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Quotes of dungeon

  1. What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one's self! – Nathaniel Hawthorne
  2. Though the dungeon the scourge, and the executioner be absent, the guilty mind can apply the goad and scorch with blows. – Lucretius
  3. He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid -day sun; Himself his own dungeon – John Milton
  4. The rat stops gnawing in the wood, the dungeon walls withdraw, the weight is lifted your pulse steadies and the sun has found your heart, the day was not bad, the season has not been bad, there is sense and even promise in going on. – Bernard De Voto

Usage examples for dungeon

  1. Intelligence was brought to the prisoner in his dungeon that the young, lady had made the proposition, and he was told to be of good cheer: But he refused to be comforted. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  2. And not a dungeon on the place probably! – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  3. " As I say, the girl was frightened and made as though to go from the dungeon – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  4. Yes, this dungeon was an illusion. – The Dark Door by Alan Edward Nourse
  5. The insulted royal family, in rags and almost in starvation, were in a dungeon – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  6. We shall come back this way pretty soon, and then you will be able to see it; for your eyes will then get accustomed a little to the darkness of the dungeon – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  7. The castle is enchanted: speak a single word," I said, " and you will find yourself in the dungeon of your own room." – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  8. But I must go back into the dungeon and the necessity is more disagreeable than I can tell you. – The Mystery of the Locks by Edgar Watson Howe
  9. But Barbara's vivacious temperament shrank from their summons as from the tomb or the dungeon and, with all due reverence, she said so to the kindly nuns. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. Joy in my lady's tower, traveling with swift, winged feet, marks not the hour like Terror in the castle dungeon where the outcast prisoner lies upon the damp stones writhing in feverish despair. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  11. They seemed doomed to waste away their lives in that loathsome dungeon – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. " I thought I was going into a dungeon she said, " and it is a room for a princess!" – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  13. And being even then but half awake he did not realize that he was no longer in the castle- dungeon therefore, perceiving that it was not yet light, he turned over and went to sleep again. – Tales of the Caliph by H. N. Crellin
  14. Barney was suspected- loaded with heavy irons and thrown into a dungeon for thirty days. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  15. Every castle on our road hath a dungeon as deep as Count Guy's; but where another William to deliver you from William? – Harold, Complete The Last Of The Saxon Kings by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  16. So they seized him and put him in a dungeon – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  17. Dreadful little dungeon is it not? – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  18. Saw ye the dungeon in whose blackest cell, That house of woe, your friends, your children, dwell? – White Slavery in the Barbary States by Charles Sumner
  19. Every house they passed was as dark as a dungeon and no sounds of music and dancing came from the negro quarters. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  20. My dungeon is lighted by the will- o'- the- wisp alone: no breath of spring cheers the murky solitude in which I dwell. – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles
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