How to use Shut in a sentence

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  • She shut the door.

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  • Carmen kissed Destiny goodnight and shut the door to their room.

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  • Carmen turned the light off and shut the door.

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  • Curtains shut out the light.

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  • She slammed the suitcase shut and glared at him.

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  • She climbed into the leather seat and he shut the door after her.

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  • They seem to know man isn't a threat until the engine is shut off.

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  • Soon he really shut his eyes and fell asleep.

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  • But don't let him shut you out.

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  • She folded the newspaper to shut the accusing eyes.

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  • Shut up; I told you not to interrupt... anyway, the damn thing went too fast for the old folks... over two miles an hour, I guess.

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  • He pulled the pajama top shut and started buttoning it without looking up.

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  • He shut the door and walked away from the car.

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  • But at length they came unexpectedly upon a huge rock that shut off the passage and blocked them from proceeding a single step farther.

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  • She let the door shut without removing anything.

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  • The car had been shut up long enough that it smelled of old upholstery.

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  • He turned into a driveway and shut off the truck.

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  • When I told her that Santa Claus would not come until she was asleep, she shut her eyes and said, "He will think girl is asleep."

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  • Finally she pulled the door shut and locked it.

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  • She shut the door after they entered, and smiled wryly at Adrienne.

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  • Who do you think you are, telling me to shut up?

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  • She clamped her mouth shut and watched Bordeaux mount his bay.

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  • Now shut up and let's get out of here.

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  • He popped the glove compartment shut and stared at her.

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  • Helen noticed that the puppies' eyes were closed, and she said, "Eyes--shut. Sleep--no," meaning, "The eyes are shut, but the puppies are not asleep."

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  • They shut the door and all sat down.

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  • She had shut Katie off many times when she had tried to tell her things.

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  • Quinn shut his off and no one calls me.

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  • I agreed and mentioned the timing of the power shut off at Howie's house after he'd left town.

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  • Once in a while we shut the alarm down during the day 'cause some of the help use that exit to the back parking lot.

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  • I rejoiced over all his successes, I shut my eyes to his faults, and wondered, not that he had them, but that they had not crushed or dwarfed his soul.

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  • She can shut her eyes and bend her arms and sit down and stand up straight.

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  • Still I could not shut my eyes to the force and weight of their arguments, and I saw plainly that I must abandon--'s scheme as impracticable.

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  • He shut his eyes, rubbed his forehead as if to rid himself of all interest in what he had read, and listened to what was passing in the nursery.

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  • She shut the door and descended the stairs.

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  • Carmen clamped her mouth shut.

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  • His mouth snapped shut and shame filled his eyes.

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  • He opened his mouth to speak and then clamped it shut.

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  • Lisa snapped her sagging jaw shut.

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  • After what seemed like hours of traveling down trails that were little more than rockslides, Giddon stopped the ATV and shut off the engine.

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  • The minute they entered the room Connie shut the door and turned to her with wide eyes.

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  • She started to shut the door, but he had the storm door open and his foot in the door before she could react.

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  • She snapped the full suitcase shut and opened her door.

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  • She grabbed a head of lettuce and shut the door.

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  • Once she was settled in the seat, he shut the door and walked around the car to the driver's side.

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  • In other words, shut up.

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  • The master bath was tidy, so she left the room and pulled the door shut, breathing a long sigh.

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  • She sighed and left the room, carefully pulling the door shut.

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  • She squeezed her eyes shut and prayed that romantic thoughts would cease to invade her newfound paradise.

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  • She gaped up at him and then snapped her jaws shut.

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  • He pulled the door shut gently and tiptoed down the hall after her.

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  • I can't shut down the experiment until six PM tomorrow night.

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  • I opted to keep my mouth shut.

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  • For once, I had the sense to keep my mouth shut.

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  • The police are getting wise and keeping their mouths shut.

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  • She can take Martha's place, trying to calm Howie down enough so he can nod off but keep beating on her the importance of keeping her mouth shut.

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  • I came to call on Mr. Abbott and had carefully shut off his power and was ready to visit when what do I see but he has company.

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  • Grasso lifted Molly by her waist band with one hand and literally tossed her into the van before slamming it shut.

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  • The storm beating against the windows had shut down the power; the hall was lit by candles and makeshift torches.

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  • She shut the door and waved at Carmen and Alex before getting into the driver's seat.

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  • The corntesse de Lamotte was condemned to be whipped, branded and shut up in the Salpetriere.

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  • It occupies a small but fertile and beautiful valley, shut in by mountains on every side except towards the sea, and containing the fortified haven of Portugalete, the industrial town of Baracaldo, and the villages of Santurce and Las Arenas, where the Nervion broadens to form the Bay of Bilbao at its mouth.

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  • It is shut in on the south by the precipices of the Wetterhorn, Mettenberg and Eiger, between which two famous glaciers flow down.

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  • We may, with Sedgwick, suppose the coelom to have originated by the enlargement and separation of pouches that pressed outwards from the archenteron into the thickened body-wall (such structures as the genital pouches of some Coelentera, not yet shut off from the rest of the cavity), and they would probably have been four in number and radially disposed about the central cavity.

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  • It was put down with the same decisive energy that William had shown in 1088, and this time he was merciless; he blinded and mutilated William of Ets, shut up Mowbray of Northumberland for life in a monastery, and hanged many men of lesser rank.

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  • His brother shut him up in honorable confinement for the rest of his life, though otherwise he was not ill-treated.

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  • For taking up this dangerous line of defence, and admitting his doubts about several received articles of faith, he was attacked by the Yorkist archbishop Bourchier in 1457, compelled to do penance, and shut up in a monastery for the rest of his life.

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  • It may be observed that when the mouth is closed, especially when the opposed surfaces of the teeth present an irregular outline, the corresponding upper and lower teeth are not exactly opposite, otherwise the two series could not fit into one another, but as a rule the points of the lower teeth shut into the interspaces in front of the corresponding teeth of the upper jaw.

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  • The machines charge simultaneously at each end, so that the lids of the retorts may be shut immediately the coal enters.

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  • The finding of any traces of carbon dioxide in the gas between the first two boxes is generally the signal for a new clean purifier being put into action, and the first one shut off, emptied and recharged with fresh lime, the impregnated material being sometimes sold for dressing certain soils.

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  • This hand-wheel has merely to be turned one way for starting the hot-blowing, and the opposite way for gas-making, to open and shut all the connexions, without any mistake being possible on the part of the attendant.

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  • Four men and a boy of fourteen who got shut in the Tynewydd mine near Porth, in South Wales, in the winter of 1876-1877 for ten days without food, were not only alive when released, but several of them were able to walk, and all subsequently recovered.

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  • The mountain ranges which shut off East Turkestan from the rest of the world rank among the loftiest and most difficult in Asia, and indeed in the world.

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  • The streets are narrow, and by a system called Kucheh-bandi (street-closing) established long ago for impeding the circulation of crowds and increasing general security, every quarter of the town, or block of buildings, is shut off from its neighbours by gates which are closed during local disorders and regularly at night.

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  • They require only such shade as will shut out the direct rays of the sun, and, though abundant moisture must be supplied, the atmosphere should not be loaded with it.

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  • The fjords and glens which cut into it are shut in by precipitous walls of basalt, which plainly shows that they have been formed by erosion through the mass of the plateau.

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  • The church founded by St Patrick was doubtless in the main identical in doctrine with the churches of Britain and Gaul and other branches of the Western church; but after the recall of the Roman legions from Britain the Irish church was shut off from the Roman world, and it is only natural that there should not have been any great amount of scruple with regard to orthodox doctrine.

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  • Thus it is that Even as the roots, shut in the darksome earth, Share in the tree-top's joyance, and conceive Of sunshine and wide air and winged things, By sympathy of nature, so do I gave evidence of things unseen.

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  • Sometimes, it is true, a sense of isolation enfolds me like a cold mist as I sit alone and wait at life's shut gate.

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  • In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round--for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost--do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature.

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  • It made her angrier at her mate, who systematically shut the doors around her and also managed to interfere with her ability to trust anyone else.

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  • Even David Dean, although he was smart enough to keep his mouth shut in front of his wife, was forced to cross every finger of both hands.

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  • While Dean could have officially requested Fitzgerald to pursue the matter, his past experience was beginning to teach Dean when to keep his mouth shut.

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  • He's the illegitimate son of Josh 'Bones' Mulligan and he killed Billy Langstrom to shut him up!

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  • Now get out of here and keep your mouth shut.

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  • I know I only won because you kept your mouth shut.

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  • Gabriel bristled at the reminder that his own underworld had shut him out.

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  • He shut down her ability to use the portals, just in case there was something else going on.

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  • Eight traitors in the week he'd been shut out of the underworld.

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  • She shook her head, clamped her mouth shut then opened it to speak.

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  • Lost souls, shut out of the underworld, was the greatest nightmare for Death.

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  • You act like you've been shut out of your underworld or your mate made a deal with Darkyn and turned into someone else.

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  • I've been shut out for a reason.

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  • Shutting off the reading lamp, he backed out of the room and silently shut the door.

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  • She shut the cabinet door and hung the towel over the oven door handle to dry.

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  • She sighed contentedly and shut the oven door.

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  • He shut the door and strode stiffly to his truck, digging in his pocket for the keys.

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  • He chuckled as he came in behind her and shut the door.

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  • She flipped her phone shut and stared absently at the table.

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  • The back door shut as Jonathan and Alex left the house.

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  • As the door clicked shut behind him, her breath escaped in a strangled sob.

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  • His expression was bland, but those delicious chocolate eyes wandered over her face in a disturbingly familiar way before he shut the door.

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  • She reached up and shut off the light, crawling back under the covers.

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  • He put the ring back and closed the jewelry box, wishing he could shut off his memories as easily.

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  • He was one of the only people she didn't shut out of her life when she was diagnosed as terminal.

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  • You've been backed into a corner, and you've shut out everything.

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  • Too surprised to understand what exactly was happening, she obeyed the police officer's instructions to sit down and shut up and sat in the quiet police station reception area.

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  • The man shut the door behind them.

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  • Can you shut that healer up by eating him?

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  • She opened her mouth to speak and then clamped it shut, her stomach turning.

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  • She shut off the shower and wrung out her hair, then wrapped herself in the thick towel.

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  • He clamped his jaw shut.

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  • Sit down and shut up, Katie!

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  • He shut down the battle planner and locked it.

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  • Dean couldn't think of a polite response so for once he kept his mouth shut.

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  • I'd try to smooth over the missing picture with Miss Worthington by telling her about this here notebook, but I can't be sure she'd keep her mouth shut and not blab about it to the Quincy ladies.

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  • Edith shut her eyes and Dean thought for a moment she might once again faint.

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  • If she opens her mouth, he either doesn't listen or whacks it shut.

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  • If Dean had given any thought to how that statement sounded before he opened his big fat mouth, he would have practiced a little restraint and kept it shut.

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  • It pisses me off being shut out.

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  • Questions bombarded Jackson's thoughts, yet he sensed if he were too bothersome, their chaperone might shut down.

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  • Elisabeth yelled from the kitchen, "Sit down, shut up and keep your hands to yourself."

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  • He shut the door to avoid being overheard.

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  • Victor approached Jackson and yelled, "Shut up!"

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  • Slicing the end of the envelope open with one smooth movement, he placed the letter opener back where it belonged and shoved the drawer shut.

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  • Rinsing it, he placed it in the dishwasher and shut the door.

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  • He piled ham, sandwich spread, lettuce, a tomato and bread in his arms and allowed the door to shut on its own.

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  • She slammed the drawer shut and crammed the supplies into her arms.

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  • Carmen clamped her sagging jaw shut and tore her gaze from him, an uncomfortable warmth flooding her neck and face.

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  • He glanced at the buckets and shut the door.

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  • Carmen pulled the coop door shut and the fox snarled around the hen, backing deeper into the corner.

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  • The dome light went off as he shut the door.

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  • Carmen closed the barn door and propped it shut with a board.

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  • She shut the stove door and picked up the kid.

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  • Then he shut the door and glanced at Josh's truck - and the barn.

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  • Why couldn't she learn to keep her big mouth shut?

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  • No, you assumed that - and I merely kept my mouth shut.

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  • I'm not sure I could tell the VP to sit down and shut up with the same panache you have.

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  • I shut down the satellites supporting comms on the East Coast, but it'll only take another two or three minutes before the backups on the sats are enabled.

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  • Shut up and go to sleep.

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  • If it'll shut you up, fine.

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  • Rhyn clamped his mouth shut.  He'd done what Kiki asked him to, and Kris didn't believe him.  He was ready to go silent on it again for the rest of eternity.  He turned to leave then stopped.

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  • Lara sent her an evil look and she shut up.

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  • Before this started, I'd have settled for half of what Shakey Jake caught, all because his lawyer didn't know when to shut up!

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  • As Dean shut off the engine he turned to his companion.

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  • Jonathan Winston pulled Baratto away, and turned to give Dean a scathing look that said It's your fault for not keeping your mouth shut.

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  • I said shut up!

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  • Dean rose to shut off the radio just as the news began.

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  • He crossed to the bathroom and shut the door.

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  • Alex grimaced as he shut the door.

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  • She shut the door firmly and walked away.

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  • She flipped on the light and let the door swing shut on its own.

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  • He shut it and reached over, opening the passenger door for her.

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  • He shoved the door shut.

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  • When they were both out of the corral, he shut it again.

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  • He opened the door wider and when he saw Carmen sitting on the bed fully dressed, he entered the room and shut the door.

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  • Alex held her arm as she climbed into the truck, and then shut the door.

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  • He pulled the truck into the yard, shut off the engine and removed the keys from the ignition.

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  • She shut the car door and followed him inside.

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  • She shut the book, her face burning.

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  • The barn door groaned as it swung shut, exposing the figure leaning against the wall.

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  • She still had her jeans on and was washing her upper torso when the front door opened and shut.

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  • For a minute after the patio door slid shut she stood in stunned silence, too shocked by his outburst to think of a response.

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  • She turned on the exhaust fan and grabbed a chair, climbing into it to get high enough to shut the alarm off.

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  • It took three attempts, but she finally bounced high enough to shut off the alarm.

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  • The bedroom door was shut, so she knocked on it.

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  • Snapping the phone shut, she shut the door to the garage.

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  • He shut the door and shucked his coat, hanging it on the chair before turning to her with open arms.

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  • Carmen urged Ed through the gate and shut it before Princess could join them.

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  • She slipped into the seat and slammed the door shut, avoiding his eyes while she buckled her seat belt.

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  • He pushed the drawer shut and started toward her.

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  • There, he kicked the door shut and proceeded to prove that he knew exactly what he was talking about.

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  • She left before anyone could shut her up again in a room, running once she'd closed the door to the hovel the two families shared.

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  • He began to understand her reluctance to be involved with him and how thick the walls around her heart were, if she spent the years since the Schism learning how to shut people and emotion out.

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  • Just couldn't shut up, could you, Jenn?

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  • Rissa's quarters, he assumed as he shut the door.

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  • He shut the door and straightened his suit while his eyes adjusted to the dim light.

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  • Then she shut her mouth and studied Alex intently.

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  • This time he carried her into the house and shut the door with a foot.

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  • She pulled the margarine out of the refrigerator and shut the door.

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  • She smiled and nudged Princess into a lope, leaving him to shut the gate and catch up.

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  • When the three men rode through, she shut the gate and turned Princes toward the trail that Alex had chosen.

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  • She squeezed her eyes shut and suppressed a scream.

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  • She shook her head as she shut the door.

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  • Carmen shut the door and crossed the room, sitting at the desk and indicating a chair for Sam.

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  • She shut off her lamp and turned on her side with her back to him.

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  • Alex was quiet for a few minutes and then shut his light off.

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  • She surrendered to his lovemaking, briefly disappointed when he stopped to shut their bedroom door.

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  • She shut the stove off and moved the frying pan.

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  • Finally he pulled out an envelope and shut the drawer.

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  • She closed the suitcase lid and snapped it shut, staring into empty space.

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  • She slammed the book shut and leaned back against the seat.

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  • Noting the page number, she snapped the book shut and turned off the light.

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  • Keaton pulled the car off the road into a grassy parking area beside the creek and shut off the engine.

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  • Aw, shut up and stand up.

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  • As she shut the door, she leaned over, looking through the open window at him.

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  • With a startled gasp, she dashed into the cabin, struggling to shut the door against the rising wind.

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  • Shut that fire off and get under the table.

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  • He turned the beam around the yard and then shut the door.

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  • She clamped her mouth shut.

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  • She gave the door a push and it slammed shut.

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  • She slammed the book shut and carried it to the shed, where she searched for something to mark a trail.

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  • Megan snapped her sagging jaw shut and ran to get a wet rag.

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  • She crammed the last shirt into the suitcase and held it down while she snapped it shut.

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  • She tacked the note to the door and shut the screen.

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  • As she turned into the circular drive and shut off the engine, she let out a long sigh.

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  • The woman's mind was completely shut off from him.

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  • Nothing happened after a few seconds, except it felt like the mall shut off the air conditioner.

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  • He never realized he hated that, before she did it, maybe because no one else ever had the ability to shut him out so completely.

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  • He shut off the ignition.

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  • The door was locked from the outside, bolted shut.

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  • He typed a quick text then shut off the phone.

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  • The monster which was born was shut up in the Labyrinth.

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  • To the south of Terranova there is no harbour of any importance on the east coast (the Gulf of Orosei being exposed to the E., and shut in by a precipitous coast) until Tortoli is reached, and beyond that to the Capo Carbonara at the south-east extremity, and again along the south coast, there is no harbour before Cagliari, the most important on the island.

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  • The withdrawal of Mersenne in 1614 to a post in the provinces was the signal for Descartes to abandon social life and shut himself up for nearly two years in a secluded house of the faubourg St Germain.

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  • Here he was shut in by a superior force of Spaniards, and made preparations to defend himself until relieved by the army which Orange was collecting on the eastern frontier.

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  • In all the upland valleys of the Abruzzi snow begins to fall early in November, and heavy storms occur often as late as May; whole communities are shut out for months from any intercourse with their neighbours, and some villages are so long buried in snow that regular passages are made between the different houses for the sake of communication among the inhabitants.

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  • The gates of Rome itself were shut against Frederick; and even on this first occasion his good understanding with Adrian began to suffer.

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  • He was shut thi in the fortress of Varignano, and after endless discussions as to Au jether he should be tried or not, the question was settled by an To ii hetti amnesty.

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  • The valid or scientific but metaphysically untrustworthy knowledge, to which Kant shut us up, was knowledge of a mechanical universe.

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  • The city lies in a fertile valley shut in by vine-clad hills, and the picturesque red sandstone buildings of the old town are interspersed with orchards and gardens.

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  • But there was still the difference that in the old state of things the plebeian was shut out by law, while in the new state of things no law shut out the new man.

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  • These families and branches of families, however noble they might be in descent, were thus shut out from all the n political privileges of nobility.

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  • When one branch of a family was admitted and one shut out we have an analogy to the patrician and plebeian Claudii, though the distinction had come about in quite another way.

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  • All political power was vested in the noble class; the prince sank to a magistrate, keeping only some of the outward forms of sovereignty; the mass of the people were shut out altogether.

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  • The whole noble order was disfranchised; to be noble was equivalent to being shut out from public office.

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  • Only the Roman commons, great and small, never shut out the patricians from office; they were satisfied to share office with them.

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  • Many towns shut their gates upon them; but, in spite of discouragement, they spread from Poland to the Rhine, and penetrated as far as Holland and Flanders.

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  • Odoacer, like the emperors who had gone before him, made Ravenna his chief place of residence, and here he shut himself up when Theodoric the Ostrogoth had invaded Italy and defeated him in two battles.

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  • At that time thousands of Americans in Europe found their funds shut off, and Mr. Hoover headed a committee in London to give all possible assistance to those in England.

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  • The mandibles, which are frequently used for carrying various objects, are situated well to the outside of the maxillae, so that they can be opened and shut without interfering with the latter.

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  • The surface of Minas Geraes is broken by mountain ranges and deeply eroded rivercourses, the latter forming fertile valleys shut in by partly barren uplands, or campos.

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  • The Mantiqueira-Espinhago chain shuts out the streams flowing directly east to the Atlantic, and the boundary ranges on the west shut out the streams that flow into the Tocantins, though their sources are on the actual threshold of the state.

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  • As an example of the former it has been shown (Beddard) that a large median sac in Lybiodrilus is at first freely open to the coelom, that it later becomes shut off from the same, that it then acquires an external orifice, and, finally, that it encloses the ovary or ovaries, between which and the exterior a passage is thus effected.

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  • Thus the nephridia, in this case at least, are a part of the coelom and are not shut off from it by a layer of peritoneum, as are other organs which lie in it, e.g.

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  • The gonads and their ducts in the Hirudinea invariably form a closed system of cavities entirely shut off from the coelom in which they lie.

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  • These fears were justified, in so far as those who entertained them shut their eyes to everything new and assumed an attitude of no compromise.

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  • Nitzsch's name was subsequently dismissed by Cuvier without a word of praise, and in terms which would have been applicable to many another and inferior author, while Temminck, terming Naumann's work an " ouvrage de luxe "-it being in truth one of the cheapest for its contents ever published-effectually shut it out from the realms of science.

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  • All the lakes of the series are shut in by high mountains, those surrounding Lake Abai, together with the islands with which its surface is broken, being clothed with luxuriant vegetation.

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  • In the trap-door species of Lycosidae, like, for instance, Lycosa opifex of the Russian steppes, the hinge is weak and the lid of the burrow is kept normally shut by being very much thicker and heavier at its free margin opposite the hinge so that it readily falls by its own weight.

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  • Quite commonly the burrow has a second passage running obliquely upwards from the main passage to the surface of the soil, and this subsidiary track may itself be shut off from the main branch by an inner door, so that when an enemy has forced an entrance through the main door, the spider retreats behind the second, leaving the intruder to explore the seemingly empty burrow.

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  • But that view which admits a life of God that is not benumbed in an unchangeable sameness will be able to understand his eternal co-working as a variable quantity, the transforming influence of which comes forth at particular moments and attests that the course of nature is not shut up within itself.

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  • As the water is shut off before the portion of the well below the water-bearing strata is bored the remainder of the drilling is conducted with only sufficient water in the well to admit of sand-pumping.

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  • With the exception of the extreme north (Commagene), which is shut off by a barrier of hills and belongs to foreign hydrographic systems, the whole country is roughly a gable-shaped plateau, falling north and south from a medial ridge, which crosses Syria at about its central point.

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  • Palestine, being less shut in and enjoying a comparatively large general rainfall, would be still a land " flowing with milk and honey " had its forests not been destroyed, and the terracing, which used to hold up soil on the highlands, been maintained.

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  • Shut off from the adjacent Indian Ocean by its mountain barrier, the drainage of the country is westward to the distant Atlantic. As its name implies, the chief rivers rise in Mont aux Sources.

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  • In life they are commonly rhythmically opened and shut by a wavy movement.

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  • Lying in a hollow, the town is shut in by hills which terminate in the forelands of Salcombe and High Peak, two sheer cliffs of a deep red colour.

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  • The fact that its product is shut out of its natural markets, without gaining that of the United States, is also a great handicap. The civic status of the people is still unsettled, but there has been under American rule a notable advance in the well-being of the island.

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  • To the south the province is shut in by the wide mountainous tract which stretches from the Bay of Bengal through Bastar to the Godavari, and west of that river is continued onward to the rocky ridges and plateaus of Khandesh by a succession of ranges that enclose the plain of Berar along its southern border.

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  • Except for the absence of 'the longitudinal fibres the skin of the proboscis resembles that of the body, but the fluid-containing tubules of the latter are shut off from those of the body.

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  • Alexander, overwhelmed with grief, shut himself up in Castle St Angelo, and then declared that the reform of the church would be the sole object of his life henceforth - a resolution which he did not keep. Every effort was made to discover the assassin, and suspicion fell on various highly placed personages.

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  • There are numerous high valleys shut in among the mountains of this range; the most noteworthy being the plain of Livno, which lies parallel to the Dalmatian border, at a height of 500 ft.

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  • Its narrow but fertile territory consisted of a plain shut in on all sides except towards the sea by considerable elevations, among which the most remarkable were Mount Arachnaeon and Titthion.

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  • He was vicepresident of the United States from 1845 to 1849, but the appointment of Buchanan as secretary of state at once shut him off from all hope of party patronage or influence in the Polk administration, and he came to be looked upon as the leader of that body of conservative Democrats of the North, who, while they themselves chafed at the domination of southern leaders, were disposed to disparage all anti-slavery agitation.

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  • These sinuses are completely shut off from all other cavities, they do not open into the main coelomic space nor into the small arm-sinus, nor does the right sinus communicate with the left.

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  • In Crania it is completely shut off from the main coelom, but in Lingula it communicates freely with this cavity.

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  • It can retract the tentacles, shut its shell, and sink to the bottom.

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  • As soon as two-thirds of the lead has separated in the form of crystals, the steam is shut off and the liquid lead drained off through the two spouts into the moulds.

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  • But the opposition, while unable to deny the recuperation of Hungary, shut their eyes to everything but Tisza's " tyranny, " and their attacks were never so savage and unscrupulous as during the session of 1889, when threats of a revolution were uttered by the opposition leaders and the premier could only enter or leave the House under police protection.

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  • From the Dorah eastwards the crest of the Hindu Kush again becomes the boundary till it effects a junction with the Murtagh and Sarikol ranges, which shut off China from Russia and India.

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  • The Czechs and Yugosla y s, finding the door thus shut in the face of their national aspirations, even in the modified Habsburg form, naturally stiffened in their opposition.

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  • Now we have seen that the 5 prefixed to n-'p 'p cannot refer to authorship; we seem therefore shut up to one of two alternatives, either the psalms inscribed 's?

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  • Wyat took possession of Southwark, and expected to have been admitted into London; but finding the gates shut against him and the drawbridge cut down he marched to Kingston, the bridge at which place had been destroyed.

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  • On raising the piston the liquid rises in the cylinder, the valve E opening and F remaining shut.

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  • At the upper end of A is a glass two-way stop-cock, by turning which the vessel A can either be made to communicate with the vessel to be exhausted, or with the atmosphere, or can be shut off from both when the cock holds an intermediate position.

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  • The cock is now shut against both communications, the reservoir lifted, the gas contents of A discharged and so on, until, when after an exhaustion mercury is let into A, the metal strikes against the top without interposition of a gas-bell.

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  • This, however, proved to be merely a pocket, and the mine is now shut down.

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  • Alompra was now master of all the navigable rivers; and the Peguans, shut out from foreign aid, were finally subdued.

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  • In the course of the season the borders (inside) will require several thorough soakings of warm water - the first when the house is shut up, this being repeated when the vines have made young shoots a few inches long, again when the vines are in flower, and still again when the berries are taking the second swelling after stoning.

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  • This drew all the children after him and he led them out of the town to the Koppelberg hill, in the side of which a door suddenly opened, by which he entered and the children after him, all but one who was lame and could not follow fast enough to reach the door before it shut again.

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  • He resented the action of France and England in forcing the settlement of Kutaiah upon him, and remained shut up in his palace, inaccessible to all save his favourites and the representative of Russia.

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  • The site is shut off from the sea coast by a range of high rugged mountains.

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  • Indeed, he vigorously attacked rationalism, as distinguished from the rational principle, charging it with being unscientific inasmuch as it ignored the historical significance of Christianity, shut its eyes to individuality and failed to give religious feeling its due.

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  • The Creoles (Criallos) or American-born Spaniards had for long been aggrieved at being shut out from all important official positions, and at the restrictions placed upon their trade, but the bulk of the Creole population was not disloyal.

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  • It is shut off to the east and south by the Sierra Maestra.

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  • In the last action he was severely wounded by the explosion of a powder-wagon and he was soon after shut up in Devizes by Waller, where he defended himself until relieved by the victory of Roundway Down on the 13th of July.

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  • Or ought she, on the other hand, to remain a society of religious devotees, separated and shut out from the world?

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  • Books and documents were read aloud to him, while notes were made by him with eyes shut, and were afterwards deciphered and read aloud to him till he had mastered them.

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  • But until recently it had been supposed that Hellas was shut out entirely from this Oriental culture.

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  • Another attempt by the Lorraine family to reconquer their duchy was thus foiled, and at the same time a second imperial army under the duke of Saxe-Eisenach, which had crossed the Rhine by Philipsburg, was shut up in an island of the Rhine and forced to make terms with the French.

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  • When these processes continue for a long time in deep water shut off from free circulation so that it does not become aerated by contact with the atmosphere the water becomes unfit to support the life of fishes, and when the accumulation of putrefying organic matter gives rise to sulphuretted hydrogen as in the Black Sea below 125 fathoms, life, other than bacterial, is impossible.

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  • By means of a weight dropped along the line the water-bottle can be shut and a sample enclosed at any desired depth.

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  • As the Arctic Basin is shut off from the North Atlantic by ridges rising to within 300 fathoms of the surface and from the Pacific by the shallow shelf of the Bering Sea, and as the ice-laden East Greenland and Labrador currents consist of fresh surface water which cannot appreciably influence the underlying mass, the Arctic region has no practical effect upon the bottom temperature of the three great oceans, which is entirely dominated by the influence of the Antarctic. The existence of deep-lying and extensive rises or ridges in high southern latitudes has been indicated by the deep-sea temperature observations of Antarctic expeditions.

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  • These are made to shut air-tight against their frames, so as to prevent the air from taking a short cut back to the upcast, while preserving free access between the different districts without following the whole round of the air-ways.

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  • The climate is mild in summer, fitful in autumn and spring, and very cold in winter, as even the plains are high and shut in on three sides by mountains snow-clad during several months.

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  • Compelled by the papal authority to release him after a short interval and to restore the countship to him, he soon renewed the struggle, beat Geoffrey near Brissac and shut him up in the castle of Chinon (1068).

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  • The country towns now poured their militia into Cambridge, opposite Boston; troops came from neighbouring colonies, and Artemas Ward, a Massachusetts general, was placed in command of the irregular force, which with superior numbers at once shut the royal army up in Boston.

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  • He returned to America in 1840, was a tutor for a few months (1840-1841) at Bowdoin, and in 1842, shut out from any better place by distrust of his German training and by his frank opposition to Unitarianism, he became pastor of the Congregational Church of West Amesbury (now Merrimac), Massachusetts.

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  • He then assumed the command of the army and obtained several successes against Mithradates, whom he shut up in Pitane on the coast of Aeolis, and would undoubtedly have captured him had Lucullus co-operated with the fleet.

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  • It is at the head of a narrow defile, shut in by steep hills on the east and west but expanding on the north to meet the valley of the Save.

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  • Thecurrent being alternately transmitted and shut off, as a hole passes on and off the aperture of the tube or bellows, causes a vibratory motion of the air, whose frequency depends on the number of times per second that a perforation passes the mouth of the tube.

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  • Now, it is evident that each coincidence of the perforations in the two plates is followed by a non-coincidence, during which the air-current is shut off, and that consequently, during each revolution of the upper plate, there occur n alternate passages and interceptions of the current.

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  • Hope alone remained at the bottom, the lid having been shut down before she escaped.

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  • Hence the attempts to train its growing manhood in clerically regulated boarding-schools and to keep it shut out from the external world in clerical seminaries, even in places where there are universities.

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  • If he ever knew his wife's real character he thought it more consistent with his dignity to shut his eyes.

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  • The harbour, which is the best on the north coast of South America, is formed by an indentation of the coastline shut in by two long islands lying parallel to the mainland.

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  • When Newcastle was shut up in York, Lucas and the cavalry remained in the open country, and when Rupert's relieving army crossed the mountains into Yorkshire he was quickly joined by Newcastle's squadrons.

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  • Bering Sea is bounded by the Alaskan Peninsula and the chain of the Aleutian Islands; the sea of Okhotsk is enclosed by the peninsula of Kamchatka and the Kurile Islands; the Sea of Japan is shut off by Sakhalin Island, the Japanese Islands and the peninsula of Korea; the Yellow Sea is an opening between the coast of China and Korea; the China Sea lies between the Asiatic continent and the island of Formosa, the Philippine group, Palawan and Borneo.

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  • In admitting that the name was borrowed, we are not by any means shut up to suppose that the Hebrew nebhiim simply copied their Canaanite neighbours.

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  • Hearing that the Roman province was threatened, he marched westward, defeated Vercingetorix near Dijon and shut him up in Alesia (Mont-Auxois),which he surrounded with lines of circumvallation.

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  • Again to quote Livingstone, " The Boers resolved to shut up the interior and I determined to open the country."

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  • The great road to the north would thus have been effectually shut against trade and British colonization.

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  • Along the southern coast are many ponds, all shut off from the ocean by a narrow strip of land, excepting Tisbury Great Pond, which has a small outlet to the sea.

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  • Two baroque chapels were added in the 17th and 18th centuries, which are fortunately shut off from the rest of the church.

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  • Shut out, in spite of the deserved success of his decorations of the cupola of Val de Grace (1664), from any great share in those public works the control of which was the attribute of the new Academy, Mignard was chiefly active in portraiture.

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  • They were employed by the police in dealing with prostitutes, and on their authority lunatics were shut up in hospitals and sometimes in prisons.

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  • The choir is usually long, and is sometimes, as at Llanthony and Christ Church (Twynham), shut off from the aisles, or, as at Bolton, Kirkham, &c., is destitute of aisles altogether.

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  • This system, which has been employed for the lowest weir on the Moldau, and for a weir at the upper end of the Danube canal near Vienna to shut out floods and floating ice, as well as on the Seine, possesses the merits of raising all the movable parts of the weir out of water in flood-time, and rendering the working of the weir very safe and easy.

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  • It was a far cry from New Orleans to Quebec. If France could link them by a chain of settlements and shut in the English to their narrow strip of Atlantic seaboard there was good promise that North America would be hers.

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  • Behind the transverse fissure the lower end of the Spigelian lobe is seen as a knob called the tuber papillare, and from tree right of this a narrow bridge runs forward and to the right to join the Spigelian lobe to the right Vena cava in its fossa lobe and to shut off the transverse fissure from that for the vena cava.

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  • The adductor muscles placed in the concavity of the shells act upon the long arms of the lever at a mechanical advantage; their contraction keeps the shells shut, and stretches the ligament or spring h.

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  • After making vain complaints in the senate, he shut himself up in his own house during the remaining eight months of his consulship, taking no part in public business beyond fulminating edicts against Caesar's proceedings, which only provoked an attack upon his house by a mob of Caesar's partisans.

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  • To have been married a second time disqualified for ordination, or for continued tenure of the office of bishop. In all the action of the church unanimity was considered to be necessary; if any member differed in opinion from the rest, he must either surrender his judgment to that of the church, or be shut out from its communion.

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  • While still engaged in the struggle with Ptolemy, he was attacked by Antiochus with a large army (134), and compelled to shut himself up in Jerusalem; after a severe siege peace was at last secured only on condition of a Jewish disarmament, and the payment of an indemnity and an annual tribute, for which hostages were taken.

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  • Though separated, both succeeded in escaping simultaneously on the 3rd of June 1611; but, less fortunate than her husband, who got safe to the Continent, she was captured in the straits of Dover and shut up in the Tower of London.

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  • This does not mean that we shut our eyes to the ideals of Greek philosophers, with whom morality was constantly outgrowing religion.

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  • But when Christ opened to me how He was tempted by the same devil, and overcame him and bruised his head, and that through Him, and His power, light, grace and spirit, I should overcome also, I had confidence in Him; so He it was that opened to me, when I was shut up and had no hope nor faith.

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  • That the sense of touch is highly developed seems quite certain, because the bird, although it may not be audibly sniffing, will always first touch an object with the point of its bill, whether in the act of feeding or of surveying the ground; and when shut up in a cage or confined in a room it may be heard, all through the night, tapping softly at the walls..

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  • In 1574 Melville returned to Scotland, and almost immediately received the appointment of principal of Glasgow University, which had fallen into an almost ruinous state, the college having been shut and the students dispersed.

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  • Asturias consists of a portion of the northern slope of the Cantabrian Mountains,and is covered in all directions with offshoots from the main chain, by which it is almost completely shut in on the south.

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  • These ranges, which mostly lie close to the seaboard, form by their projecting spurs a narrow defile on the Phocian frontier, near the famous battlefield of Chaeroneia, and shut in Copais closely on the south between Coronea and Haliartus.

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  • Andalusia consists of a great plain, the valley of the Guadalquivir, shut in by mountain ranges on every side except the S.W., where it descends to the Atlantic. This lowland, which is known as Andalucia Baja, or Lower Andalusia, resembles the valley of the Ebro in its slight elevation above sea-level (300-400 ft.), and in the number of brackish lakes or fens, and waste lands (despoblados) impregnated with salt, which seem to indicate that the whole surface was covered by the sea at no distant geological date.

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  • The Saxon ministers, after protesting against the new arrangement, arrested Patkul and shut him up in the fortress of Sonnenstein (Dec. 19, 1705), altogether disregarding the remonstrances of Peter against such a gross violation of international law.

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  • A last attempt to live at Geneva, made at the request of relatives there, satisfied him that the theological atmosphere was uncongenial, and in 1684 he finally settled at Amsterdam, first as a moderately successful preacher, until ecclesiastical jealousy shut him out from that career, and afterwards as professor of philosophy, belles-lettres and Hebrew in the Remonstrant seminary.

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  • The area known as Olympia is bounded on the west by the Cladeus, on the south by the Alpheus, on the north by the low heights which shut in the Alpheus valley, and on the east by the ancient racecourses.

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  • The middle section, next to the east, which was shut off by low screens, contained a table and stelae.

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  • Madame Grotius, perceiving this, prevailed on her husband to allow himself to be shut up in it at the usual time.

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  • Until modern times all the included area was shut off from the open sea by a sand-bank, which rendered the entrance of large vessels impossible.

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  • David Livingstone was as determined to open the interior as the Boers were to keep it shut, and he succeeded, pushing north, discovering Lake Ngami, and consecrating a remarkable life to the evangelization of Central Africa.

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  • Beyond the mountains which flank the cultivated valleys of Semail and Tyin, to the west, there stretches the great Ruba el Khali, or Dahna, the central desert of southern Arabia, which reaches across the continent to the borders of Yemen, isolating the province on the landward side just as the rugged mountain barriers shut it off from the sea.

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  • On the 25th of March 1783 he was chosen their bishop by ten episcopal clergymen of Connecticut, meeting in Woodbury; as he could not take the British oath of allegiance, Seabury was shut out from consecration by the English bishops, and he was consecrated by Scotch bishops at Aberdeen on the 14th of November 1784.

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  • They require only such shade as will shut out the direct rays of the sun, and, though abundant moisture must be supplied, the atmosphere should not be overloaded with it.

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  • Keep the fruit-room free from spoiled fruit, and shut it close.

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  • But the town council had been warned, and the gates were shut and guarded.

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  • But while it may be admitted that Gregory was inclined to be unduly subservient to the great, so that at times he was willing to shut his eyes to the vices and even the crimes of persons of rank; yet it cannot fairly be denied that his character as a whole was singularly noble and unselfish.

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  • Of those actually in the Baltic and fit to go to sea, twelve were at Reval shut in by the ice, and the others were at Kronstadt.

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  • There is a regulating arrangement, by which onehalf of the guide-passages can be shut off in pairs from the water, and at the same time air is freely admitted into these unused passages by pipes which pass through the hinges of the controlling shutter.

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  • His popularity as a preacher was deservedly pre-eminent; but no more diligent student ever shut himself up with his books.

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  • As soon as the dog succeeded in doing this the animals were parted, often by the attendants biting their tails, and the badger was again shut up in his box, which, at a signal from the time-keeper, was again opened.

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