Usage examples for jail

  1. " You'll try the walls of a jail," cried one. – Erema My Father's Sin by R. D. Blackmore
  2. I've been in jail all over this country. – Jimmie Moore of Bucktown by Melvin Earnest Trotter
  3. Law and order, law and order, till a feller can't turn round no more without fallin' into jail. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  4. Is it true, then, that Gaston must go to jail? – A Village of Vagabonds by F. Berkeley Smith
  5. In the old jail, I used to wish I was dead. – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
  6. He wondered they didn't put him in jail; but it seemed like they only wanted to keep him going. – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  7. The next thing was to get Emperor to jail. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  8. They'll probably put us in jail. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  9. Of course, the officials were on our side, and the police led him off to jail. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  10. Here Frank was separated from his men, and confined, for two days, with several army officers, in a small room in the jail. – Frank on a Gun-Boat by Harry Castlemon
  11. Each time we discovered a plot we put every man in jail who might be suspected of the least connection with it. – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  12. If it's not the law that they've got to invite me or go to jail, said Tembarom, I don't blame 'em for not doing it if they're not stuck on me. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. There's many a better man than you has gone to jail for less than that. – General John Regan 1913 by George A. Birmingham
  14. It had been coming to him, bit by bit, in the jail, probably passed on by the other prisoners, and it got him all worked up. – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  15. This was the first time in my life that I had been put into a jail. – Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave, Written by Himself by Henry Bibb
  16. You'll do your duty while you're here, and if I find one of the horses sick or sorry, you'll sleep in jail. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  17. The military court missed it- the fact you escaped from jail. – Deadly City by Paul W. Fairman
  18. Barry has gone for the jail! – The Untamed by Max Brand
  19. I don't delight none thet ye should go down thar an' sulter in jail whilst I'm up hyar enjoyin' freedom. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  20. An' Haines has said a lot in favour of Dan, explainin' how the jail bustin' took place. – The Untamed by Max Brand