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64 examples of dacoits in sentences

The horses snorted, and tried to get loose, and my chowkeydar, who had been asleep on his watch, thinking a band of dacoits were on us, began laying round him with his staff, shouting, Chor, Chor!

Tiger Stories The Bearer's Fate Through the Roof Earning the Reward A Burmese Monster The Palki and the Tiger An Assam Adventure A Thrilling Story A Cachar Tiger A Maharajah's Adventures PART I Dacoit Stories

Rushing back to the palki with the utmost speed and regardless of onlookers, she flung wide the door, screaming frantically, "Dacoits! dacoits!

Rushing back to the palki with the utmost speed and regardless of onlookers, she flung wide the door, screaming frantically, "Dacoits! dacoits!

Often had she heard tales of dacoits and their ruthless deeds.

If the dacoits overtake us, we will guard you.

Dacoits are following me!"

Dacoits were known and feared everywhere.

" The anxious listeners within felt sure these were the dacoits and longed for the arrival of the police.

" On hearing these words the poor pursued girl fell at the feet of her host, calling herself his daughter and addressing him as "father", and implored of him not to give her up to these awful dacoits.

Then the dacoits announced that the lady must be produced or they would force an entrance into the house.

Presently the door gave way and, with coarse oaths and triumphant threats, the dacoits entered.

The dacoits were all captured and confessed their guilt as to the murder of the palki-bearers and the probable death of the two durwans, who, they averred, had fought like tigers.

She had witnessed the fight between the durwans and dacoits and the flight and pursuit of her mistress.

The awful word dacoits stood out in her mind in letters of fire.

"Yes, dacoit I am," the scoundrel replied to the boy's revilings, "and if you will not be quiet, I will teach you how to."

The distraught mother, unconscious of the flight of time, thinking him the heartless dacoit returned to kill her boy, fell at his feet in an agony of supplication: "Spare my son.

The dacoit, more dead than alive from simple fear of the snake's fatal sting, yielded himself a prisoner, and it was subsequently discovered that the whole gang, of whom he was a member, were licensed hackney drivers.

Some were boatmen; all were dacoits.

The police took possession of the dinghi which on inspection proved to be a dacoit's nest well-equipped with instruments fitted for murder and robbery.

But none of this gang of river dacoits were captured.

Raghu Dacoit Madhub Babu, a Calcutta gentleman, owned much property in that city and was known far and wide on account of his great wealth.

At that time there flourished a notorious dacoit, Raghu, for whose capture Government had offered a handsome reward.

But like Robin Hood of old, Raghu Dacoit had caught popular fancy by his generosity to the poor.

On one of these occasions, the latest doings of Raghu Dacoit were being discussed.

Raghu Dacoit is a dangerous and clever man.

Climbing the nearest, some of the dacoits reached up a long and stout bamboo from it to the flat roof.

In a trice the dacoits had them down, unsheathed, and, oh, bitter blow!

While still smarting under the loss of his valuables, the Babu received another letter from Raghu Dacoit asking, "Had his visit given Madhub Babu pleasure?" Girl as Kali-Ma A large and well-to-do family lived happily in a country place in Bengal.

But later, she was awakened by the sound of drums and loud cries, which she recognised as the signal of the dacoits.

She had a swarthy complexion like Kali, the dacoits' divinity.

The dacoits found nothing below worth attention and trooped upstairs.

Long after the dacoits had gone the girl stood there.

The neighbours, who had heard the dacoits enter the house and seen them go away silent and empty-handed, came to learn the mystery and found her there.

The land way was barred by the dacoits.

Presently the cries of the dacoits showed that they had scented their quarry.

What is wrong?" The Magistrate told him of the dacoits and of his escape.

"Dacoits after you!" said the policeman and looked grave.

After a time there came the noise of the dacoits.

"Don't be shamming," returned the dacoits contemptuously, "thou knowest well whom we mean.

The dacoits bound him, searched the police office, and then proceeded to hunt the house.

The dacoits loudly abused the man.

The dacoits jumped from their dinghy and ran up the bank.

By sunrise they were all after the dacoits.

And after this, for a time, this part of the Dacca district enjoyed peace from dacoits.

Dacoits were about.

A Punjabee Dacoit

After some few minutes, the ladies, who were inclined to oppose him, yielded to the tearful advice of their more timid sisters, and one by one they began to unclasp necklaces and belts and hand them over to the dacoit together with bracelets, bangles and rings.

One day the old gentleman received a warning letter from a band of dacoits that the house would be visited by them that night.

She wished to return for her child; but it was growing dark and there was the danger of meeting the dacoits.

About twelve at night the dacoits arrived and broke into the house.

The other dacoits laughed and walked out of the room leaving their comrade with the child.

" The servant was arrested, and he confessed that he was one of the band of dacoits who had sent the warning letter and had broken into the house.

Two Chinese Dacoits In a large house in Calcutta there lived an Englishman, his wife and her sister.

Chandra Babu's hiding place was soon discovered by the dacoits (gang robbers), who dragged him out by the legs and demanded his keys on pain of instant death.

Seeing a rusty talwรกr (sword) flourished within an inch of his throat, the unhappy man at once produced them, whereon the dacoits opened his safe and took out several bags of rupees.

" Thereon the dacoits counted out cash to that amount and no more, which was placed in bags containing Rs. 1,000 each, ready for removal.

"So you are," replied Chandra Babu, after recovering from his intense surprise; "but why have you turned dacoit?"

" So saying he ordered the dacoits to extinguish their torches and follow him with the bags of money.

Chandra Babu's neighbours made no sign until the dacoits were well out of hearing, when they flocked in to unloose his bonds and offer hypocritical condolences.

After recording the complainant's statement, they endeavoured to secure additional evidence, but Chandra Babu was so cordially disliked, and the dacoits' vengeance so dreaded, that not a soul came forward to corroborate his story.

Criminal organizations exist in nearly all the native states, and the government is just now making a special effort to stamp out professional "dacoits," who are associated for the purpose of highway robbery, cattle stealing and violence and carry on marauding expeditions from their headquarters continuously.

The girl thought that they were dacoits and stayed still.

DACOITS, gangs of semi-savage Indian brigands and robbers, often 40 or 50 in a gang.