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The carpet bagger when not fighting the pestiferous vermin in the Chickahominy swamps was pilfering.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
The pilfering is not so weak and lamentable when the copyist appropriates merely the idea and works it out in a new fashion.
IN SEARCH OF GRAVESTONES OLD AND CURIOUSW.T. (WILLIAM THOMAS) VINCENT
For in that land all was done in those days by stealing; pilfering and robbing were among them from the beginning.
We have a much more important case for you than some petty pilfering Controller.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
Before evening, the women went all on shore, and the men began to be troublesome and pilfering.
To the Melbourne constable, he was just what a ragged pilfering boy would be to London constable.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
The sight of my own fingers torments me, they seem so admirably constructed for—pilfering.
Thus I freely confess my pilfering, which others deny and try to appropriate what they have taken from others.
I ceased from the wickedness of telling lies, just as I had stopped pilfering sweetmeats.
I would even go as far as the kitchen of the schoolmaster in the hope of pilfering something to eat.
THE MEMOIRES OF CASANOVA, COMPLETEJACQUES CASANOVA DE SEINGALT

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