"The blessed thing goes up if you only LOOK overboard," he remarked, and assailed the locker. He found among other items several tins of liquid cocoa containing explicit directions for opening that he followed with minute care.
He tumbled off the seat, opened the locker, and had the portfolio open before him on the folding-table.
I will presently find means to smuggle you out of here into the sail locker, which communicates with the lobby.
We were in the sail locker, scrambling on our knees over the sails.
I wondered what my double there in the sail locker thought of this commotion.
"Don't press me, Launce." She dropped on the locker
. "See!" she said.
There were some hooks in the beams of the ceiling, the use of which I did not divine then; and some lockers and boxes and conveniences of that sort, which served for seats and eked out the chairs.
Little Em'ly had overcome her shyness, and was sitting by my side upon the lowest and least of the lockers, which was just large enough for us two, and just fitted into the chimney corner.
"Now I'll learn you something Long Jack can't," shouted Tom Platt, as from a locker by the stern he produced a battered deep-sea lead hollowed at one end, smeared the hollow from a saucer full of mutton tallow, and went forward.
"We do be condescending to honour the second half wid our presence." And off they all four rolled to supper, where Harvey stuffed himself to the brim on fish-chowder and fried pies, and fell fast asleep just as Manuel produced from a locker a lovely two-foot model of the Lucy Holmes, his first boat, and was going to show Harvey the ropes.
His sitting-room was like the admiral's cabin, his bath-room was like a dairy, his sleeping-chamber, fitted all about with lockers
and drawers, was like a seedsman's shop; and his nicely-balanced cot just stirred in the midst, as if it breathed.
According to the text of the FIR, the owner had kept more than Rs22.4 million in a locker
inside the factory.