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A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
He looked up, half shutting his one funny eye, and cocking one ear up, and letting the other droop down.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
This serves the double purpose of shutting out the glances of the curious and keeping out the cold air.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
It seemed that a great burden had been lifted from his mind, and he closed his eyes as if shutting out the past now forever.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
"No, thanks," the stranger said, taking his bag and shutting himself into his stuffy little stateroom.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
She fell to her task again, only now she began to hum softly, thus shutting me off entirely.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Then, burying his face in the same shawl and shutting his eyes, he descended steadily but swiftly.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
Jean was to be an architect—God knows why—but Aristide settled it, definitely, off-hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Make a shutting up: for the land is full of the judgment of blood, and the city is full of iniquity.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In favorable parts of the trail he must do better than that, to off-set losses of time where the going was most difficult.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS

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