The guard lolled before the unbarred gate of the cage
which confined me.
In addition to this there hath been paid to a mason who hath made the holes wherein to place the gratings of the windows, and the floor of the chamber where the cage is, because that floor could not support this cage by reason of its weight, twenty-seven livres fourteen sols parisis.
I have been shivering in an iron cage for fourteen years.
Long before they reached the cage, they heard the roaring of a great lion and guessed that they had made a successful bag, so it was with shouts of joy that they approached the spot where they should find their captive.
After a few moments of terror, the blacks came closer to the cage, rage taking the place of fear--rage and curiosity.
Say nae mair, say nae mair," said Cluny, and pointed me to a bed of heather in a corner of the Cage.
What with the brandy and the venison, a strange heaviness had come over me; and I had scarce lain down upon the bed before I fell into a kind of trance, in which I continued almost the whole time of our stay in the Cage.
If he was crazy, he wouldn't know, and I wouldn't know his mind either, and I wouldn't be that one jump ahead of him, and he'd get me and mess the whole cage
up with my insides.
It was a divided cage
, and a monkey, poking through the bars and around the partition, had had its paw seized by a big gray wolf who was trying to pull it off by main strength.
The barber did not care to answer Sancho lest by his plain speaking he should disclose what the curate and he himself were trying so hard to conceal; and under the same apprehension the curate had asked the canon to ride on a little in advance, so that he might tell him the mystery of this man in the cage
, and other things that would amuse him.
Below him he could now see the top of Astok's cage
in the parallel shaft, and he reduced the speed of his to that of the other.
The copying-clerk, or, as the lady said, the brown field-bird, was put into a small cage
, close to the Canary, and not far from "my good Polly.