Sentence Examples

  • A municipal court building, a city jail and a children's detention house, all of stone, were erected, the first in 1912, the others in succeeding years, at a cost of $1,855,000.
  • He considered taking Vinnie to jail for safekeep­ing, but the petrified man wouldn't hear of it.
  • In the records of the Broadmead Baptist Church, Bristol, we find this remark: "On the 29th of November 1685 our pastor, Brother Fownes, died in Gloucester jail, having been kept there for two years and about nine months a prisoner, unjustly and maliciously, for the testimony of Jesus and preaching the gospel.
  • In 1907 the legislature passed a radical anti-gambling measure, making the penalty for gambling six months' imprisonment in the county-jail, and, at the discretion of the court, a fine of not less than $100 and not more than $500; this law went into effect on the 1st of January 1908.
  • The remainder surrendered after a feeble resistance, and were thrown as prisoners into the " black hole " or military jail of Fort William, a room 18 ft.

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