housebreaker, mugger, buccaneer, rover, cat burglar, freebooter, crook, burglar, Barbary Pirate, pirate, bandit, robber, thief, pickpocket.
I am seized with a passion for the miseries of retreat from Moscow, for the excitements of the Red Corsair,
or for a smuggler's life.
But the Corsair
was not a cousin,- nor as yet an acknowledged lover.
Emotionally we have lost touch with him as we have with Byron's Corsair.