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In the centre of the chamber there is an oubliette to the darkness below.
WINGED WHEELS IN FRANCEMICHAEL MYERS SHOEMAKER
It was an oubliette—a pit with a trap-door, which drew the veil of oblivion over the man who had vanished.
HISTORICAL MINIATURESAUGUST STRINDBERG
In this there used to be in olden times an oubliette in which unhappy prisoners were let down.
It was an oubliette, a dungeon where the prisoner might be buried alive, and never come forth again, alive or dead.
As he plunged into the deep water of the oubliette a fiendish laugh echoed in his ears.
The oubliette—a dark, dank dungeon hidden beneath the ground—was a favorite method of killing detectives, it seemed.
It was the water of the oubliette, and he gazed on it with horror as it rose, inch by inch, toward him.
In vain had Mrs. Besant been released from her modern oubliette before Mr. Montagu started for India.
INDIA, OLD AND NEWSIR VALENTINE CHIROL
Is there not in yonder tower an oubliette that yawns for the disobedient vassal?
BARN AND THE PYRENEESLOUISA STUART COSTELLO
The appalling cynicism that constructed this particular example of an oubliette beneath the chapel floor is worthy of remark.
THE CORNISH COAST (SOUTH)CHARLES G. HARPER

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