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Prepare in advance to be a better bystanderYou can’t predict how you’ll react when someone steals a purse before your eyes, but you can train to be an active bystander.
He said four people who held the purse strings wouldn’t come to my interview.
Absently his hands wandered through the pockets, and found his purse and the money in an outside pocket.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.
Ernest called out; "you have forgotten your money;" and he held out a purse, but the man was gone.
A Cremona Violin is, to a rich amateur, a loadstone that is sure to attract the shining metal from the depths of his purse.
She did not smile as she opened a black purse and produced an envelope which she handed to Delancy.
He showed skill as a cut-purse in going straight to an inner pocket where Malcolm carried some small store of money.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The lady was a very dressy person and she laid her silver-mesh purse on the counter between herself and Jess.
The latter saw the glint of gold coins between the meshes of the purse and her heart throbbed.

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