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Sir Robert was forced to give up the contest and be shelved with a peerage.

The Wits and Beaux of SocietyGrace & Philip Wharton

But I am the daughter of the house after all, and it is a little hard to be so shelved—so absolutely put in the background!

Elizabeth's CampaignMrs. Humphrey Ward

Underneath two rooms a cellar was dug eight feet deep, and shelved all round for a store.

For the rest, let them be piled in garrets, just as the tolerable poets are shelved, when their little day is over.

The Marble Faun, Volume II.Nathaniel Hawthorne

But anyway it would not do to camp right under its windows, so the question was shelved unanswered.

Northern SpainEdgar T. A. Wigram

A great many lobster pots were slung up on the rocks that shelved above the beach.

The Camp Fire Girls on a YachtMargaret Love Sanderson

In the end the proposals were shelved by being referred to the Executive Committee.

Provisions arranged on a revolving table, shelved to a pyramid, and loaded with delicious wines.

He braced his shoulders, then shelved them forward 139as he reached a finger toward the bird-cage.

Whispering WiresHenry Leverage

But marriage should not be shelved, and driven off to the vague period called middle-age, without excellent reason.

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