Thus adjured, we set to work to pull up the stone lids
on the other two, first--not without a feeling of sacrilege--breaking the seals that fastened them.
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.
But the moment must come when Jacob would move his right hand to draw off the lid
of the tin box, and then David would sweep the guineas into the hole with the utmost address and swiftness, and immediately seat himself upon them.
Many spare hours he spent, in carving the lid
with all manner of grotesque figures and drawings; and it seemed that hereby he was striving, in his rude way, to copy parts of the twisted tattooing on his body.
I got the sexton, who was digging Linton's grave, to remove the earth off her coffin lid
, and I opened it.
Worms of the riper grave unhid By any kindly coffin lid
, Obscene and shameless to the light, Seethe in insatiate appetite, Through putrid offal; while above The hissing blow-fly seeks his love, Whose offspring, supping where they supt, Consume corruption twice corrupt.
The wanton airs, from the tree-top, Laughingly through the lattice drop -- The bodiless airs, a wizard rout, Flit through thy chamber in and out, And wave the curtain canopy So fitfully -- so fearfully -- Above the closed and fringed lid
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.