Words nearby state prison
Origin of state prison
Examples from the Web for state prison
Love and a duel are bad enough; but an Austrian state-prison, and a sentence of twenty years in irons, are even worse.The Fortunes Of Glencore|Charles James Lever
I can quite understand, that he should have no fancy to exchange his pretty villa for a residence in a state-prison.Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein
The empire still retained the fortress of Lourdes as a state-prison, and this character it kept until the return of the Bourbons.
Had you been convicted of the whole crime, we should have sent you to the state-prison for life.Diary in America, Series One|Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
In Knowersville, the village teacher went to every house, and threatened the women with state-prison if they dared to vote.