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Miss Stoner did so, and Holmes, after a careful examination through the open window, endeavoured in every way to force the shutter open, but without success.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
We struck for the stern of the texas, and found it, and then scrabbled along forwards on the skylight, hanging on from shutter to shutter, for the edge of the skylight was in the water.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
The sudden exclusion of the night, and the substitution of black darkness in its place, warned me that the man had closed a shutter.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
After some delay, and some assistance from Toby, the shutter to which he had referred, swung open on its hinges.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Something big appeared in the air before the shutter, the rifle went overboard, and the man stepped back swiftly, looked at me over his shoulder in an extraordinary, profound, familiar manner, and fell upon my feet.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
The horizontal slats were missing here and there and had been naively replaced with boards nailed on perpendicularly; so that what began as a blind ended as a shutter.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
She mounted rapidly to the first floor, to her own chamber, opened a small wicket in her shutter, and peeped into the garden.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Pausing first to put the door key in its old place behind the shutter, she resolutely turned her face to the confronting pile of firmamental darkness beyond the palings, and stepped into its midst.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Eugenie ordered the porter to put down the portmanteau, gave him some pieces of money, and having rapped at the shutter sent him away.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The three blows were scarcely struck, when the inside blind was opened and a light appeared through the panes of the outside shutter.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
Light and ventilation are supplied by the single door and by the square hole in the wall with its wooden shutter.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context