Sentence Examples with the word burglar

Oh! most contemptible and worthy of all scorn; with slouched hat and guilty eye, skulking from his God; prowling among the shipping like a vile burglar hastening to cross the seas.

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.

Then she got a phone call from some Boston cop saying some apparently blind burglar thought her apartment was a rich gal's pad and trashed it.

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But one night, under cover of darkness, and further concealed in a most cunning disguisement, a desperate burglar slid into his happy home, and robbed them all of everything.

As long as the burglar wasn't our stalker, I didn't give a flip.

And darker yet to tell, the blacksmith himself did ignorantly conduct this burglar into his family's heart.