Sentence in Classic:
The match went out, and so did we, and shoved in the staple again, and the door was locked as good as ever.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
I ate, drank, and was invigorated; when, to add to my good luck, the Sacristan, too totty to discharge his duty of turnkey fitly, locked the door beside the staple, so that it fell ajar.
Besides, he thought, perhaps, that in this business of whaling, courage was one of the great staple outfits of the ship, like her beef and her bread, and not to be foolishly wasted.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He double locked it, took the key, returned to the bedroom door, removed the double staple of the bolt, and went in.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
In one of these a staple and chain with a quantity of gnawed bones showed where the animal had been confined.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context
On the fourth side, which had no window, two strong staples were fixed, through which the person that carried me, when I had a mind to be on horseback, put a leathern belt, and buckled it about his waist.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context