1 Turned off that valve at once and opened the spiritual-heroic refrigerating apparatus, invented and patented in all countries by Dante Alighieri.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceGet Context In Chapter 5
2 His art was all tubes and valves and spirals and strange colours, ultra-modern, yet with a certain power, even a certain purity of form and tone: only Mellors thought it cruel and repellent.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H LawrenceGet Context In Chapter 18
3 As I approached the pedestal of the sphinx I found the bronze valves were open.
4 In most land animals there are certain valves or flood-gates in many of their veins, whereby when wounded, the blood is in some degree at least instantly shut off in certain directions.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 81. The Pequod Meets The Virgin.