Usage examples for dungeon

  1. They seemed doomed to waste away their lives in that loathsome dungeon. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. And not a dungeon on the place probably! – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  8. 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
  9. So they seized him and put him in a dungeon. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  10. " I thought I was going into a dungeon," she said, " and it is a room for a princess!" – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Dreadful little dungeon, is it not? – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  14. " 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
  15. 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
  16. The insulted royal family, in rags and almost in starvation, were in a dungeon. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  17. Yes, this dungeon was an illusion. – The Dark Door by Alan Edward Nourse
  18. 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