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129 examples of jailor in sentences

I know a jailor (which rhymes), but his wife was a fine lady.

This day of grace did seem no great favour to ร†geon, for not knowing any man in Ephesus, there seemed to him but little chance that any stranger would lend or give him a thousand marks to pay the fine; and helpless and hopeless of any relief, he retired from the presence of the duke in the custody of a jailor.

And while she was telling it to Adriana, he came, attended by the jailor (who allowed him to come home to get the money to pay the debt), for the purse of money, which Adriana had sent by Dromio, and he had delivered to the other Antipholis.

To the left and right, now all clean and white painted, were the living rooms of the German jailor and his wife, but for the present they are transformed into special wards for severely wounded men.

I had feared thou might'st feel shame at being the husband of a jailor's daughter; nay, I will not hide the secret longer, since thou speakest so calmly, I have wept that it should be so.

Their liberation, in fact, was near; for their envious jailor, finding probably no excuse for longer detaining them, suffered them to depart, but sent the gendarme to guard them as far as Berlenburg.

Of these subjects I quote a few of the more remarkable, but even from them my reader can have little conception of the variety in the book: A Hymn whilst we are washing; In a clear starry Night; A Hymn for a House-warming; After a great Frost or Snow; For one whose Beauty is much praised; For one upbraided with Deformity; For a Widower or a Widow delivered from a troublesome Yokefellow; For a Cripple; For a Jailor; For a Poet.

Jailor of Nottingham, Sheriff, Messenger, Boy, Colliers, &c. QUEEN ELINOR.

Because my disreputable cousin planned the abduction, without consulting me, and" "Oh, come, Di; that's a little too" "Because the girl has been carried to the Von Taer housemy housein East Orange; because my own servant is at this moment her jailor, and" "How should they know all this?" interrupted Mershone, impatiently.

By Hercules!there is but one situation more unpleasant in this world, and that is, bidding adieu to your friends, the ordinary and jailor, preparatory to swinging from the end of a halter out of it.

The whole court of Mantua, with hereditary regard for Tasso, whose father had been one of their ornaments, were desirous of having him among them; and the prince extorted Alfonso's permission to take him away, on condition (so hard did he find this late concession to humanity, and so fearful was he of losing the dignity of jailor) that his deliverer should not allow him to quit Mantua without obtaining leave.

He seems to be the son of a jailor, for all his estate is in most heavy and cruel bonds.

A COMMON CRUEL JAILOR Is a creature mistaken in the making, for he should be a tiger; but the shape being thought too terrible, it is covered, and he wears the vizor of a man, yet retains the qualities of his former fierceness, currishness, and ravening.

Of that red earth of which man was fashioned this piece was the basest, of the rubbish which was left and thrown by came this jailor; his descent is then more ancient, but more ignoble, for he comes of the race of those angels that fell with Lucifer from heaven, whither he never (or very hardly) returns.

Of all his bunches of keys not one hath wards to open that door, for this jailor's soul stands not upon those two pillars that support heaven (justice and mercy), it rather sits upon those two footstools of hell, wrong and cruelty.

A PRISON Is the grave of the living, where they are shut up from the world and their friends; and the worms that gnaw upon them their own thoughts and the jailor.

But, slave, if I command, A cruel jailor shall thy freedom seize.

Now and then a stranger was admitted to see us: these generally wondered at our number, beauty, and the order in which we stood; but our young jailor would never allow a person to touch us, or take us from our cell.

I knew a jailor (which rhymes), but his wife was a fine lady.

Very soon after the death of Lucrezia the Marchese Creole de' Contrari, a prominent Ferrarese noble, was cast into prison upon an unstated charge, but it was given out by his jailor, that he had aspired to the hand of an Estensi princess.

He is involved with a nobleman in an attempt to abduct a lady from a nunnery, and would have been tortured had not the jailor's wife eloped with him to England.

" "JAILOR'S NOTICE.Was committed to the jail of Shelby County, on 25th January, a Negro Boy named Silas.

"E. W. HARREL, "Jailor." "Feb. 13.3tW."

If that apostle Paul had neglected his reading and writing, that jailor would have never, perhaps, seen need to have cried out, 'what must I do to be saved,' or if Mr. Burritt had neglected his reading and writing very likely I should never have been able to read or write.

The custode showed us a stone post at the side of the cell, with the hole in the top of it, into which, he said, St. Peter's chain had been fastened; and he uncovered a spring of water, in the middle of the stone floor, which he told us had miraculously gushed up to enable the Saint to baptize his jailor.

"One day in prison the jailor entered, and gave me a special loaf of bread.

The hurried call of the jailor to the guests, requiring them instantly to depart, and his yet more hasty intimation that a dreadful and determined mob had possessed themselves of the city gates and guard-house, were the first explanation of these fearful clamours.

It is probable that the jailor might have connived at his escape, or even that, in the hurry of this alarming contingency, he might not have observed it.

He came to Lynchburg, and desired the jailor to permit him to whip the negro, to make him confess, as there was no proof against him.

Mr. D. Judd, jailor, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the "Nashville Banner," Dec. 10th, 1838.

" William Craze, jailor, Alexandria, La. in the "Planter's Intelligencer."

" John A. Rowland, jailor, Lumberton, North Carolina, in the "Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer," June 20, 1838.

" John H. Hand, jailor, parish of West Feliciana, La., in the St. "Francisville Journal," July 6, 1837

" W.P. Reeves, jailor, Shelby county, Tennessee, in the "Memphis Enquirer, June 17, 1837.

" J.H. Hand, jailor, St. Francisville, La., in the "Louisiana Chronicle," July 26, 1837.

" B.W. Hodges, jailor, Pike county, Alabama, in the "Montgomery Advertiser," Sept. 29, 1837.

" J.A. Brown, jailor, Charleston, South Carolina, in the "Mercury," Jan. 12, 1837.

" William Strickland, Jailor, Kershaw District, S.C. in the "Camden [S.C.] Courier," July 8, 1837.

" J.B. Randall, jailor, Marietta, Cobb county, Ga., in the "Southern Recorder;" Nov. 6, 1838.

Journal, June 26, 1838, signed 'T.S. Denster, Jailor.']

DAVID SHROPSHIRE, Jailor.

R.H. JONES, jailor, says, "Brought to jail a negro woman Sarah, she is about 60 or 65 years old.

J. SNOWDEN, Jailor, Columbia, S.C. gives notice in the "Telescope," Nov, 18, 1837, that he has committed to jail as a runaway slave, "Caroline fifty years of age.

" Y.S. PICKARD, Jailor, Savannah, Georgia, gives notice in the "Georgian," June 22, 1837, that he has taken up for a runaway and lodged in jail Charles, 60 years of age.

" J.B. RANDALL, Jailor, Cobb (Co.) Georgia, advertises an old negro man, in the "Milledgeville Recorder," Nov. 6, 1838.

FRED'K HOME, Jailor.

Any person delivering them to the jailor in Huntsville, or to me, at my plantation, five miles above Triana, on the Tennessee river, shall receive the above reward.

He came to Lynchburg, and desired the jailor to permit him to whip the negro, to make him confess, as there was no proof against him.

Mr. D. Judd, jailor, Davidson Co., Tennessee, in the "Nashville Banner," Dec. 10th, 1838.

" William Craze, jailor, Alexandria, La. in the "Planter's Intelligencer."

" John A. Rowland, jailor, Lumberton, North Carolina, in the "Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer," June 20, 1838.

" John H. Hand, jailor, parish of West Feliciana, La., in the St. "Francisville Journal," July 6, 1837

" W.P. Reeves, jailor, Shelby county, Tennessee, in the "Memphis Enquirer, June 17, 1837.

" J.H. Hand, jailor, St. Francisville, La., in the "Louisiana Chronicle," July 26, 1837.

" B.W. Hodges, jailor, Pike county, Alabama, in the "Montgomery Advertiser," Sept. 29, 1837.

" J.A. Brown, jailor, Charleston, South Carolina, in the "Mercury," Jan. 12, 1837.

" J.B. Randall, jailor, Marietta, Cobb county, Ga., in the "Southern Recorder;" Nov. 6, 1838.

Journal, June 26, 1838, signed 'T.S. Denster, Jailor.']

DAVID SHROPSHIRE, Jailor.

R.H. JONES, jailor, says, "Brought to jail a negro woman Sarah, she is about 60 or 65 years old.

J. SNOWDEN, Jailor, Columbia, S.C. gives notice in the "Telescope," Nov, 18, 1837, that he has committed to jail as a runaway slave, "Caroline fifty years of age.

" Y.S. PICKARD, Jailor, Savannah, Georgia, gives notice in the "Georgian," June 22, 1837, that he has taken up for a runaway and lodged in jail Charles, 60 years of age.

" J.B. RANDALL, Jailor, Cobb (Co.) Georgia, advertises an old negro man, in the "Milledgeville Recorder," Nov. 6, 1838.

FRED'K HOME, Jailor.

Any person delivering them to the jailor in Huntsville, or to me, at my plantation, five miles above Triana, on the Tennessee river, shall receive the above reward.

Her jailor officiously followed her from place to place, and observed what she did for the present in silence.

I was influenced by these sentiments in my reply to the jailor; and I found a secret pleasure in pronouncing them in all their bitterness.

I viewed him with a sarcastic smile, and said, I was glad to find him of a sudden become so humane: I was not however without some penetration as to the humanity of a jailor, and could guess at the circumstances by which it was produced.

The jailor looked at me with astonishment, and turning upon his heel, exclaimed, "Well done, my cock!

I did not however by any means apply constantly to the work I had undertaken, and my jailor betrayed various tokens of impatience.

This door led into a narrow passage, bounded on one side by the range of dungeons, and on the other by the jailor's and turnkeys' apartments, through which was the usual entrance from the street.

On the morning succeeding my conference with the jailor, it so happened, whether I overslept myself, or the turnkey went his round earlier than usual, that I was roused from my sleep by the noise he made in opening the cell next to my own; and though I exerted the utmost diligence, yet having to grope for my materials in the dark, I was unable to fasten the chain to the staple, before he entered, as usual, with his lantern.

I know not indeed whether this is to be regarded as gratuitous tyranny on the part of the jailor; the law having providently directed, in certain cases, that the water to be administered to the prisoners shall be taken from "the next sink or puddle nearest to the jail.

With such precautions, a jailor might depend on the safe keeping of his charge, but yet we overcame it all.

We had pewter spoons, and our jailor was probably ignorant of the use which prisoners could make of them.

Ul'rica (his natural daughter by the countess Marie), dressed in the clothes of Herman, the deaf and dumb jailor-boy, gets access to the dungeon and contrives his escape; but he is retaken, and led back to the dungeon.

He at least, has a jailor!

No books or printed papers shall be admitted into any prison for the use of the prisoners, except by permission of the Superintendent, and the jailor shall keep a catalogue of all books and printed papers admitted into the prison.

It shall be the duty of the minister or instructor admitted to visit any prison, to communicate to the jailor any abuse or impropriety in the prison which may come to his knowledge, on pain of being prohibited from visiting the prison.

The jailor's wife silently observed her for some time as she worked, and then coming to her with a large piece of white bread and butter, she said, "One can easily see that this is not the first time you have done this work; you might well engage yourself as a servant.

" "That cannot be," interrupted the jailor, "you have not yet been examined, but your brother will not remain long here."

For the old ghostly guideto do him right He harbour'd in his breast no jailor's spite; Compassionate and poor, he bore in mind His prisoner's health might languish, much confin'd

When Prince Hopkins had finished his job of sawing, he called for the commitment, and carried it to the jailor, who locked him up.

" Struck with the good sense and sincerity of these answers, Friend Hopper said to the jailor, "Thou mayest set this lad at liberty.

Mr. Ed were my young marster, you know, an' now he were de jailor in DeKalb.

"'Me an' Mr. Ed ('cause he were de jailor), we put him on a mattress in de room back o' de bar.

" "Oh, no, my lord," cried the jailor.

He now tried in various ways to attract the attention of the pigwidgeons; but as he was afraid to call or whistle very loud, for fear of arousing the jailor, he did not succeed.

Then say I: Take a little Failer, And throw him to the jailor; And there let him lie, Till he has paid his tailor. Burr.

Enter Jailor. Zemp.

Here, jailor, takeWhat title must he have? Slave, slave!Am

Here, jailor, take this monster from my sight, And keep him where it may be always night.

Enter ACACIS, Jailor, and Indian.

The old woman came at length and certainly she did not seem a very pleasant jailor or guardian; nor did she seem to favour the request of the chief to allow us to see the girls, as she regarded us with anything but pleasant looks.

Thus, as a captain of salvation, he leadeth them out as a conqueror; having paid the price, he delivereth also by power and authority from the hand of this jailor.

The judge motioned impatiently to the jailor, and strong hands impelled the prisoner from the front of the dock.

I may name him, for he is beyond the reach of the law now,it was Claperon, the jailor, who loved Claudine, and had himself killed Alphonse de Bellefonds from jealousy.

Barnabas Boteler attended him in person, and suffered no one else to come near him; but though the worthy host seemed anxious to anticipate his wants in every particular, his manner was reserved, and, in Sir Jocelyn's opinion, he had something of the look of a jailor, and this notio

If a hopeambition-nurtured Gilds our future, ere we've won it, Vaunting Timethe hoary jailor Shuts his somber gates upon it!

Ordinary prisoners were heaped together and miserably treated, but money could do something, and by application to the High Sheriff, permission had been secured for Charles to occupy a private room, on a heavy fee to the jailor, and for his friends to have access to him, besides other necessaries, purchased at more than their weight in gold.