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  • They also knew how much the hotels cost in the area and knew everything was booked, and they got us for like a hundred dollars for a prison-cell–type hotel room.

    Rumble Road

  • It would grossly irresponsible of us to see only the good in our hearts, ignoring the siren call of sin so that we might pretend innocence like those waiting outside Hester's prison-cell.

    A rose kept alive in history

  • But now, it had been Chanlouineau who, in his prison-cell, cried that he died for love of her.

    The Honor of the Name

  • It seemed to her that the doors were about to open, that this man who had loved her so much would appear before her, and that she would hear his voice as she heard it for the last time in his grim prison-cell.

    The Honor of the Name

  • As this last name darted through her mind, the scene in the prison-cell rose suddenly and vividly before her.

    The Honor of the Name

  • I dozed while reading it; and immediately I was present in the prison-cell of the fratricide.

    The Opium Habit

  • Was it a crime to breathe for an instant the balmy air of love through the gratings of this prison-cell, the doors of which she had just locked with her own hand?

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Even for one in the solitude of a prison-cell, when acts of charity become impossible, the duty of labor is not taken away.

    The Elements of Character

  • The Saracen was seized and hurried away to a prison-cell, where he slew himself.

    The Book of Missionary Heroes

  • And, lest there should be any doubt about this interview, it is added that many loyalists, both before and after, penetrated into the gloom of her prison-cell, and all but one contrived to evade being detected.

    Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton

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