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The light admitted ____ the open door enabled me to observe the room ____ which I was confined. It was about twelve feet square—the walls of solid masonry. The floor was ____ heavy plank. There was one small window, crossed ____ great iron bars, with an outside shutter, securely fastened.

An iron-bound door led into an adjoining cell, or vault, wholly destitute of windows, or any means ____ admitting light. The furniture of the room in which I was, consisted of the wooden bench ____ which I sat, an old-fashioned, dirty box stove, and besides these, in either cell, there was neither bed, nor blanket, nor any other thing whatever.

(From Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup)

Asked by Topperlearning User 15th May 2015, 9:40 AM
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The light admitted through the open door enabled me to observe the room in which I was confined. It was about twelve feet square—the walls of solid masonry. The floor was of heavy plank. There was one small window, crossed with great iron bars, with an outside shutter, securely fastened.

An iron-bound door led into an adjoining cell, or vault, wholly destitute of windows, or any means of admitting light. The furniture of the room in which I was, consisted of the wooden bench on which I sat, an old-fashioned, dirty box stove, and besides these, in either cell, there was neither bed, nor blanket, nor any other thing whatever.

Answered by Expert 15th May 2015, 11:40 AM
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