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" I pulled through the string of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside. I then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut. I said to the servant as I passed by, who was ignorant of the whole transaction,... "
A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and ... - Page 327
by John Burke - 1835
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 12

Liberalism (Religion) - 1817
...Tower, and I flattered myself I should bring more favourable news than before. Before 1 shut the door 1 pulled through the string 'of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside; I then shut it with some degree offeree, that 1 might be sure of its being vvell shut....
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The Jacobite Relics of Scotland: Being the Songs, Airs, and ..., Volume 2

James Hogg - Jacobites - 1821
...early in the morning as I could gain admittance into the Tower ; and I flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then, before I shut the door, I pulled...string of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside. I then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut....
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - Literature - 1824 - 420 pages
...early in the morning as I could gain admittance into the Tower ; and I flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then, before I shut the door, I pulled...latch, so that it could only be opened in the inside. 1 then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut. I said to the...
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A Letter from the Countess of Nithsdale Etc

Winifred Herbert Maxwell - 1827 - 37 pages
...if we were conversing together, till I thought they had time enough thoroughly to clear themselves of the guards. I then thought proper to make off also....opened in the inside. I then shut it with some" degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut. I said to the servant as I passed by (who was...
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The History of Scotland, from the Union to the Abolition of the Heritable ...

John Struthers - Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 - 1827
...early in the morning, as I could gain admittance into the Tower ; and I flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then before I shut the door, I pulled...string of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside. I then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut....
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The History of Scotland from the Union to the Abolition of the Abolition of ...

John Struthers - 1828
...early in the morning, as I could gain admittance into the Tower; and I flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then before I shut the door, I pulled...string of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside. I then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut....
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The History of Scotland, Volume 6

George Buchanan - Scotland - 1829
...early in the morning, as I could gain admittance into the Tower; and I flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then before I shut the door, I pulled...string of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside. I then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut....
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The History of Scotland, Volume 6

George Buchanan - Scotland - 1829
...early in the morning, as I could gain admittance into the Tower ; and 1 flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then before I shut the door, I pulled...string of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside. I then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut....
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The Court Journal: Court Circular & Fashionable Gazette, Volume 5

1833
...into the Tower, and 1 nattered myself I should bring more favourable newi. Then, before I shut the1 door, I pulled through the string of the latch, so that it could only be opened, in , the inside. I then-shut it -with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut. I said to rthe...
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - English periodicals - 1834
...early in the morning as I could gain admittance into the Tower; and I flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then, before I shut the door, I pulled...string of the latch, so that it could only be opened on the inside. I then shut it with some degree of force, that I might be sure of its being well shut....
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