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Criminals with the same mean preconviction income as larcenists and thieves ($10,312) can expect a reduction of $4705 (or 46 percent), while those with the same mean preconviction income as embezzlers and defrauders ($20,992) face a reduction of $13,451 (or 64 percent).
Big mistake, for while his fellow larcenists assure him nobody will get hurt, it's not long before the bodies start piling up.
In the end, this does make one wonder whether Israel is after all only a nation of larcenists and thugs.
That rhetorical question turns tit-for-tat practitioners into larcenists.
Those have also suffered by the predatory fingers of petty larcenists, who have torn out plates of famous race-horses; but, on the whole, as was remarked just now, these mischievous depredations have been few in number, and the great majority of those who habitually frequent the Melbourne Public Library feel that they possess a proprietary interest in the institution, and that they are under an obligation to protect the contents from spoilation or injury accordingly.
publishing periodic lists of `active rapists,' `active larcenists,' or other `known criminals.
The corresponding number for released robbers and auto thieves is less than one in three; for burglars and larcenists, it is slightly less than one in two.