Which preposition to use with bags

of Occurrences 702%

First, however, I removed a bag of tobacco from his pocket.

in Occurrences 131%

I had scarcely traversed a square, when I met my friend, the doctor, with carpet bag in hand, on his way to the depot.

with Occurrences 98%

" "All my life, Harry, I've wanted a gold-mesh bag with a row of sapphires and diamonds across the top" "I'm going to make it the kind of show that 'Dixie' was a song" "And a gold-colored bird-of-paradise for a black-velvet hat, all my life, Harry" "With Alma Zitelle in the part" "Is it her picture I found in your drawer the other day, Harry, cut out from a Sunday newspaper?" "One and the same.

on Occurrences 69%

We took a different road home from the way we had come, and had not walked far, before we met a number of small boys, each having a bag on his back, as large as he could stagger under.

for Occurrences 56%

Then all of his possessions had been stowed in a long, bolster-like canvas bag for the short voyage.

from Occurrences 45%

It was before the days of telephones, so whenever an important communication was to be made to him when he was at home in the evening, a dragoon galloped up with his little black bag from which he extracted his papers.

to Occurrences 43%

He passed the string through with a bodkin, fixed it in the middle, tied the two ends, and carried the bag to his mother, who pronounced it nearly as well made as if she had done it herself.

at Occurrences 36%

Flour was sold in 50 pound bags at $6.00 a bag.

into Occurrences 31%

Take a quart of vinegar or alegar, put it into a jug, then take Jamaica pepper whole, some sliced ginger and mace; a few cloves, some lemon-peel, horse radish sliced, sweet herbs, six shalots peeled, eight anchovies, and two or three spoonfuls of shred capers, put all those in a linen bag, and put the bag into your alegar or vinegar, stop the jug close, and keep it for use.

over Occurrences 19%

Arrivin' at a well-known tavern, where hash is provided for man and beast, I handed my carpet bag over the counter.

under Occurrences 13%

Pa watched a machine until the players had fed it so it seemed as though it would die unless it got air, and he stepped up and put in a lozenger and turned the wheel, and held the bag under the spout for the coin, but it didn't come.

as Occurrences 7%

At last, maddened by the biting rays, I collected half a dozen copra bags, splintered a piece of kauri pine, and after rigging up one bag as an awning, I spread the others on the planks and fell asleep.

by Occurrences 7%

"I guess," said Racey, whirling an empty tobacco-bag by it's draw-string, "I'll borrow some of yore smokin', Tom.

about Occurrences 7%

I remember wondering why he carried his bag about with him.

like Occurrences 7%

Thereupon he thrust his hand into the pouch of the fat Friar and drew thence a bag like the other and counted out from it threescore and ten pounds.

out Occurrences 6%

Of course there might be an accident, but with him and Mrs. Wiles both off the premises at night, it's hardly likely; and I never let the bag out of my sight while it's in the room with them, hardly out of my hand.

inside Occurrences 6%

Place the sponge and paper bag inside a second paper bag, which will represent the parietal layer of the pleura.

without Occurrences 6%

They had reached the level-crossing where, beside the line of the Caledonian Railway, stands the mail-apparatus by which the down-mail for Euston picks up the local bag without stopping, while the up-mail drops its letters and parcels into the big, strong net.

after Occurrences 6%

" In two strides the man had crossed the room and lifting a board in the floor he drew forth bag after bag.

around Occurrences 5%

"You ain't the only money-bag around the place!"

through Occurrences 4%

After being allowed to settle, the water is poured off, and the substance remaining behind is put into long linen bags through which the moisture filters.

before Occurrences 3%

At a table below them sat the superintendent of police, a white man, and two white attorneys, with their huge law books and green bags before them.

ob Occurrences 3%

Us all cotch us rabbits an weah de lef hine foots roun our nek wif a bag ob akkerfedity, yessum I guess dat what I mean, an hit shore smell bad an hit keep off de fevah too, an if a Yankee cotch you wif dat rabbit foots an dat akkerfedity bag roun youh nek, he suah turn you loose right now.

along Occurrences 2%

He made a pot of coffee, drank one cup, and saved the rest in a large thermos which he put in his shoulder bag along with two mugs, half a quart of milk, and a manila envelope containing the account application.

above Occurrences 2%

Heavy sandbags hung pendent- wise about the upper rim of the basket, looking very much like so many canvased hams; but, even with these drags on it and in spite of the grips of the men on the guy ropes of its rigging, it bumped and bounded uneasily to the continual rocking of the gas bag above it.

Which preposition to use with  bags