Usage examples for felonious

  1. He was under Sir Austin's interdict not to banter him, and eased his acrid humours inspired by the sight of a felonious young rick- burner turning saint, by grave affectations of sympathy and extreme accuracy in marking the not widely- distant dates of his various changes. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. The Law calls it larceny where there is felonious and fraudulent taking and carrying away the mere personal goods of another, so long as it be neither from his person nor out of his house. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  3. There would be no temptation then to turn a bare- faced burglary, coupled with felonious assault, into a romantic mystery, as this man's counsel, my friend, Mason, judging from the line he took to- day, will try to do. – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives