Usage examples for theft

  1. " But the theft of a heart will make the weight of my sins heavy, when my own heart is weighed," sighed the old man. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. That Wardrop was in a bad position there could be no doubt; there might be more men than Fleming who had known about the money in the leather bag, and who thought he had taken it and probably killed Fleming to hide the theft. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. Brigadier, give these people in charge for theft. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  4. And as they were eager to find out about the theft of the jewels from Bite's daughter, they took the prince at once to the chief of police. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  5. But that theft, I am satisfied, was committed in behalf of a rival company. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  6. I had thought it wiser not to acquaint her with the specialist's deductions as to the connection between her own affliction and the theft of Sholto. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux
  7. Did you look under it after the theft? – Loyalties (Fifth Series Plays) by John Galsworthy Last Updated: February 10, 2009
  8. She insists that Miss Stevens is guilty of the theft of her bracelet, which disappeared on the night of the dance given by the young men of Weston High School. – Marjorie Dean High School Freshman by Pauline Lester
  9. " But I doubt if Rivers would sit down and drink with him, while accusing him of theft. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  10. Yet it is liable for ordinary negligence in protecting passengers from loss by theft. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  11. It is sad to see one so young guilty of theft." – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  12. The idea of a theft he dismissed at once. – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
  13. Whoever it was who had committed the theft must have been a professional airman. – Dave Dashaway and his Hydroplane by Roy Rockwood
  14. There must be no whisper of even a suspicion that an Osternau could be guilty of theft." – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  15. For there's no doubt, now, that it was theft first, and the rest afterwards. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  16. Petty theft and malicious mischief are often traceable to bad home influences and the unnatural surroundings of the city. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  17. And she seemed to resent quite bitterly my resemblance to Mary in her youth- as if I had committed a theft. – Black Oxen by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  18. I was shown into Roger's den, and confessed the theft of the document he had given me- luckily useless, without the plan. – Lord John in New York by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  19. The foreman maintained she was guilty both of the poisoning and the theft, to which the merchant would not agree. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  20. The shape of the balloons also kept anyone from suspecting that the theft of data was the real purpose. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin