Thursday, January 4, 2018

"For a Really Clever Burglar You Must Go to the West End, and I Hear They Aren't So Good As They Were"

"The Gentle Art of Burgling: A Chat with a Suburban Policeman."
By Anonymous.
First appearance: To-Day, February 18, 1899.
Article (1 page).
Online at Hathi Trust (HERE).

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". . . a good burglar knows how to get the right side of a dog."
. . . and the left side as well, we presume. Here, from a hundred-and-twenty years ago, is some sage advice from a Victorian-era beat cop that's still useful today.

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