Quirk ran up on the scaling-ladder to the fourth floor, hung it on the sill above, and got the boys and their sister down.
Alençon was already following his leader up a scaling-ladder.
Joan took a scaling-ladder, set it against the rampart, and was the first to mount.
Through the darkness loomed the top rungs of a scaling-ladder and the steel cap of a rebel pikeman.
At one stage of the attack she took a scaling-ladder, set it against the rampart, and was the first to mount.
A significant shaking of the little curtain at the foot of the berth showed that it was being used as a scaling-ladder.
In their attack they advanced under cover of the arrows of the bowmen, and instantly applied the scaling-ladder to the ramparts.
The trees were to be placed against the face of the rock, and in fact were not a bad imitation of a scaling-ladder.
He was thinking of a scaling-ladder, when the young woman reappeared at the open door, and bade him enter.
Without a scaling-ladder Patroclus "thrice clomb on the corner of the lofty wall," and was only thrust back by Apollo.