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Robbery

A crime in which one takes the property of another by force or threat of force. Robbery generally requires the victim to be put in a state of fear when the crime occurs. The element of force distinguishes robbery from theft. Robbery is considered a serious crime; under Islamic law, for example, highway robbery historically has been punishable by death or amputation of limbs.
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Well, Rob the Stroller, with a little attention to your skin and clothes you would not be so bad a man," said the Sheriff.
At this point the herald nudged Rob and half inclined his head toward the Sheriff's daughter, who sat with a thin smile upon her lips.
My thanks to you, Rob in the Hood," replied she with a roguish twinkle in her eye; and she placed the gleaming arrow in her hair, while the people shouted, "The Queen
But Rob had already turned swiftly, lost himself in the throng, and headed straight for the town gate.
And Rob recognized him as the man with the green blinder; only this was now removed, and his freed eye gleamed as stoutly as the other one.
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THERE can be no justification for Rob being compelled to leave his adapted family home of 24 years to face a daily struggle in appalling conditions.
Rob said yesterday: "Most people use a joystick to control it, but I can't.
Is Rob saying that Taliban suicide bombers do not believe in the existence of God?
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Rob has been involved with IREM since 1980 and is a past President of the IREM West-Central Maryland Chapter No.
Rob had come in search of a gimmicky instrument to replace his worn-out wheezy concertina, and was pondering bagpipes, when he saw the answer to his dreams before him.