They took him to a room where other prisoners were waiting and here he stayed until court adjourned, when he had another long and bitterly cold ride in a patrol wagon to the county jail, which is on the north side of the city, and nine or ten miles from the stockyards.
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.
Why at least had they not left him alone--why, after they had shut him in jail, must they be ringing Christmas chimes in his ears!
It's the third turning on the left hand from the jail
doors--that's the way we must go.
The time has come now,” said the hunter, listening; “I hear the horns of the oxen rubbing agin’ the side of the jail.
Natty had just returned from executing this order, when the light of the keeper’s candle shone through the hole, and instantly his voice was heard in the jail exclaiming for his prisoners.
It was formerly the custom in our village, when a poor debtor came out of jail, for his acquaintances to salute him, looking through their fingers, which were crossed to represent the grating of a jail window, "How do ye do?
If they pay the tax from a mistaken interest in the individual taxed, to save his property, or prevent his going to jail, it is because they have not considered wisely how far they let their private feelings interfere with the public good.
The judge was quoted as expressing regret that he had been unable to impose a six months' sentence, this inability being due to the condition of the jails
, already crowded beyond capacity by the many eases of assault committed in the course of the various strikes.
They took him up to the little one-horse jail
in the village, and we all went along to tell him good-bye; and Tom was feeling elegant, and says to me, "We'll have a most noble good time and heaps of danger some dark night getting him out of there, Huck, and it'll be talked about everywheres and we will be celebrated;" but the old man busted that scheme up the minute he whispered to him about it.
Why should people remain in the jail whilst murder was going on at the Tol-Hek?
At midnight, people again knocked at the gate of the jail, or rather at the barricade which served in its stead: it was Cornelius van Baerle whom they were bringing.