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- Monaghan felt irresolute, but after extorting from Uncle Joe a promise never to purloin any of the hay again, he let him rise. - "Roughing it in the Bush", Susanna Moodie.
- All inquiries proved fruitless, it was supposed the great value of the dog had tempted some one to purloin him, and in great trouble his master wrote home his lamentations. - "Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals", R. Lee.
- And purloin a candle from the lamp cupboard. - "The School by the Sea", Angela Brazil.