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  • "First time I ever heard a hoss-thief called a gentleman," chuckled Matt.

    Across the Mesa

  • 'Tain't murder to kill a hoss-thief, any way you can fix it; everybody admits that.

    Ramona

  • That's a Bar-20 cayuse, an 'no hoss-thief ever worked for that ranch.

    Bar-20 Days

  • "You'll find out what we want of you, you damned hoss-thief!" he cried.

    Bar-20 Days

  • This is the first time I ever paid a hoss-thief in _silver_, or bought stolen goods, but everything has to have a beginning.

    Bar-20 Days

  • But there's that José who knows every foot of the dry-spot clean to the Ortez -- and he knows every hoss-thief in this sun-blasted country.

    The Ridin' Kid from Powder River

  • I ain't no killer or no hoss-thief lookin 'for a job.

    The Ridin' Kid from Powder River

  • One of The Spider's bunch, and a hoss-thief right!

    The Ridin' Kid from Powder River

  • No reg'lar hoss-thief would take that much trouble to advertise himself.

    Partners of Chance

  • She'll find out this hoss-thief in Fort Henry; but Lew, when we do get him we won't be much better off.

    The Last Trail

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