Stolen features a pickpocket with a cleavage to kill for who gets caught and has to return a wallet.
We learned that he had been for several years a pickpocket, residing in a low lodging-house at 1s.
His fingers trembled as if they were a pickpocket's near a purse of gold.
Do you feel like a dark combination of traitor and pickpocket when you think of that girl?'
"I am no pickpocket," exclaimed the thief, as soon as he saw the officer had him.
It seemed to me, sometimes, as if everybody I saw in the streets resembled a pickpocket that I had to be on the lookout for.
In the grandest scale he is called a financier; in the meanest, a pickpocket.
The pickpocket gave a hiccough and a cry of alarm that was very much like a whine.
"Crowd chasing a pickpocket, I imagine," said Trencher indifferently.
I mean to be as perfect a pickpocket, as good as ever nipped the judge's bung while he was condemning him.