Which preposition to use with lid

of Occurrences 220%

Within that room of chromos and the cold horsehair smell of unaired years, silence, except for the singing of three gas-jets, had momentarily fallen, a dozen or so flushed faces, grotesquely sobered, staring through the gaseous fog, the fluttering lids of a magistrate whose lips habitually fluttered, just lifting from his book.

with Occurrences 22%

BRAISIÈRE.A saucepan having a lid with ledges, to put fire on the top.

on Occurrences 15%

The Boy hammered the lid on the can with his fist, and then held it out.

in Occurrences 13%

She is received by the matronly friends of the mother, and begins the mysteries by opening every lock and lid in the house.

to Occurrences 11%

Then he made a strong wooden lid to the mouth of the well, and screwed it down to the wooden blocks he had built in.

off Occurrences 9%

"You've found something of fresh importance, eh!" Chettle took the lid off a small box and produced Lydenberg's watch and postcard on which the appointment in the High Street had been made.

for Occurrences 7%

I sometimes never closed my eye-lids for grief.

from Occurrences 4%

At a moment when the shadow of world-war was over the country like a pair of black wings lowering Mrs. Harry Ross, who swooned at the sight of blood from a penknife scratch down the hand of her son, but yawned over the head-line statistics of the casualties at Verdun, lifted a lid from a pot that exuded immediate savory fumes, prodded with a fork at its content, her concern boiled down to deal solely with stew.

at Occurrences 4%

Turning about, she perceives, indeed they both perceive, in the centre of the small table, a handsome silver tea-pot which opens and shuts its lid at them, as if trying to speak.) JULIA.

over Occurrences 4%

A level beam of light had shot across the bed, and the nurse had moved to close the blind, when a low exclamation from the doctor drew her back, to mark the first faint fluttering of the snowy lids over the long-closed eyes.

into Occurrences 3%

Clang came the huge lid into its place, and the glasses on the swinging rack sang and tinkled with the shock.

Like Occurrences 2%

My Face has Horror in't pale and disfigur'd, And lean as Envy's self My Eyes all bloody,and my hanging lids Like Midnight's mischief, hide the guilty Balls, And all about me calls me Murderer: Oh horrid Murderer!

as Occurrences 2%

Piers' eyes were half-closed, and there was a drawn look about the lids as of a man in pain.

before Occurrences 1%

Her grieved eyes let down their lids before the smouldering hostility in his.

after Occurrences 1%

Keep this in a warm place, and stir every day for a month, taking care to put on the lid after this operation; strain, but do not squeeze it dry; store it away in clean jars or bottles for use, and the liquor will serve as an excellent sauce for meat or fish.

against Occurrences 1%

Then they became as unreal and meaningless as the red specks dancing behind the lids against which he had pressed his fists clenched, and he had the feeling that if he opened his eyes they would vanish, and the familiar daylight look in on him....

under Occurrences 1%

He discovered now wrinkled and purple-stained lids under the deep shadow of the browsand eyes were so sunken that there seemed to be no pupils there.

about Occurrences 1%

Then Bhima, dragging along the earth the bruised body of the Rakshasa with the eye-lids about to close, said, "O sinful wretch, thou wilt no more have to wipe away the tears of Hidimva or Vaka, for thou too art about to go to the mansions of Yama!"

by Occurrences 1%

Mrs. Egg climbed the lid by the aid of the window sill and reached up an arm to the shelf.

Beside Occurrences 1%

" "Dark browed she broods with weary lids Beside her Sphynx and Pyramids, With her low, never lifted eyes.

beneath Occurrences 1%

" Mrs. Laudersdale felt a weight on her lids beneath his glance, and rose to approach the table.

Which preposition to use with  lid