In the Asiatic Cusha-Dwip they supported themselves by violence and rapine.
Night is, in fact, their true time for rapine and desperate deeds.
Falcons (from falx, a reaping-hook) are marvellously organised for rapine, and realise the ideal of a bird of prey.
The Pirate-Colonel replied, in a courageous voice, "By rapine!"
Her shipping may be bottled up, but she needs to stand in no fear of invading hosts and of rapine by armies from across the ocean.
What a setting of blood and lust and flame and rapine for such a hero!
To the man of war and rapine, trained in cruelty and injustice, the woman was the one thing that spoke of the joy of yielding.
He was the worthy son of a family of scoundrels, and lived by theft and rapine.
One of them, who had been concerned in some act of violence or rapine, had given information against his companions.
But, say you, those who have got riches by rapine, are still in possession of them.