Sentence Examples


  • There is hardly in Robinson Crusoe a scene equal, and there is consequently not in English literature a scene superior, to that where the youthful pickpocket first exercises his trade, and then for a time loses his ill-gotten gains.
  • The medicine is so simple in application and so easily available that it is served out almost automatically and indifferently, to every law-breaker; the pickpocket and the burglar are locked up next door to the clergyman at variance with his bishop; the weak-kneed and self-indulgent drunkard rubs shoulders with the political zealot who has endangered the peace of nations.
  • A professional pickpocket walked along with some of these pilgrims.
  • Beware pickpockets in busy tourist areas and take extra care if taking part in any water sports activities.
  • In crowded areas make sure all bags are zipped and keep your hands in your pockets to avoid pickpockets.

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