Usage examples for thief

  1. The man's a thief." – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  2. If before the next morning I did not destroy myself, I was nothing but a common thief. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  3. There was a great thief in that country who had never been caught. – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  4. How dare you call my husband a thief! – Baby Mine by Margaret Mayo
  5. " The thief on the cross was not a woman. – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  6. Lord George says that they believe he is the thief. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  7. St. John had stood at the foot of the cross years before, and heard his Lord pardon the penitent thief; and he knew how to deal with such wild souls. – The Good News of God by Charles Kingsley
  8. Thus the hours passed, but no thief came. – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  9. But I do so under protest and feeling like a thief. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  10. The thief was a large man, but he was not a brave one. – Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  11. You are not the thief, are you?" – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  12. You may have trusted him, but that does not prevent his being a thief. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  13. The boys seeing that he was afraid of them began to raise the cry of thief, or, as they called it, thafe. – The Drummer's Coat by J. W. Fortescue
  14. Shut up you little- I was going to call him a little thief, but I'm mighty glad I didn't. – Roy Blakeley by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  15. Give me twenty hours, during which I will move heaven and earth to discover the thief. – Castles in the Air by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  16. Didn't the thief put something against the door? – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  17. No, you little thief! – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit