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They were no sooner shut in there, than Mr Flintwinch took her by the throat, and shook her until she was black in the face.
Presently she scrambled down the steep path to the little cove below, where she seemed shut in with rocks and sea and sky.
This is in contrast to the situation in recent years, when attacks by rebel groups and vandalism in the Niger Delta used to cause the operators there to shut in many of their fields and, as a result, the country's petroleum output declined considerably.