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.
Stand aside, Arnaud, lest you find a bolt through your gizzard.
We must hold on," said Ned, "and look after the bolts.
He had not finished the words, when we heard a crashing noise, the bolts gave way, and the boat, torn from its groove, was hurled like a stone from a sling into the midst of the whirlpool.
He double locked it, took the key, returned to the bedroom door, removed the double staple of the bolt
, and went in.
Then the bolts went back slowly, and the door opened, and there was the old Madman standing, looking precious scared--his jacket off, his shirt-sleeves up to his elbows, and his long skinny arms all covered with anchors and arrows and letters, tattooed in with gunpowder like a sailor-boy's, and a stink fit to knock you down coming out.
His door was barricaded by a set of ingenious bolts of his own invention, for the sieges were frequent by the neighbours when any unusually ambrosial odour spread itself from the den to the neighbouring studies.
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.
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
In the trap-door itself was found a square aperture cut in the wood, apparently with some exceedingly sharp instrument, just behind the bolt
which fastened the door on the inner side.
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.