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They mounted through darkened chambers, up dizzy ladders, to the summit of the donjon.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The moment the watchman, posted on the platform of the donjon, espied from afar a troop of travelers, he sounded his horn.
The bishop emitted lamentable cries and essayed to resist the men who were dragging him into the donjon.
Neroweg, silent as before, looked from time to time towards the donjon as if awaiting the return of the bailiff.
The bailiff nodded affirmatively, crossed the drawbridge and entered the donjon.
The gaolers obeyed, and soon the merchant and Isoline disappeared with them in the depths of the subterranean donjon.
This steep portion of the ladder was wrought in an abutment of the turret, where its base projected beyond the wall of the donjon.
In this donjon the good monks established "storehouses" for the poor, a phrase that may be modernized into "soup-kitchens."
It is of the square keep, or donjon, variety, and played an important part in the warlike times of the past.
She yearned for the time when ladies were left in charge of the donjon keep, while their husbands went out to war.
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