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I was not made the less so by my sense of being daily more and more shut out and alienated from my mother.
George shuts off, the colloids are opened, and the fresh air sweeps her out.
The whole seemingly monotonous and uncompanionable half-dozen, stabled together, may pass the long wet hours when the door is shut in livelier communication than is held in the servants' hall or at the Dedlock Arms, or may even beguile the time by improving (perhaps corrupting) the pony in the loose-box in the corner.
So with the three passengers shut up in the narrow compass of one lumbering old mail coach; they were mysteries to one another, as complete as if each had been in his own coach and six, or his own coach and sixty, with the breadth of a county between him and the next.
Now shut your eyes and go to sleep,--and fair dreams and sweet repose," I replied.
The jungle is shut to me and the village gates are shut.
Tell me your history and how you came to be shut up in that vase.
Bouncer laughed and coughed, and shut his eyes because of the cabbage smoke .
And so now as he dwelt on what was probably awaiting him at the end of this distressful drive - John, who saw things little, remembered them less, and could not have described them at all, beheld in his mind's-eye the garden of the Lodge, detailed as in a map; he went to and fro in it, feeding his terrors; he saw the hollies, the snowy borders, the paths where he had sought Alan, the high, conventual walls, the shut door - what
The partitions had doors that were shut hermetically by means of india-rubber instruments, and they ensured the safety of the Nautilus in case of a leak.
She traversed her chamber with the excitement of a furious maniac or of a tigress shut up in an iron cage.
And he shut up the book so quickly that he caught the Other Professor's nose between the leaves, and gave it a severe pinch.
Tis harrd to be something ye niver were an' niver meant to be, an' all the ould days shut up along wid your papers.
Then he ran home, shut the house-door, and sat down in his chair and worked.
They don't give you time to open or shut your umbrella in an English April, especially if it is an "automaton" one--the umbrella, I mean, not the April.