison an' their gang of cutthroats couldn't make me give it up.
SQUARE DEAL SANDERSONCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
I thought they brought him in here; for before I could descend help came, and the cutthroats ran away.
THE VELVET GLOVEHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
He'll stroll into a gang of cutthroats as cool as ye please, pick his man, snap on the irons, an' walk out.
THE LONG PATROLH. A. CODY
The soldiers have been looting private dwellings at their leisure—while mobs of thieves and cutthroats join in the sport.

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