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Page 47 - The keen spirit Seizes the prompt occasion, makes the thought Start into instant action, and at once Plans and performs, resolves and executes ! PART II.
Page 830 - In the summer of the year mentioned a number of bold robberies had been committed ; and to the great annoyance of well-meaning citizens, very few arrests of the perpetrators had been made. The police force of that time, be it stated, was a kind of hap-hazard organization an dor the command of a City Marshal ; and I was about the only person known as a criminal detective.