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He thrust a hand in a pocket and fingered the two objects he had picked up in the road at the scene of the holdup.

The CoyoteJames Roberts

He remembered the two objects he had picked up in the road after the holdup and felt in his pocket to make sure they were there.

The CoyoteJames Roberts

And lastly, we've got to find just how this story you've told me got mixed with the story of the holdup of the Limited.

Bucky O'ConnorWilliam MacLeod Raine

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

Desert ConquestA. M. Chisholm

He stood, boiling with rage, while they alternately hurled questions at him and told him of the holdup.

The CoyoteJames Roberts

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

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

The Arrow of FireRoy J. Snell

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

But a holdup's news, so the papers print it, and it sets people to thinking about the park.

Probably they hoped the attack on Duke, whom they mistook for Morrison, would be taken as a holdup.

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