Sentence Examples with the word jail

I was put into a jail once on this account, for one night; and, as I stood considering the walls of solid stone, two or three feet thick, the door of wood and iron, a foot thick, and the iron grating which strained the light, I could not help being struck with the foolishness of that institution which treated me as if I were mere flesh and blood and bones, to be locked up.

On the 14th of March 1891 a mob broke into the jail and lynched eleven of the accused.

In Albion are the Western House of Refuge for Women (a state institution established in 1890), a public park, the Swan Library, and the county buildings, including the court house, the jail and the surrogate's office; and about 2 m.

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The jail cell was larger than the prison cell.

Mostly meant the old man was in jail again, or they was looking to find him and put him there.

This may be to judge my neighbors harshly; for I believe that many of them are not aware that they have such an institution as the jail in their village.

Ahead of him was the possibility of a jail sentence.

Her mother's been in jail half of Martha's life while the poor kid's been shuffled around God knows where.

The brother Jude killed himself in jail and this guy was apparently seeking revenge.

He was arrested and confined to a jail cell.