When that portentous system of abuses, the Papal dominion, was overturned, a great variety of religious sects arose in its stead in the several countries, which for many centuries before had been screwed
beneath its subjection.
We replaced and screwed
down the lid, and, having secured the door of iron, made our way, with toil, into the scarcely less gloomy apartments of the upper portion of the house.
Well, we screwed
him up to a hundred pounds for the child's family; he would have clearly liked to stick out; but there was something about the lot of us that meant mischief, and at last he struck.
We soldered up the leaden coffin, screwed
on the coffin lid, and gathering up our belongings, came away.
The cylinder was artificial--hollow--with an end that screwed
The bed had iron clamps, but they were screwed
to the wood, and it would have required a screw-driver to take them off.
Finally he arrived, sitting bold upright on a branch which could be screwed
into a mahogany pedestal, with his foot in the air, his head on one side, and in his beak a nut which the naturalist, from love of the sumptuous, had gilded.
At length the coffin had received its burden and was screwed
down; after which the bearers placed it upon a bier, and set out.