blocked


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It is that the spot where Moses and his people passed is now so blocked up with sand that the camels can barely bathe their legs there.
Thumps were exchanged from the tops of the carriages and omnibuses which had been blocked up in the crowd.
I turned and saw the passage behind me blocked by another heavy brute, with a huge grey face and twinkling little eyes, advancing towards me.
Well, one very hot morning--my fourth, I think--as I was seeking shelter from the heat and glare in a colossal ruin near the great house where I slept and fed, there happened this strange thing: Clambering among these heaps of masonry, I found a narrow gallery, whose end and side windows were blocked by fallen masses of stone.
This beam crossed, or rather blocked up, the hole Dantes had made; it was necessary, therefore, to dig above or under it.