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This poem is called the Rape of the Lock--rape meaning theft, and the lock not the lock of a door, but a lock of hair.
When the time came for them to set out, the fairy went into her bed- chamber, and took a little knife, and cut off a lock of her hair, and gave it to the princess, and said, 'Take care of it, dear child; for it is a charm that may be of use to you on the road.
This the white-haired man told me was to be my apartment; and the inner door, which "for fear of accidents," he said, he would lock on the other side, was my limit inward.
Those locks can all be opened from the inside - you are very imprudent.
Up in his bedroom I kept on repeating it in my own mind--with my eyes all the while on the key, which he had moved to the inner side of the door to lock himself in--till the knowledge of what it meant burst on me like a flash of light.
He and three other men, so he said, were sculling a very heavily laden boat up from Maidenhead one evening, and a little above Cookham lock they noticed a fellow and a girl, walking along the towpath, both deep in an apparently interesting and absorbing conversation.
We all trooped out into the corridor, leaving the two doctors alone, and I heard the key turned in the lock behind us.
I should recommend your looking 'em up if you consider 'em game to do anything for you,' said the Deputy Lock.
I will begin with you, Sunny Lock," added she, turning to a lovely little Elf, who lay among the fragrant leaves of a primrose.
The lock was a double one and in good order, but Rosa always took the key with her.
He was alone; but the door through which he had entered was closed--it was the click of its lock that he had heard.
Before leaving the room again she acted on Lady Montbarry's advice, and tried the key in the lock of the dressing-room door.