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He swung to face the locked door, knowing there could be nothing behind it.

He was astonished, for the door was locked, yet he felt relieved rather than alarmed.

The Romance of Leonardo da VinciDmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky

She pushed me in before her, locked the door, and drew the chintz curtains that hung over the inside.

The Woman in WhiteWilkie Collins

When we left the room he locked the door carefully, and hung up the key beside it.

Through Finland in CartsEthel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie

All summer long we are imprisoned in foliage, locked up in a leafy embrace.

Plum PuddingChristopher Morley

The next day I went back, but the flat was locked still, and neighbors said my husband had left with a traveling bag.

Gordon CraigRandall Parrish

Gritty with the undisturbed dust of our absence, it was locked.

Memoirs of a MidgetWalter de la Mare

They sat together outside the locked station unable to speak, pale and panic-stricken.

A Village of VagabondsF. Berkeley Smith

He thought: She will have to look after the shop while they keep me locked up.

The Secret AgentJoseph Conrad

"Day before yesterday I was over to Ashton," answered Stanley, after the door to the room had been closed and locked.

The Rover Boys in the AirEdward Stratemeyer

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