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LOCKLogical Co-processing Kernel
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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.
A gay young lord had stolen a lock of a beautiful young lady's hair, and she was so angry about it that there was a coolness between the two families.
And as she leaned down to drink, the lock of hair fell from her bosom, and floated away with the water.
Then I heard a key inserted and turned in the lock behind me.
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.
Boxtel at first entertained an idea of stealing the key, but it soon occurred to him, not only that it would be exceedingly difficult to abstract it from her pocket, but also that, when she perceived her loss, she would not leave her room until the lock was changed, and then Boxtel's first theft would be useless.
Upon this, she unlocked the door, and, passing out, closed it again softly; leaving it to all appearance (when viewed on the inner side) as carefully secured as Agnes had seen it when she tried the key in the lock with her own hand.
When the next night came I heard him lock the door softly in his own room.
No doubt," interrupted Rouletabille, chuckling,--"only there is no blood, either on the lock or on the bolt
THE Warden of a Penitentiary was one day putting locks on the doors of all the cells when a mechanic said to him:
Take them all back to prison and put double locks on the door.