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put a lid on something

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I see the coffin lid was the way it was before, but I dasn't go to look in under it, with folks around.
But he never meddled at all; just slid the lid along as soft as mush, and screwed it down tight and fast.
At these words the genius did all he could to get out, but he could not, because of the enchantment of the lid.
Mercedes dropped the lid and shrugged her shoulders.
off flew the lid of the snuff- box; but there was no snuff inside, only a little black imp--that was the beauty of it.
the dust is always swept From the lid that bears your name, As if by loving eyes that wept, By careful hands that often came.
David made haste to add every one of the stray coins, put on the lid, and covered it well with earth, saying in his meet coaxing tone -
There we stood and shrieked with laughter over the gems that were ours, which had been found for /us/ thousands of years ago by the patient delvers in the great hole yonder, and stored for /us/ by Solomon's long-dead overseer, whose name, perchance, was written in the characters stamped on the faded wax that yet adhered to the lids of the chest.
With this he slammed down the lid of the chest, and the noise made them all wink.
Tulliver's bed,--and propping the lid with the iron holder, without much noise.
Killed and hoisted on deck for the sake of his skin, one of these sharks almost took poor Queequeg's hand off, when he tried to shut down the dead lid of his murderous jaw.
Yes, my child,' said the wife, and she gave her a beautiful apple out of the chest; the chest had a very heavy lid and a large iron lock.
At length, without turning her head or lifting her lids, she said in a low tone: "It's not because you think Zeena's got anything against me, is it?
For answer, she let the tears on her lids overflow and run slowly downward.
She opened her nostrils and inhaled with a mystic sensuousness; then she closed her lids.