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No sound broke the stillness of the subterranean vault.
Decidedly," said Monk, "he wishes to have me alone in this vault.
The vaults which hid the eggs until they were ready for the incubator were located many miles south of the incubator, and would be visited yearly by the council of twenty chieftains.
Immediately a volley of musketry flamed, thundered, roared in the cavern, bringing down enormous fragments from the vaults.
The Villefort vault formed a square of white stones, about twenty feet high; an interior partition separated the two families, and each apartment had its entrance door.
They drove out of the vault into a clear space and stopped before an immensely long but low-built house which seemed to ramble round a stone court.
John Durbeyfield, too, hev had a daughter married this week to a gentleman-farmer; not from John's own house, you know; they was married elsewhere; the gentleman being of that high standing that John's own folk was not considered well-be-doing enough to have any part in it, the bridegroom seeming not to know how't have been discovered that John is a old and ancient nobleman himself by blood, with family skillentons in their own vaults to this day, but done out of his property in the time o' the Romans.
A small picture presented the interior of an immensely long and rectangular vault or tunnel, with low walls, smooth, white, and without interruption or device.
Beyond him again, Duncan could look into the vault opposite, which was filled with savages, upturning and rifling the humble furniture of the scout.
We inquired if there was anything to be seen below the basement-- and we were at once informed that there were vaults beneath, which we were at perfect liberty to visit.
There did I guard his coffins: full stood the musty vaults of those trophies of victory.
There they lay in their triangular oaken vaults, each mariner a chiselled muteness; a score of lamps flashing upon his hooded eyes.