I see the coffin lid
was the way it was before, but I dasn't go to look in under it, with folks around.
At these words the genius did all he could to get out, but he could not, because of the enchantment of the lid
La la, the salt vat is no place for my kissed lips and love- lavished body." Mercedes lifted the lid
of the chest and gazed fondly at her burial pretties.
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.
Then he unlocked the copper chest and lifted the lid
, and Dorothy saw it was full of shining tools of all sorts and shapes.
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.
One day the little daughter came running to her mother in the store- room, and said, 'Mother, give me an apple.' '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?"
I closed my lids
, and kept them close, And the balls like pulses beat; For the sky and the sea, and the sea and the sky Lay like a load on my weary eye, And the dead were at my feet.
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
. Her lips smiled.