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The rabbit babies in the oven woke up trembling; perhaps it was fortunate they were shut up inside.
Whin a bad egg is shut av the Army, he sings the Divil's Mass for a good riddance; an' that manes swearin' at ivrything from the Commandher-in-Chief down to the Room-Corp'ril, such as you niver in your days heard.
In this reply, down to the word "wager" inclusive, mademoiselle has been ironically polite and tender, then as suddenly dashed into the bitterest and most defiant scorn, with her black eyes in one and the same moment very nearly shut and staringly wide open.
Tahoe is from ten to eighteen miles wide, and its mountains shut it in like a wall.
Then the Keeper of the Wicket passed through and she followed, after which the door swung shut and locked itself with a sharp click.
So the Shaggy Man tied his red handkerchief over the Patchwork Girl's eyes and examined all the others to make sure they had their eyes fast shut and could see nothing.
I sauntered on the road back to Barkingham for about five minutes, then struck off sharp for the plantation, lighted my lantern with the help of my cigar and a brimstone match of that barbarous period, shut down the slide again, and made for the garden wall.
A DOVE shut up in a cage was boasting of the large number of young ones which she had hatched.
Coming in for an early call, and hearing voices in the study, she opened the door, gave a cry and shut it quickly, looking a good deal startled.
At the same instant the huge portcullis came rattling down from above, and shut off the last fading light of day.
Cousin Ebenezer shut the door, looked all around him and then said imploringly, 'MORE PRIVATE STILL.
And then they shut their eyes again, and felt that they had done their duty.
But who could imagine that on that particular night when he was to come, she would, by a mere chance, determine to shut herself in with her women?
Tom said this with one eye shut up again, and looking over his glass knowingly, at his entertainer.
When Mrs Flintwinch dreamed, she usually dreamed, unlike the son of her old mistress, with her eyes shut.