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You are a corrupter of youth, and an evil man, Mr. Schoolmaster, and a purloiner of letters as well.'
The purloiner of love had introduced herself under cover of the pity in which Maud had believed.
One glance at her sweet, highbred features was sufficient to exonerate her as a purloiner of gentlemen's garments.
QUICK ACTIONROBERT W. CHAMBERS
At night the purloiner marched to his plunder, and she revived.
The enlightened reader, seeing this patch of cloth of gold upon a blanket, soon detects the bungling purloiner.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 8 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
The purloiner nodded, and his lips twisted into a smile of triumph, as he thrust the sheet of paper into his own pocket.
THE ROOF TREECHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
"I love a warm-hearted enthusiasm," cried Clifford, handling the movables, while he gazed lovingly on the ancient purloiner.
PAUL CLIFFORD, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
But in spite of threats the bat was not brought back nor its purloiner or annexer betrayed.
GLYN SEVERN'S SCHOOLDAYSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
He is a perpetual plunderer—a petty purloiner—a pinching petitioner in forma pauperis—a contraband dealer in snuff.
I have strong doubts of his being the purloiner of the sword.

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