said D'Artagnan, in a low voice, as soon as the bolts
were fast, "let me get out of the hotel; for if we leave her time to turn round, she will have me killed by the servants.
He double locked it, took the key, returned to the bedroom door, removed the double staple of the bolt
, and went in.
for the doors of the new building were wanted and had to be of a special shape the prince had himself designed, and a leather case had to be ordered to keep the "will" in.
Pace out the distances with a wand at every five score, and do you, Arnaud, stand at the fifth wand to carry back my bolts
But the locks had been broken and the bolts
carried away, so that it could not be fastened.
The nuts which held the bolts
to the outer plates of the right-hand scuttle gave way under the pressure of the English wrench.
Then that stopped all of a sudden, and the bolts
went to like fun.
And you see, for such a large house, there are very few servants, because master has never lived here much; and when he does come, being a bachelor, he needs little waiting on: but I always think it best to err on the safe side; a door is soon fastened, and it is as well to have a drawn bolt
between one and any mischief that may be about.
But such a--" he moved his chair and looked about the floor between us, and then again at me - "such a most oncommon Bolt
I slipped the bolt
at once, and we stood and panted for a moment in the dark, alone in the house with the dead captain's body.
The cudgel was swinging in the arc which ended upon my upturned face when a bolt
of myriad-legged horror hurled itself through the doorway full upon the breast of my executioner.
At first, on arriving at the door through which Mazarin had passed, D'Artagnan tried in vain to open it, but on the powerful shoulder of Porthos being applied to one of the panels, which gave way, D'Artagnan introduced the point of his sword between the bolt
and the staple of the lock.