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He’s claimed that community members wanted several hundred thousand dollars spent in one way, but that district leaders spent it in another – which, to his way of thinking, constitutes thievery from the children.
They worship Mahomet, but are very bad Mahometans, being addicted beyond all other people on earth to thievery and rapine.
The point of the writer's attack was the grim sarcasm for such methods of thievery as are kept within the law.
WITHIN THE LAWMARVIN DANA
I had to discharge Alma Jonsson last year for petty thievery.
PLAYS--FIRST SERIESAUGUST STRINDBERG
We saw no disposition to thievery among them, nor did we miss a single article after their departure.
That Nature is a Phantasm, where cunning beggary or thievery may sometimes find good victual.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
Of the little property surviving the wreck of war, none was safe from thievery.
The Union League meetings were broken up only when they were sources of disorder, thievery, etc.
Is it right for me to step aside and let an organized system of graft and thievery go on unchecked?
EMPIRE BUILDERSFRANCIS LYNDE
His movements were certainly suspicious, and those that would indicate an intention of thievery.

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