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  • Left alone in the turret-room, Edgar Caswall carefully locked the door and hung a handkerchief over the keyhole.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • He locked himself again in the turret-room, and laid the opened chest on a table, and in the darkness began to unpack it, laying out the contents, which were mainly of metal and glass — great pieces in strange forms — on another table.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • He unlocked his door, and, taking the chest on his shoulder, carried it up to the turret-room, the door of which also he unlocked.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • The result of the long strain was seen later in the afternoon, when he sat locked within the turret-room before the still baffling trunk, distrait, listless and yet agitated, sunk in a settled gloom.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • After sitting opposite to it for some time, and the shades of evening beginning to melt into darkness, he gave up the task and went to his bedroom, after locking the door of the turret-room behind him and taking away the key.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • So together they entered, and found their way to the turret-room.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • He spent the rest of the day in the turret-room, which he did not leave all day.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • In sheer helpless inability to think the problem out satisfactorily, he called up a servant and told him to tell Oolanga that he wanted to see him at once in the turret-room.

    The Lair of the White Worm

  • While every turret-room was all ablaze with light.

    Rowena & Harold A Romance in Rhyme of an Olden Time, of Hastyngs and Normanhurst

  • Nothing checked him till he reached the entrance, where he flung the reins to a servant and dashed into the turret-room where the Duke sat writing.

    Doom Castle

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