Well," said the jailer, "are you more reasonable to-day?
The jailer saw by his tone he would be happy to die; and as every prisoner is worth ten sous a day to his jailer, he replied in a more subdued tone.
Ah," said the jailer, "do not always brood over what is impossible, or you will be mad in a fortnight.
cried the jailer, retreating and putting himself on the defensive; "you are certainly going mad.
The jailer went out, and returned in an instant with a corporal and four soldiers.
You'll get your privileges soon enough,' retorted the jailer,
At this point, the Dodger, with a show of being very particular with a view to proceedings to be had thereafter, desired the jailer to communicate 'the names of them two files as was on the bench.
He ought to have been, a many times,' replied the jailer.
inquired the jailer, nudging the silent Dodger with his elbow.
The rescue of the ladies, and their consequent interest in his prisoner, together with the informal manners that prevailed in the country, all united to prevent any surprise on the part of the jailer, at their request for admission to Bumppo.
Some visitors that you’ll be glad to see,” returned the jailer.
Pump,” said the jailer, “I shall put a stopper, as you call it, on your legs, and tie you down to your bed.
I must shut up for the night at nine,” said the jailer, “and it’s now forty-two minutes past eight.
And the jailer
did what he said, quitted the prisoner, and closed the door, leaving the king more astounded, more wretched, more isolated than ever.
Trust me, good jailer
, you shall briefly have peace in your house; and, I promise you, Mistress Prynne shall hereafter be more amenable to just authority than you may have found her heretofore.