You see, Uncle Paul, you are growing old and forgetful, and might lock me in again.
Andrew Lanning slipped to the door and turned the key in the lock.
She glided to the door into the hall and turned the lock softly and came to him again.
It was pushed to, but not locked, and had no fastening upon it except the lock, in which was the key.
"Let me open it for you," he said, taking the key from her hand and inserting it in the lock.
She heard him move about and the snapping of a lock in the parlour door.
He took care to put his money under his head, and to lock his door.
There was a lock as large almost as my finger, that looked as if it had been cut off.
When I'm off the lock for good and all, you'll be the Father of the Marshalsea.'
By-and-by the noise of the key in the lock arrested them both.