Thieves. (See above.)
“Bolingbroke. `Go, some of you, convey him to the Tower.'”
`O, good! “Convey.” Conveyers are ye all, That rise thus nimbly by a true king's fall.'
Shakespeare: Richard II., iv. 4.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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