My state of mind regarding the pilfering
from which I had been so unexpectedly exonerated, did not impel me to frank disclosure; but I hope it had some dregs of good at the bottom of it.
The loss of the crown jewels or the Great Seal of England could have brought no greater consternation to a British king than did the pilfering
of the sacred knife bring to La, the Oparian, Queen and High Priestess of the degraded remnants of the oldest civilization upon earth.
The Dodger had a vicious propensity, too, of pulling the caps from the heads of small boys and tossing them down areas; while Charley Bates exhibited some very loose notions concerning the rights of property, by pilfering
divers apples and onions from the stalls at the kennel sides, and thrusting them into pockets which were so surprisingly capacious, that they seemed to undermine his whole suit of clothes in every direction.
It would almost seem that, according to their peculiar code of morals, the pilfering
of a hatchet or a wrought nail from a European, is looked upon as a praiseworthy action.
Nor, though placed amongst a ruthless crew and every hour passed by ruthless hands, and through the livelong nights shrouded with thick darkness which might cover any pilfering
approach, nevertheless every sunrise found the doubloon where the sunset left it last.
Captain Bonneville and his men, however, were by no means disposed to renew their confiding intimacy with these crafty savages, and above all, took care to avoid their pilfering
As they glided slowly on, keeping under the shore and sneaking in and out among the shipping by back-alleys of water, in a pilfering
way that seemed to be their boatman's normal manner of progression, all the objects among which they crept were so huge in contrast with their wretched boat, as to threaten to crush it.
MULTAN -- :Multan Electric Power Company caught 6504 people for pilfering
electricity for air-conditioners in the region.
Brown said: "It was before the magic thing took off, but it was the joy of the misdirection, and the fun of pilfering
and not being seen.
New meters were also installed at some houses in order to stop electric pilfering
in the areas.-
The police on Sunday told further that on report from the concerned Gepco officials, the Hajipura police registered cases against Baber Hussain, Nasir Javed, Muhammad Zahid, Imran and Javed Iqbal, all from different localities, for power pilfering
by reversing the electricity meters.
Mr Kwabena Ohemeng-Tinyase, Member of Parliament (MP) for KadeConstituency, has indicated that inadequate medicines at Community-Based Health Planning Services (CHPS) compounds is a result of pilfering
from the top.