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  • His six years of burglary had given him an odd sort of professional pride. Cited from The Gem Collector, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • I realized that if burglary had to be done, here was the right spot. Cited from A Rogue by Compulsion, by Victor Bridges
  • It was late in the evening as they neared the place, where the burglary had occurred. Cited from Bengal Dacoits and Tigers, by Maharanee Sunity Devee
  • But on that seventh morning it became evident that a burglary had been visited upon the home of his hosts. Cited from The Bronze Bell, by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Flores said that burglary had been dismissed as a motive because nothing appeared to be missing from the scene of the crime.
  • I met our lawyer, as I said, and he told me also that a burglary had been committed here in town yesterday, and in broad daylight. Cited from Plays: incl. Comrades, etc., by August Strindberg
  • The burglary had taken place on his beat; there would be an inquiry; it did not need that to secure his expulsion from the force. Cited from The Ghost Ship, by Richard Middleton
  • The fall-out was severe, prompting calls for his resignation, especially after media reported that the burglary had led to threats of violence against civil servants.
  • The attempted burglary had greatly shocked them both, and the fact that one of the robbers was in the house added to their nervousness. Cited from Ten Boys from Dickens, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • A number of burglaries had occurred at C.T.E., despite the company's belief that their security systems was impregnable.
  • After murdering the two women, Crosbie then disturbed the contents of the house to make it appear as if a burglary had occurred.
  • And if a burglary had taken place in a village where Bhavai had been performed, members of the troupe would be arrested and interrogated.
  • The burglary had probably been arranged in the belief that the house was empty, Sir Horace having sent the servants away to his country house in Dellmere a week before. Cited from The Hampstead Mystery, by John R. Watson and Arthur J. Rees
  • The morning before he was due to depart for Dublin, however, he was awoken by a noise and, on investigating, found that a burglary had taken place.
  • A few days after my arrival, Mr. Munger came after me in great haste, bringing the information that a great and daring burglary had been committed the same night I left the city. Cited from Secret Band of Brothers, by Jonathan Harrington Green
  • Would you have the policeman on post insist on the fact that a burglary had been committed being established beyond peradventure before arresting the suspect, who in the meantime would undoubtedly escape? Cited from Courts and Criminals, by Arthur Train
  • It had been some weeks since any burglaries had been committed in the neighbourhood, and it was the general opinion that the miscreants had considered this field worked out and had transferred their labours to a better-paying place. Cited from The Stories of the Three Burglars, by Frank Richard Stockton
  • He had no doubt that the burglary had been a successful one, and he bitterly regretted his neglect to keep a watch down the lane, to see that he was not surprised by the men he had heard were coming. Cited from A Final Reckoning, by G. A. Henty
  • More than thirty days had elapsed since the robbery had been committed, the news of the burglary had been spread far and wide, and the information of the capture of the three robbers would be equally disseminated. Cited from The Burglar's Fate And The Detectives, by Allan Pinkerton
  • One day it was found that a burglary had apparently been committed at Woodstock, and that with a quantity of jewelry the priceless watch had vanished. Cited from Ireland Under Coercion (2nd ed.) (2 of 2) (1888), William Henry Hurlbert
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