Going out into the corridor, she attempted to press a sovereign into the wardress's hard palm.
At least I gathered as much from the alarmed expression of the wardress who accompanied him.
It seemed an endless time before my cell door was opened by a wardress, who ordered me to follow her.
She frankly behaved as a wardress in a prison, and Winifred as frankly accepted the rôle of prisoner.
A wardress ran up to us, saying: "I shall listen to everything you say."
He asked where were the keys, and as I said in the pocket of the wardress, who slept within, he sent me there to get them.
By and by a wardress came to the door and threw me a blanket.
Through more corridors they passed till the wardress stopped just short of an open door and rang a bell.
A request to the wardress for a glass of water was instantly complied with, and Jeanne then washed the fatal poison down.
I suppose his mother went around in a black alpaca and wore her hair like a wardress in a jail.