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A holdup by all the people of all the people for all the people is Liberty.

The two craft drew together, and for the rest it was like the other holdup.

The burglar and holdup man are high-minded gentlemen by comparison.

And there I had a job explaining that I wasn't a holdup myself.

I offered him the value he put on the ranch himself, not a holdup price.

A holdup man, caught in the act, had pretended to surrender.

The point is this: You know all about the holdup that is going to take place.

Of course he doesn't expect the holdup—not in the papers anyhow.

The crime-wave was unknown, the daylight holdup unprecedented.

He called up the details of the holdup and carefully revolved them in mind.

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