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The taking must be felonious—that is, taking with a wrongful intent to appropriate the goods of another.
It is of three kinds: felonious, justifiable, and excusable.
She expressed her willingness to give up all that she retained, but asserted her innocence of any felonious intention.
Upon it had been prepared the felonious meals, by it he had smoked the pipe of peace with the false friend.
NEIGHBORSJACOB A. RIIS
In defending his person in case of a felonious assault, he may lawfully take the life of his assailant.
"I found it on the floor," is considered by them sufficient excuse when detected in any felonious appropriation.
We have the proper authority to recover a stolen wife, a captive, a prisoner held in restraint with felonious intent.
THE ALASKANJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
A felonious act is a criminal act of an aggravated kind, which is punishable by imprisonment in the penitentiary or by death.
ENGLISH SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMSJAMES CHAMPLIN FERNALD
When he saw Cyrène's brooch in these felonious hands his blood boiled up and he stamped his foot involuntarily on the rock.
THE FALSE CHEVALIERWILLIAM DOUW LIGHTHALL
We had not that pleasure, and left them, on felonious thoughts intent.
LETTERS FROM THE CAPELADY DUFF GORDON

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