"My lord," said the guard, "I have simply mentioned the prophecy I heard from a man named Coysel, who believes that, be he ever so closely watched and guarded, the Duke of Beaufort will escape before Whitsuntide."
"So, my friend, it's your opinion that Monsieur de Beaufort will escape?"
I was ever on the look-out for means of escape; and, find- ing no direct means, I determined to try to hire my time, with a view of getting money with which to make my escape.
I suppose he thought I was never better satisfied with my condition than at the very time during which I was planning my escape. The second week passed, and again I carried him my full wages; and so well pleased was he, that he gave me twenty- five cents, (quite a large sum for a slaveholder to give a slave,) and bade me to make a good use of it.
Possibly in a land of misrule like Thessaly he may be welcomed at first, and the unseemly narrative of his escape will be regarded by the inhabitants as an amusing tale.
Whether such an incident ever really occurred as the visit of Crito and the proposal of escape is uncertain: Plato could easily have invented far more than that (Phaedr.); and in the selection of Crito, the aged friend, as the fittest person to make the proposal to Socrates, we seem to recognize the hand of the artist.
If we attempt to escape through the doors of the palace we shall surely be captured.
As good as new" answered Jack, Joyfully, "and quite ready to assist you all to escape."
"Ghak," I said, "we are determined to escape
from this bondage.
The second reason was based upon the fact that only one direction of escape
was safely open to him.
," said the grey creature in the corner.
Just then I was absorbed in them only as a medium of escape
, and so, as my gaze ran quickly, time and again, over their vast expanse in search of some cranny or crevice, I came suddenly to loathe them as the prisoner must loathe the cruel and impregnable walls of his dungeon.
Always was she alert for an opportunity to escape
; but Ghek was always close by her side.
Our way lay across high mountains infested with frightful serpents, but we had the good luck to escape
them and came at last to the seashore.
I knew that none other could be responsible for this report which had reached the ears of Lorquas Ptomel so quickly, and now I recalled those portions of our conversation which had touched upon escape
and upon my origin.