Sentence Examples


  • It is an important railway centre, containing the principal workshops of the Burma railway company, also a government engineering school, a reformatory school and the largest gaol in the province.
  • He went with the first rush to Klondike in 1897 and tramped across the States and Canada, being in gaol more than once as a vagabond.
  • In 1730 William Morgan, an Irish student, visited the gaol and reported that there was a great opening for work among the prisoners.
  • From the same century dates the octagonal building which, formerly a gaol, now contains a good public library.
  • "on the complaint of two parishioners" (too often qualified ad hoc by a temporary residence) followed; and since the act had provided no penalty save imprisonment for contempt of court, there followed the scandal of zealous clergymen being lodged in gaol indefinitely "for conscience' sake."

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