Such thieves as refused to work with him received short shrift.
It is one of a small cluster named by the Portuguese "Ladrones" or Thieves, on account of the notorious habits of their old inhabitants.
If we rightly hang thieves and behead robbers, why do we leave the greed of Rome unpunished ?
44); " I am the door of the sheep, all they that came before Me are thieves and robbers," (x.
Others again play the part of thieves in the ant society; C. Janet observed a small bristle-tail (Lepismima) to lurk beneath the heads of two Lasius workers, while one passed food to the other, in order to steal the drop of nourishment and to make off with it.