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Usage examples for closing

  1. From within, a voice of unenthusiasm bade him enter, and he went in, closing the door behind him. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  2. After a few days we shall be closing, and then we shall not get an opportunity. – The-Circus-Boys-Across-the-Continent-or-Winning-New-Laurels-on-the-Tanbark by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  3. Richard Arden had already left the room, and this closing passage was lost on him. – Checkmate by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  4. He went back into the room, closing the door, and I descended the steps as rapidly as I had run up them. – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington
  5. The night was fast closing in, but this mattered not, for I made light of all the obstacles, and they were so numerous that I succeeded perfectly by this means in seeing my way. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  6. The closing day came at last. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  7. They went into the rear room again, Corrigan last, closing the door behind him. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  8. Maybe I was closing in. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  9. Then, with the closing of the front door, the boy was back at his post. – The Flirt by Booth Tarkington
  10. " You'd better eat yours before it gets cold," and the closing of the door announced that he had gone without waiting for an answer. – The Settling of the Sage by Hal G. Evarts
  11. She left the library at once, closing the door behind her with a force that made the hall ring. – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  12. But the summer was closing. – The Girl Scouts in Beechwood Forest by Margaret Vandercook
  13. Harvey and Mattison followed him to the hall, closing the door after them. – The Short Line War by Merwin-Webster
  14. Merriwell urged, closing the door behind him. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  15. He sent out word by his office- boy that he would like to see Mr. Corey for a few minutes after closing. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. Seeing a front door open, Phil, with a sudden impulse, ran hastily in, closing the door behind him. – Phil the Fiddler by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  17. " There is indeed," said Mr. Barly, closing one eye, and nodding his head a number of times. – Autumn by Robert Nathan
  18. Then, as winter was closing in, the Coast Guard cutter stood out to sea up toward the Bering Straits, to await the outcoming of the several vessels in the whaling fleet, and make sure of the safety of every American sailor in the Arctic. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  19. Fanny came in, half closing the door. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  20. With the closing of the door it seemed to him that he was cut off from every living creature. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
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