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Shut the oven door, Cousin Benjamin, so that he won't miss them.
As Rose stood looking in that direction, and wondering if a rat had got shut in, the door of the case swung slowly open, and with a great start she saw a bony arm lifted, and a bony finger beckon to her.
Whin a bad egg is shut av the Army, he sings the Divil's Mass for a good riddance; an' that manes swearin' at ivrything from the Commandher-in-Chief down to the Room-Corp'ril, such as you niver in your days heard.
I've shut my eyes to a dale av dog's thricks to-day, an' now there must be no more av ut.
the Owls shut their eyes in pious remembrance of the darkness, and answered, "My lords and gentlemen, the Constitution is destroyed
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.
Then the Keeper of the Wicket passed through and she followed, after which the door swung shut and locked itself with a sharp click.
The high marble wall extended all around the place and shut out all the rest of the world.
Finally, the Flow-Clik sensor shuts an irrigation system off when a pipe or sprinkler breaks, minimizing water waste.
Even as the industry shuts down machines, it needs to be more efficient and more productive by making major capital investments in technology.
5- to 160-oz capacities, the self-contained and leak-proof shut-off is made from H13 tool steel and features an internal spring and piston that shuts off the plastic melt as the nozzle tip withdraws from the mold.
When a clot shuts off blood flow to part of the brain, patients sometimes receive powerful clot-busting drugs to reopen the blocked vessel.