It had begun to grow dark, and I had shut the window (I had been lying, for the most part, with my head upon the sill, by turns crying, dozing, and looking listlessly out), when the key
was turned, and Miss Murdstone came in with some bread and meat, and milk.
I tried it, for, since I could not find the key
of the room or the key
of the outer door, which was the main object of my search, I must make further examination, or all my efforts would be in vain.
He hastened to the side-door with Ali, entered hurriedly, and by the servants' staircase, of which he had the key
, gained his bedroom without opening or disarranging a single curtain, without even the porter having the slightest suspicion that the house, which he supposed empty, contained its chief occupant.
Tulkinghorn takes a small key
from his pocket, unlocks a drawer in which there is another key
, which unlocks a chest in which there is another, and so comes to the cellar-key
, with which he prepares to descend to the regions of old wine.
He paused on the staircase, snatching the bunch of keys
from Baisemeaux, who thought this new madman was going to dash out his brains with one of them.
She saw him dropping his keys
and trying to grasp his stick, while he looked at her like an aged hyena, the muscles of his face getting distorted with the effort of his hand.
And what do you suppose this mysterious key
of your cabinet, desk, drawers, and whatever else you possess,' said he, rising and holding out his hand.
He picked up the bunch of keys
from the floor, and twirling them round in his fingers finally selected one, very bright and shining, which he tried in the lock of the purple despatch-case.
are at the farm; we wouldn't have the keys
They are often the keys
to intrigues, that are not always brass-headed, but which are none the less interesting.
Verily, like a thousand peals of children's laughter cometh Zarathustra into all sepulchres, laughing at those night-watchmen and grave-guardians, and whoever else rattleth with sinister keys
And she would have liked to take possession of their jewels and trinkets too; but the old Baronet had locked them away in his private cabinet; nor could she coax or wheedle him out of the keys
By the bye,' it comes into Jasper's mind to say, as he idly examines the keys
, 'I have been going to ask you, many a day, and have always forgotten.
You shall speak to the servants," she said, "with the keys
of my wardrobe in your hand.