Usage examples for cutthroats

  1. I had therefore every reason to fear the thieves of Muran- a very dangerous class of cutthroats determined murderers who enjoyed and abused a certain impunity, because they had some privileges granted to them by the Government on account of the services they rendered in the manufactories of looking- glasses and in the glassworks which are numerous on the island. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. " Nor," said the President de Mesmes, " so many cutthroats – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  3. " Let us leave this den of cutthroats said Gerlach, rising. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden