They find a large room furnished with bars, ladders, and swings.
Crosses,” says the old proverb, “are the ladders that lead to heaven.
A loud cheer was followed by a simultaneous mounting of the ladders.
The Captain climbed one of the ladders to the roof and called to the men at work there.
These let down ropes, and ladders had been hauled up the steepest places.
Firemen and citizens were climbing the ladders and leaping in at the windows.
On arriving at the ditch, the party with the ladders moved to the front.
But that if phantoms climb, spooks of ladders are good enough for them.
They scaled the walls by ladders, and were soon the victors.
If I catch one of you attempting the ladders tonight, I'll tie you up!