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David screwed on the lid, while Jacob, looking grave, rose and grasped his pitchfork.
Pushing my hand through the hole in the lid I drew it out full, not of diamonds, but of gold pieces, of a shape that none of us had seen before, and with what looked like Hebrew characters stamped upon them.
I see the coffin lid was the way it was before, but I dasn't go to look in under it, with folks around.
But he never meddled at all; just slid the lid along as soft as mush, and screwed it down tight and fast.
At these words the genius did all he could to get out, but he could not, because of the enchantment of the lid.
off flew the lid of the snuff- box; but there was no snuff inside, only a little black imp--that was the beauty of it.
With difficulty, for something seemed to resist her efforts, she raised the lid a few inches; but at that moment a sudden knocking at the door of the room made her, starting, quit her hold, and the lid closed with alarming violence.
A life-size Jack-in-the-box, he had thrust his head through a lid within the lid, cut by himself between the two iron bands that ran round the chest like the straps of a portmanteau.
I was disporting myself on the lid of the trunk at the time.
There was an instant of whizzing--a soft, though sudden, stop, and slowly the carrier emerged upon another platform, another attendant raised the lid and Vas Kor stepped out at the station beneath the centre of Greater Helium, seventy-five miles from the point at which he had embarked.
Then he unlocked the copper chest and lifted the lid, and Dorothy saw it was full of shining tools of all sorts and shapes.
Just as Gerald was raising the lid very slowly to save the contents from being scattered by the wind, the man turned his head to answer an approaching hail.
Leading Saxon to a large sea chest in the bedroom, Mercedes lifted the lid.
His eyes glistened as he raised the lid, and looked in.
Tulliver's bed,--and propping the lid with the iron holder, without much noise.