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She shut herself up there, without company, and without even a servant, and so abjured and forsook the world.
The house is six hundred years old and it's on the edge of the moor, and there's near a hundred rooms in it, though most of them's shut up and locked.
When we two were left alone, he shut the door, and sitting on a chair, and holding me standing before him, looked steadily into my eyes.
So have I," answered Sancho, "but if ever I make it, or try it again as long as I live, may this be my last hour; moreover, I have no intention of putting myself in the way of wanting it, for I mean, with all my five senses, to keep myself from being wounded or from wounding anyone: as to being blanketed again I say nothing, for it is hard to prevent mishaps of that sort, and if they come there is nothing for it but to squeeze our shoulders together, hold our breath, shut our eyes, and let ourselves go where luck and the blanket may send us.
It makes me rage to think that this can go on, and whilst I am shut up here, a veritable prisoner, but without that protection of the law which is even a criminal's right and consolation.
Let us see if she shuts the door after him," he muttered.
Are you ready for the lifting of the veil that shuts in time from eternity?
I long for it dreadfully, and hope you will send it before the river shuts.
She puts them quickly into the box again and shuts them up.
All things are in the hand of heaven, and Folly, eldest of Jove's daughters, shuts men's eyes to their destruction.
It would hardly be early in November, there were generally delays, a bad passage or something; that favouring something which everybody who shuts their eyes while they look, or their understandings while they reason, feels the comfort of.
The casque of Monk, sire, is an iron coffer, in the recesses of which he shuts up his thoughts, and no one has the key of it.