A Gift For Guile

Author: Alissa Johnson
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 1492620548
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Losing none of her witty dialogue or clever plotting, she pulls readers this way and that as the story swiftly turns from suspense to romance and back again."-RT Book Reviews on A Talent for Trickery

Die Legenden Von Attolia 1

Author: Megan Whalen Turner
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641107784
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Der junge Dieb Gen ist ein Meister seines Fachs. Doch auch der beste Dieb kann einmal Pech haben, und so wird Gen eines Tages von den Schergen des Königs gefasst und in den Kerker gesperrt.

Die B Cherdiebin

Author: Markus Zusak
Publisher: cbj Verlag
ISBN: 3894804270
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Denn selbst der Tod hat ein Herz. „Die Bücherdiebin“ ist eine Liebesgeschichte, eine Hommage an Bücher und Worte und eine Erinnerung an die Macht der Sprache, die im Roman von Markus Zusak viele Facetten zeigt: den lakonisch ...

The Citisights Guide To London

Author: Kevin Flude
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595181473
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The theatre was enlarged to its present size in 1775, which caused the
demolition of the by now infamous Rose next door, but in 1809 it burned down for
the second time. The manager was the ... Sheridan was ruined by the fire, but the
theatre was rebuilt, and the present building saw its first performance in October
1812. ... He established a group of reliable thief-takers who came to be known as
the Bow Street Runners, and who were the inspiration for a London-wide police
force.

A Guide To Ripon And Fountains Abbey Abridged From Mr Walbran S Guide

Author: John Richard WALBRAN
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... and William Unahait, and Richard the Thief-taker, and Hugh son of Baltic, and
Robert of Herleshow, and Wailid of Studlcy, and Richard his brother, and liulchil
the Baiiifi. The history of the Abbey is minutely related in the “ Monasticon,” from
the narrative of Hugh, a monk of Kirkstall; written between the years 1225 and
1247, at the request of John, Abbot of Fountains, from the dictation of the
venerable monk, Serlo, who was present at the departure of the brotherhood from
St. Mary's, ...

How To Live In London Or The Metropolitan Microscope And Stranger S Guide

Author: Two citizens of the world
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sociating with thieves, and receivers, that stolen property could not be recovered
if such a connexion were not kept up, the meaning of which is, that if the hostility
which must exist between an honest officer and a rogue be acted upon, all
chance of participation is at an end, the officer must lose his perquisite of hush-
money and blind swag (i.e. cash for not seeing delinquents), and the thief and
receiver must run a thousand hazards, which at present, from this unnatural
compact, they ...

How To Live In London Or The Metropolitan Microscope And Stranger S Guide By Two Citizens Of The World

Author: London
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sociating with thieves, and receivers, that stolen property could not be recovered
if such a connexion were not kept up, the meaning of - which is, that if the hostility
which must exist between an honest officer and a rogue be acted upon, all
chance of participation is at an end, the ofiicer must lose his perquisite of hush-
money and blind swag (i.e. cash for not seeing delinquents), and the thief and
receiver must run-a thousand hazards, which at present, from this unnatural
compact, they ...

Study Guide

Author: Larry Siegel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285073754
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Larry Siegel, John Worrall. Early in the eighteenth century, paid private police
called thief takers patrolled the streets. The Metropolitan Police Act established
the first organized police force in London. 2. Recount the development of the
police in colonial ... Identify the main events in policing between 1960 and the
present. [LO4] Police professionalism was interpreted to mean tough, rule-
oriented police work featuring advanced technology and hardware. However, the
view that these ...

The Cambridge Paperback Guide To Literature In English

Author: Ian Ousby
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521436274
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The third volume of Fielding's Miscellanies (1743) presented THE Lifs OF
JONATHAN WILD THE GREAT, a finely ironic fable inspired by the famous
contemporary thief and thief-taker, pretending to equate goodness with greatness
. The Miscellanies also contained A Journey from this ... Ambitious in scope and
scrupulous in design, it presents a refreshingly un-idealized hero and a narrator
who is virtually a character in his own right. His last novel, AMELIA (1751), is less
exuberant, ...

The Cambridge Guide To Literature In English

Author: Dominic Head
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521831792
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The third volume of his Miscellanies (1743) comprised The Life of Jonathan Wild
the Great, a finely ironic fable which took as its basis the famous contemporary
thief and thief-taker, pretending to equate goodness with greatness. Miscellanies
also contained A Journey from this World to the ... Ambitious in scope and
scrupulous in design, it presents a refreshingly unidealized hero and a narrator
who is virtually a character in his own right. Less exuberant is his last novel,
Amelia (1751), ...