Fred and Sam, the latter of whom had an ugly cut on the cheek, closed the door quickly, bolting and barricading
it with the furniture nearest at hand, and the riot had begun.
" Yes; quite a crowd of them have succeeded in barricading
themselves in the kitchen, and it is so arranged as to prove an exceedingly awkward place to attack.
Plain Hannah, stretched flat along the ground, was barricading
the movements of a tiny beetle, and chuckling over its persistent efforts to outwit her schemes.