The clergyman's shutters
fitted well, and the clergyman's curtains were closely drawn.
Up here also the shutters
were tightly closed, the ventilation being perfunctorily done, for this day at least, by opening the hall-window in front and an upper window behind.
From a distance resounded, deadened, however, by good shutters
, the songs of the tipplers, enjoying themselves in the cabarets scattered along the plain.
It was hot in the room, the inside shutters
of which were closed.
I couldn't hardly hang on to the shutters
, I was so weak.
I must work the garden--I must work the garden," I said to myself, five minutes later, as I waited, upstairs, in the long, dusky sala, where the bare scagliola floor gleamed vaguely in a chink of the closed shutters
You only know the shell of a Scot until you have entered his home circle; in his office, in clubs, at social gatherings where you and he seem to be getting on so well he is really a house with all the shutters
closed and the door locked.
Heavy, wooden shutters
there were to close the window apertures against hostile arrows, and these Mugambi was engaged in lowering when Lady Greystoke appeared upon the veranda.
My evidence showed that the door had been fastened upon the inner side, and the windows were blocked by old-fashioned shutters
with broad iron bars, which were secured every night.
At the first dawn of the morning we closed all the messy shutters
of our old building; lighting a couple of tapers which, strongly perfumed, threw out only the ghastliest and feeblest of rays.
By the last rays of the setting sun I looked at the familiar row of windows in front, and saw that the shutters
were all closed.
Such were, and such continued to be, the pursuits of the party, for half an hour after the shutters
were closed, and candles were placed in various parts of the hall, as substitutes for departing daylight.