The executioner knotted the cord firmly round the unfortunate man's neck and was just about to swing him into the air, when the Sultan's purveyor dashed through the crowd, and cried, panting, to the hangman,
The hangman did as he was bid, and was tying the cord firmly, when he was stopped by the voice of the Jewish doctor beseeching him to pause, for he had something very important to say.
After straining against the cord
for a time, Jerry surrendered and slept.
She places them in a labyrinth where they are condemned to walk for ever, with a bracelet on their arms and a cord
round their necks, unless they meet another as miserable as themselves.
Getting his right foot in the stirrup, he smoothed the double reins, as he always did, between his fingers, and Cord
The ape lunged against the stout cord
that held him.
Caswall resumed his habit of watching the great kite straining at its cord
, varying his vigils in this way by a further examination of the mysterious treasures of his house, especially Mesmer's chest.
And who is the man si tting on the chest, with the cord
in his hand, looking out idly at the sea?
He had gone down about three-quarters of the length of the wall when the cord
Upon examination I found that the cord
, though small, was amply able to sustain the weight of several men.
All you need do to let me know is to undo the cord
holding the curtain of the 'right' gallery window, nearest to the dark closet.
When the Jester, arrayed in the cowl and frock of the hermit, and having his knotted cord
twisted round his middle, stood before the portal of the castle of Front-de-B