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.
In the grandest scale he is called a financier; in the meanest, a pickpocket.
Do you feel like a dark combination of traitor and pickpocket when you think of that girl?'
"Crowd chasing a pickpocket, I imagine," said Trencher indifferently.
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.
"Say, boss, they've caught the pickpocket—if that's what he was," he cried out excitedly.
The pickpocket gave a hiccough and a cry of alarm that was very much like a whine.
His fingers trembled as if they were a pickpocket's near a purse of gold.
I mean to be as perfect a pickpocket, as good as ever nipped the judge's bung while he was condemning him.