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condemned cell

a prison cell in which a person condemned to death awaits execution
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  • Was this the same man, whose great nature had so nobly asserted itself in the condemned cell?

    The Legacy of Cain Wilkie Collins
  • Chapter thirty-sixth was to be devoted to Sarah in the condemned cell.

    Boycotted Talbot Baines Reed
  • If ever there was on earth a foretaste of the joys of heaven, I felt it that day in the condemned cell, loaded with irons.

  • He was a condemned man, alone in a condemned cell, waiting for the last hour.

    The Day of Judgment Joseph Hocking
  • While in the condemned cell he conversed freely with the warders in broken English or through an interpreter.

  • What on earth shall you find to say to some one in a condemned cell?

    Into the Highways and Hedges F. F. Montrsor (Frances Frederica)
  • I dreamed it was late afternoon and I was locked in a condemned cell, sentenced to die.

    I, Mary MacLane Mary MacLane
  • When we enter the condemned cell, the chaplain is already there, and has been for some time.

  • Before the Revolution of July there was in the Conciergerie, and indeed there still is, a condemned cell.

  • He will take you to the condemned cell and do all that is necessary.

    The Drunkard Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

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