convict prisons

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  • If we are found we shall be sent to a convict prison for conspiracy. Cited from Blind Love, by Wilkie Collins
  • They would find me guilty and sentence me to a convict prison. Cited from Cobwebs and Cables, by Hesba Stretton
  • This is really what is being done in our convict prisons. Cited from Six Years in the Prisons of England, by A Merchant - Anonymous
  • "I suppose that the fellow who was shot was one of the men who escaped with him from the convict prison." Cited from Colonel Thorndyke's Secret, by G. A. Henty
  • Work in the open air is the only useful basis of organisation for convict prisons. Cited from Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri
  • Not long since I visited a convict prison and made acquaintance with some of the criminals. Cited from The Idiot, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • I may here explain that there are four directors of convict prisons in England. Cited from Six Years in the Prisons of England, by A Merchant - Anonymous
  • My left-hand companion was an old agricultural labourer, one of a large class to whom a convict prison is no punishment. Cited from Six Years in the Prisons of England, by A Merchant - Anonymous
  • Princetown, with its convict prison, is considered by the people of the moor to be its most important town. Cited from What to See in England, by Gordon Home
  • It was designed to hold 208 prisoners and to be Scotland's only convict prison.
  • The chaplain of a convict prison would have turned from him in disgust. Cited from The Crimson Blind, by Fred M. White
  • In the afternoon I went to the convict prison at Portland. Cited from From Death into Life, by William Haslam
  • Then fourteen miles away the great convict prison of Princetown. Cited from The Hound of the Baskervilles by A. Conan Doyle 25
  • And now, she turned out to be the wife of a forger, sentenced to hard labour in a convict prison, for twelve years. Cited from A Tale of a Lonely Parish, by F. Marion Crawford
  • The Government establishments were of course Dartmoor Prison, then recently re-opened as a convict prison.
  • Wherein does the Local Prison system as worked by this staff differ from the system in operation in convict prisons? Cited from Crime and Its Causes, by William Douglas Morrison
  • The Hill is filled with historic Victorian terraces and is the site of an historic convict prison block.
  • The large harbour with its different islands -- one of them containing a convict prison, another a military depot -- looked less cheerful than it might have done. Cited from Queen Victoria, Vol. 2, by Sarah Tytler
  • For fifteen years I remained in the convict prisons. Cited from In the Roaring Fifties, by Edward Dyson
  • The soldiers from the barracks happened to be marching down to do target practice on the shore, and were passing the convict prison when the firing broke out. Cited from Colonel Thorndyke's Secret, by G. A. Henty
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