I'm just checking on David Dean, latest mob burglary victim.
Winston would have my job if I blew his mob case on unfounded speculation and if I went public in any way, the news is sure to get out.
If it was the mob, how had they gotten there first?
Plato, while admiring Pericles' intellect, accuses him of pandering to the mob; Aristotle in his Politics and especially in the Constitution of Athens, which is valuable in that it gives the dates of Pericles' enactments as derived from an official document, accepts the same view.
It ought to be remembered that the mob of Brescia had massacred invalid Austrian soldiers in the hospital, a provocation which always leads to reprisals.
On the other hand, the more conservative section of the Poles regarded Kollontaj as "a second Robespierre," and he is even suspected of complicity in the outrages of the 17th and, 8th of June 1794, when the Warsaw mob massacred the political prisoners.
In a certain sense he knew better; at any rate, he often repeats the words of those who knew better; but the general impression given by his story is that the plebeians were a low mob and their leaders factious and interested ringleaders of a mob.
Images of Caligula were set up in the synagogues, an edict deprived the Jews of their rights as citizens, and finally the governor authorized the mob to sack the Jewish quarter, as if it had been a conquered city (38).
Losing, in his violent excitement, his stammer, he inflamed the passions of the mob by his burning words and his call "To arms!"
His vehement missionary addresses were met by mob violence, but he persevered with undaunted zeal.
He was killed by a mob in a jail at Carthage, Illinois, on the 27th of June 1844.
He had constant encounters with the mob, but his tact and courage never failed.
His rule was always to look a mob in the face.
All of this means examples of atrocities by the government or by the mob are increasingly likely to be documented and publicized.
There is no stopping to read the riot act, no firing over the heads of the mob, in this case.
"This is a mob of scoundrels and not an army," he was thinking as he went up to the window of the first house, when a familiar voice called him by name.
Barbara Ivanovna told me the mob near killed her because she said something in French.
You'd better listen to what people are saying, said some of the mob pointing to the tall youth.
More than ten thousand people were still in Moscow on the first and second of September, and except for a mob in the governor's courtyard, assembled there at his bidding, nothing happened.
"Here is that mob, the dregs of the people," he thought as he gazed at the crowd: "this rabble they have roused by their folly!
And for a long time, despite the feverish haste with which the mob tried to end the work that had been begun, those who were hitting, throttling, and tearing at Vereshchagin were unable to kill him, for the crowd pressed from all sides, swaying as one mass with them in the center and rendering it impossible for them either to kill him or let him go.
Aren't they afraid of sinning?... said the same mob now, looking with pained distress at the dead body with its long, thin, half-severed neck and its livid face stained with blood and dust.
When they reached the Myasnitski Street and could no longer hear the shouts of the mob, the count began to repent.
"The mob is terrible--disgusting," he said to himself in French.
I could not let him go unpunished and so I have killed two birds with one stone: to appease the mob I gave them a victim and at the same time punished a miscreant.