He made no further effort to escape, but threw his borrowed apron over his head and stood bolt
upright with his back against the bushes.
I slipped the bolt
at once, and we stood and panted for a moment in the dark, alone in the house with the dead captain's body.
The cudgel was swinging in the arc which ended upon my upturned face when a bolt
of myriad-legged horror hurled itself through the doorway full upon the breast of my executioner.
I could see that the bolt
of the lock had not been shot, but the door is fastened from the inside.
He double locked it, took the key, returned to the bedroom door, removed the double staple of the bolt
, and went in.
At first, on arriving at the door through which Mazarin had passed, D'Artagnan tried in vain to open it, but on the powerful shoulder of Porthos being applied to one of the panels, which gave way, D'Artagnan introduced the point of his sword between the bolt
and the staple of the lock.
The great bolt
seemed wonderfully hung, for the moment the small key was turned, the bolts
of the great lock moved noiselessly and the iron doors swung open.
In the evening, when the snowflakes fell, the mother said: 'Go, Snow- white, and bolt
the door,' and then they sat round the hearth, and the mother took her spectacles and read aloud out of a large book, and the two girls listened as they sat and spun.
But I was overwhelmed with embarrassment when I said to the maid the phrase I had prepared, and while I waited for the answer in a dark passage I had to call up all my strength of mind not to bolt
Daylight found himself with his right foot out of the stirrup and his arms around the animal's neck; and Bob took advantage of the situation to bolt
down the road.
he had been named, and he arrived indomitable and irreconcilable, though almost paralysed from eight weeks of cramp in his narrow cage which had restricted all movement.
I cannot see any fitting mark, for I care not to waste a bolt
upon these shields, which a drunken boor could not miss at a village kermesse.