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  • The grass-plot before the jail, in Prison Lane, on a certain summer morning, not less than two centuries ago, was occupied by a pretty large number of the inhabitants of Boston, all with their eyes intently fastened on the iron-clamped oaken door.

    The Scarlet Letter

  • "In his right hand he grasped an iron-clamped mace."

    The Frogs

  • He kept all these papers in a huge iron-clamped chest, and he instructed

    Famous Affinities of History — Complete

  • _In his right hand he grasped an iron-clamped mace_.

    The Frogs

  • When they at last reached Andover Court, and his Grace assisted her to alight her legs would barely carry her up the steps to the great iron-clamped door.

    The Black Moth: A Romance of the XVIII Century

  • He turned and strode along the room, his heavy, iron-clamped boots ringing on the paved floor.

    Dope

  • With the same hard demeanour, she was led back to prison, and vanished from the public gaze within its iron-clamped portal.

    III. The Recognition

  • THE GRASS-PLOT before the jail, in Prison Lane, on a certain summer morning, not less than two centuries ago, was occupied by a pretty large number of the inhabitants of Boston, all with their eyes intently fastened on the iron-clamped oaken door.

    II. The Market-Place

  • Along the walls stood chairs with lyre-shaped backs, bought by the late general on his campaign in Poland; in one corner was a little bedstead under a muslin canopy beside an iron-clamped chest with a convex lid.

    Chapter VIII

  • A single narrow iron-clamped door formed the only means of entrance.

    The Sign of Four

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