96 examples of filched in sentences

On the sixth day she paid out her last fifty cents for room-rent, and, without breakfast, filched her lunch from a half-eaten order of codfish balls returned to the kitchen.

Loveby is benefited to the tune of two hundred and fifty pounds, which are filched from the study of old Lord Nonsuch, who complains in much the same way as Sir Cautious.

I am still wondering whether that topless bowl was really his own or whether he may not have filched it from some convenient dispense-khana.

If it were what it was in its primitive shape, and what it ought to have remained, a fair honest fishing town, and no more, it were somethingwith a few straggling fishermen's huts scattered about, artless as its cliffs, and with their materials filched from them, it were something.

Later it came to me to think that she was Spring, and had filched a crown from Autumn.

I used then to creep in and take all the best bits, and when my two masters returned they began to reproach each other with having filched the choicest pieces.

All thought of fear or deference was gone, she had nothing left but scorn for these two despicable creatures, the fat harpy and her crapulent consort who had battened so long upon her misery, who had held her in bondage to the most menial tasks of their wretched restaurant while they filched and hoarded the money paid them for giving her the care and the advantages that were her due.

Considering the furies of the times, I could better endure to see those young can-quaffing hucksters shoot off their pellets, so they would keep them from these English Flores poetarum; but now the world is come to that pass, that there starts up every day an old goose that sits hatching up those eggs which have been filched from the nest of crows and kestrels.

"No," says Jack, savagely, "and our money is not all that we have lost, for some villain has filched our nag's harness, and I warrant you know who he is.

"You have filched a couple of spoons, Moll?"

The telegraph operators all over the world send "Morse" when they tick off the dots and dashes of the alphabet, and happily I can prove that this is not an honor filched from another.

For in what city, when taken by storm, did Hannibal even behave with such ferocity as Antonius did in Parma, which he filched by surprise?

A second sonnet, enclosed in a letter to Vasari, runs as follows: The fables of the world have filched away The time I had for thinking upon God; His grace lies buried 'neath oblivion's sod, Whence springs an evil crop of sins alway.

The next morning it was whispered from room to room that the second card had been filched from Miss Sterling's box of roses.

"Bring me my pistol, the one that the Indian filched from me while I slept," said Garay.

The Fox, meanwhile, watched his chance and, when the Lion wasn't looking, filched away the brains to reward him for his trouble.

The Arabian Nights Entertainments were sternly refused her; so she read them by stealth; and from that day there was always a collection of books, borrowed from friends, or filched from the upper shelf in the library, beneath her mattress.

She saw now how millions of women were being fed into the machine of industry, and that thus the home was passing, youth was filched of its glory, and the race was endangered.

The fables of the world have filched away The time I had for thinking upon God; His grace lies buried deep 'neath oblivion's sod, Whence springs an evil-crop of sins alway.

[Footnote 11: The German Navy Law in its preamble might have filched this from the British Navy League catechism.

It may well be supposed that my heart is with him, him who hath my daughter, rather than with King Philip, though I have married his sister; for he hath filched from me the hand of the young Duke of Brabant, who should have wedded my daughter Isabel, and hath kept him for a daughter of his own.

"This one," said she, "was filched from me; yet there is not a child so well cut out as he to avenge his father's death.

the title of adelantado (governor) of Florida; he had pledged himself, in return, to conquer for Spain this territory impudently filched from the jurisdiction which His Catholic Majesty claimed over the whole of America.

The money which he had filched from her, Fate and a murderous hand had quickly taken back from him, crushing beneath those chalk boulders his many desires, his vast ambitions, a worthless life and incomparable greed.

Two young ragamuffins crawled among the legs of the crowd up to her basket and filched pies and cake beneath her very nose.

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