Quivering, not with fear but with rage, Ben Bolt
perforce endured the buckling around his throat of a thick, broad collar of leather to which was attached a very stout and a very long trailing rope.
Stand aside, Arnaud, lest you find a bolt
through your gizzard.
Then it struck sharp on the inn door, and then we could hear the handle being turned and the bolt
rattling as the wretched being tried to enter; and then there was a long time of silence both within and without.
Daylight put a stop to this with spurs and quirt, running him several punishing miles in the direction of his bolt
. But when he turned him around and started forward, Bob proceeded to feign fright at trees, cows, bushes, Wolf, his own shadow--in short, at every ridiculously conceivable object.
Joe, with his bite still in his cheek, "I Bolted
, myself, when I was your age - frequent - and as a boy I've been among a many Bolters; but I never see your Bolting equal yet, Pip, and it's a mercy you ain't Bolted
As they had approached the limits of the city they had witnessed the actions of the bull ape as he bolted
into the building, frothing with rage.
'Quick, Rose-red, open the door, it must be a traveller who is seeking shelter.' Rose-red went and pushed back the bolt
, thinking that it was a poor man, but it was not; it was a bear that stretched his broad, black head within the door.
When he drew near to the bedroom door, Monte Cristo expected that he was coming in, and raised one of his pistols; but he simply heard the sound of the bolts
sliding in their copper rings.
"No, no; hang it, open." Tom gave a kick, the other bolt
creaked, and he entered the den.
"Yes, sir, but that's always bolted
. It's never been undone."
Often had I pondered on the odd instructions he had left me governing the construction of his mighty tomb, and especially those parts which directed that he be laid in an OPEN casket and that the ponderous mechanism which controlled the bolts
of the vault's huge door be accessible ONLY FROM THE INSIDE.
for the doors of the new building were wanted and had to be of a special shape the prince had himself designed, and a leather case had to be ordered to keep the "will" in.