He made an effort to stretch out the key
towards her as far as possible, and Mary again retreated.
As he ate it occurred to him that by dragging the table along the floor he could bring the key
within his reach, but when he essayed to do so, he found that the table had been securely bolted to the floor during the period of his unconsciousness, Again Gahan smiled and shrugged and resumed his eating.
Boxtel covered it with a slight coat of wax, and when he thus renewed the experiment, the obstacle which prevented the key
from being turned a second time left its impression on the wax.
Soon after sunrise, Magdalen suddenly heard the grating of the key
from outside in the lock of the door.
"Mean and shabby, eh?" returns the lawyer, rubbing his nose with the key
That night De Vac took the key
to a locksmith on the far side of London; one who could not possibly know him or recognize the key
as belonging to the palace.
But there was a discussion the other day among the Choir, whether Stony stood for Tony;' clinking one key
After that answer, my lady rose to go up-stairs, and ask for Miss Rachel's keys
. The Sergeant was before-hand with me in opening the door for her.
And putting the keys
into his pocket, he walked into the library.
"If I had made any difficulty about fetching the key
, there might have been some excuse, but I went the very moment she said she wanted it."
But nowhere in the whole boat could they find a key
to fit that lock.
And I pressed the key
, and pulled at the gate, and exerted myself.