Then they led him to a room and told him to strip for a bath; after which he had to walk down a long gallery, past the grated cell
doors of the inmates of the jail.
But acknowledging his guest to be such a ``good fellow'' as has seldom graced his board, the holy man at length produces the best his cell
In fact, I was already obliged to increase my respirations to eke out of this cell
the little oxygen it contained, when suddenly I was refreshed by a current of pure air, and perfumed with saline emanations.
In the centre of the cell
, in a circle traced with a fragment of plaster detached from the wall, sat a man whose tattered garments scarcely covered him.
Soon the golden light gleamed faintly through the cell
, and she heard little voices calling for help, and high up among the heavy cobwebs hung poor little flies struggling to free themselves, while their cruel enemies sat in their nets, watching their pain.
How in that ruin she blocked out a Royal Cell
of sound wax, but disguised by rubbish till it looked like a kopje among deserted kopjes.
It was some relief, however, that they were to return to the rooms in common use, by passing through a few of less importance, looking into the court, which, with occasional passages, not wholly unintricate, connected the different sides; and she was further soothed in her progress by being told that she was treading what had once been a cloister, having traces of cells
pointed out, and observing several doors that were neither opened nor explained to her -- by finding herself successively in a billiard-room, and in the general's private apartment, without comprehending their connection, or being able to turn aright when she left them; and lastly, by passing through a dark little room, owning Henry's authority, and strewed with his litter of books, guns, and greatcoats.
Five feet above me was the top of a partition wall separating our cell
from the next.
Having thus satisfactorily arranged this important duty for Helium, I started the following day for the Valley Dor that I might remain close to the Temple of the Sun until the fateful day that should see the opening of the prison cell
where my lost love lay buried.
They showed us the noisome cell
where the celebrated "Iron Mask"--that ill-starred brother of a hardhearted king of France--was confined for a season before he was sent to hide the strange mystery of his life from the curious in the dungeons of Ste.
He had just retired, after the office, to his canon's cell
in the cloister of Notre-Dame.
When the young king, stupefied and crushed in every sense and feeling, found himself led to a cell
in the Bastile, he fancied death itself is but a sleep; that it, too, has its dreams as well; that the bed had broken through the flooring of his room at Vaux; that death had resulted from the occurrence; and that, still carrying out his dream, the king, Louis XIV.