shut in

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  • You see one can get shut in till the next low water. Cited from The Spanish Chest, by Edna A. Brown
  • As a child he was shut in his house until he married.
  • There is no feeling of being shut in to a term of study. Cited from Foch the Man, by Clara E. Laughlin
  • December passed slowly and the shut-in life began again as in the previous year. Cited from Une Vie, by Guy de Maupassant
  • No one can see us here, shut in behind these trees. Cited from Trapped by Malays, by George Manville Fenn
  • There is no one so shut in, as not to receive some influence from without. Cited from The Life of Jesus, by Ernest Renan
  • I told him then about the dog, and about finding him shut in the room. Cited from The Case of Jennie Brice, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • We are completely shut in by it, except in the front here by the river. Cited from The Rajah of Dah, by George Manville Fenn
  • At least no door had been shut in her face. Cited from His Second Wife, by Ernest Poole
  • All the same, it is out, shut in, and not much damage done. Cited from Flowing Gold, by Rex Beach
  • This is a small village completely shut in by three huge hills standing very close together. Cited from Three Months of My Life, by J. F. Foster
  • On the land side they were shut in without hope of expansion. Cited from Mary Slessor of Calabar, by W. P. Livingstone
  • They did not notice that they were shut in, but continued their conversation. Cited from A Love Episode, by Emile Zola
  • My chief pleasure during that shut-in winter was watching those children. Cited from The American Child, by Elizabeth McCracken
  • Soon afterwards he went to his room, and was shut in there for a considerable time. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
  • I told him how our three families were shut in. Cited from The Narrative of Gordon Sellar, by Gordon Sellar
  • At each house the door was shut in his face. Cited from Clementina, by A.E.W. Mason
  • I was shut in the better part of six hours and time proved a bit slow. Cited from The Spanish Chest, by Edna A. Brown
  • He would be a boy again, it seemed, with his eyes shut in the face of life. Cited from A Soldier of the Legion, by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  • The drama has shut in upon us at the fourth act. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 2: Elia, by Charles Lamb
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