Usage examples for dungeons

  1. They are faire built prisons, full within of deepe ditches, and dungeons full of darkenes, serpents and torments. – A Discourse of Life and Death, by Mornay; and Antonius by Garnier by Philippe de Mornay Robert Garnier
  2. Before night they shall lie in the dungeons of Charleroi." – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  3. The miserable man no sooner saw me Than at my feet he fell, and there, with screams, Clasping my knees, and writhing like a worm, Implored, conjured me to acquaint him with His sovereign's destiny, for vague reports Had somehow reached the dungeons of the Tower That she had been condemned to suffer death. – Mary Stuart A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller