References in classic literature ?
Most of the time he goes away, and when he is at Misselthwaite he shuts himself up in the West Wing and won't let any one but Pitcher see him.
The fisherman instead of answering took the lid of lead and shut it down quickly on the vase.
There was a strong door, which was shut and locked.
They shut the one belonging to the Nautilus; I shut the other by means of screw pressure.
Milady shut the window, extinguished the lamp, and went, as Felton had desired her, to lie down on the bed.
I niver knew how I liked the gray garron till I was shut av him an' Asia.
He had found out from a boy that there was only an old woman in charge as caretaker, and she only came there on fine days, from the hamlet near, to open and shut the windows.
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.
That feline personage, with her lips tightly shut and her eyes looking out at him sideways, softly closes the door before replying.
I always had an idea that Como was a vast basin of water, like Tahoe, shut in by great mountains.
When he heard this news, he shut himself in his cell in the cloister.
After she had gone, a dressmaker from Madame Suppert-Roguet waited on the Rostovs, and Natasha, very glad of this diversion, having shut herself into a room adjoining the drawing room, occupied herself trying on the new dresses.