There was no advantage in locking ourselves up anywhere upstairs where the original doors and locks
were much lighter.
It was some time however before she could unfasten the door, the same difficulty occurring in the management of this inner lock as of the outer; but at length it did open; and not vain, as hitherto, was her search; her quick eyes directly fell on a roll of paper pushed back into the further part of the cavity, apparently for concealment, and her feelings at that moment were indescribable.
The very curtains of her bed seemed at one moment in motion, and at another the lock of her door was agitated, as if by the attempt of somebody to enter.
Ten minutes after, he saw her leave the room again, and lock it twice.
Boxtel, who saw all this whilst hiding himself on the landing-place of the staircase above, descended step by step from his story as Rosa descended from hers; so that, when she touched with her light foot the lowest step of the staircase, Boxtel touched with a still lighter hand the lock of Rosa's chamber.
Don't forget to lock
the other door there, in the dressing-room.
Some must guard the watch, some the fan, "And thou Crispissa, tend her fav'rite lock
," he says.
I heard him open his door, and bang it to, and lock
The doctor and the debtor ran down-stairs, leaving the turnkey to return to the lock
, and made for the debtor's room.
Sikes made no reply; but, pulling open the door, of which Fagin had turned the lock
, dashed into the silent streets.
I am the Deputy Lock
, on job, and this is the Lock
Alone, except for a certain respectable and orderly young man, an artist in the daguerreotype line, who, for about three months back, had been a lodger in a remote gable,--quite a house by itself, indeed,--with locks
, bolts, and oaken bars on all the intervening doors.
He had also a lot of hair which tumbled over his forehead in heavy locks
and made his thin face seem smaller.
Take them all back to prison and put double locks
on the door.
THE Warden of a Penitentiary was one day putting locks
on the doors of all the cells when a mechanic said to him: