The patience of waiting, when he wanted to go home and when Steward continued to sit at table and talk and drink beer, was his, as was the patience of the rope around the neck, the fence too high to scale, the narrowed- walled room with the closed door which he could never unlatch
but which humans unlatched
There are nations that will not fling away the empire of earth in order to slight an unknown man and insult a noble woman whose boots they are not fitted to unlatch
. There are nations not blinded to Science, not given over hand and foot to effete snobocracies and Degenerate Decadents.
"I think it is all right; but there may be a window or two unlatched
. We had better look; you might take a candle and see.
the door of a large chamber, felt his way across it, and parted the shutters to the width of two or three inches.
So the yellow hen came to the door, which Dorothy unlatched
for her to pass through, and the other chickens silently watched them from their corner without offering to approach nearer.
Quickly they found the key and unlatched
the door and then, between them, they half carried, half dragged, the corpse of E-Med from the room and down the stairway to the next level where Lan-O said there were vacant chambers.
Certainly, if Fluffy had not poked an insistent paw and nose against Pollyanna's unlatched
door, the door would not have swung noiselessly open on its hinges until it stood perhaps a foot ajar; and if the door had not been open, Pollyanna would not have heard her aunt's words.
With a new and lively interest in his own actions the sheriff now unlatched
and pushed open a door on the right, and the three entered.
The drawing-room door was unlatched
, and Martha, pushing it without looking into the room, waited for Mrs.
The Wizard unlatched
the door, which opened outward, and they all looked eagerly inside.
Tarzan tried the window and found it unlatched
. All was quiet within.
As Professor Maxon and von Horn rushed from the workshop to their own campong, they neglected, in their haste, to lock the door between, and for the first time since the camp was completed it stood unlatched