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rob·bers

harpaxophobia.
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She must have been fed on nut-kernels," said the old female robber, who had a long, scrubby beard, and bushy eyebrows that hung down over her eyes.
"She shall play with me," said the little robber child.
The coast once clear, our travellers soon sat down and dispatched what the robbers had left, with as much eagerness as if they had not expected to eat again for a month.
what!'' exclaimed all the robbers at once; ``darest thou trifle with us, that thou tellest such improbable lies?''
In and out of the hive long black robber bees smeared with honey fly timidly and shiftily.
"He is a bloody robber," said the trader, curtly, "and I wish I saw him kicking at the end of a halter."
"Lookyhere, Huck, being rich ain't going to keep me back from turning robber."
I found myself in a country that was quite new to me, and dared not return to the main road lest I should again fall into the hands of the robbers. Luckily my wound was only a slight one, and after binding it up as well as I could, I walked on for the rest of the day, till I reached a cave at the foot of a mountain, where I passed the night in peace, making my supper off some fruits I had gathered on the way.
The sport to him, was in waylaying the successful robbers and taking their spoils from them.
'Stop, you white-livered hound!' cried the robber, shouting after Toby Crackit, who, making the best use of his long legs, was already ahead.
"Your Honour," said the Robber, "I could do no otherwise than take the money, for Allah made me that way."
"On the contrary," broke in Ralph, "I hope we may put our hands on the robber. Skilful detectives have been sent to all the principal ports of America and the Continent, and he'll be a clever fellow if he slips through their fingers."