Once the carpet was laid, it would be ready for occupants.
He laid the blanket out and sat.
She laid her head on his shoulder.
He finished and laid out his clothing and weapons in neat piles for the next day then stood at the bed.
Then laid out his clothes for the evening and crawled into bed for a catnap.
Jule's gaze dropped to the blanket-covered body laid carefully on the living room floor.
Jackson laid his head back and closed his eyes.
Tammy wrapped an arm around Lisa's neck and laid a soft curly head on her shoulder.
He laid the suits across the bar and poured two drinks.
The caterers set up tables, and workers laid the dance floor.
She laid her head on his chest and wept.
Three bodies were laid out in a row beside it.
Once when a boy gave him a pair of doves which he had snared, St. Francis had a nest made for them, and the mother bird laid her eggs in it.
She fed them and gathered the few eggs they had laid after she gathered them yesterday.
He retrieved a jar from the small refrigerator and laid it next to a surgical knife, a large rubber tube, and a huge syringe.
Both were on the courses he laid out for them, though that was not always an indication his preferred outcome was inevitable.
God, he thought, as he laid back his aching head, get me through the next few hours and maybe they'll all be gone!
When Elisabeth opened the door and he laid eyes on her, all conflicted thoughts were replaced with raw emotion.
She gently bit into the meat and when she had eaten most of it, pulled the bone from his hand and laid on the floor chewing on it.
Not to mention the best looking man I've ever laid eyes on.
Like I told you, when the twins found out half the state was after their ass, they laid low—for a long time, couple of months.
He then carried Cynthia Byrne's limp but still drenched and shivering body through the connecting door to her bed and laid her on one of the towels.
Soon the little stranger was clad in the warm clothes; the dry soft blanket was wrapped around him; and he was laid on the children's bed.
In fact, if you laid out all the DNA in your body, it would stretch from the sun to Pluto.
We are sympathetic to the laid-off workers, but no one would suggest the cotton gin not be installed.
That could be true, but I don't think so, for reasons laid out in the chapter on scarcity.
They laid their treasures at my feet, and I accepted them as we accept the sunshine and the love of our friends.
She recognized that others used their lips; she "saw" her father reading a paper and when he laid it down she sat in his chair and held the paper before her face.
And every few years a new lot is laid down and run over; so that, if some have the pleasure of riding on a rail, others have the misfortune to be ridden upon.
The universe constantly and obediently answers to our conceptions; whether we travel fast or slow, the track is laid for us.
When the night arrived, to quote their own words--He laid us on the bed with himself and his wife, they at the one end and we at the other, it being only planks laid a foot from the ground and a thin mat upon them.
It seemed that from such a basis of truth and frankness as the poor weak-headed pauper had laid, our intercourse might go forward to something better than the intercourse of sages.
Though the woodchoppers have laid bare first this shore and then that, and the Irish have built their sties by it, and the railroad has infringed on its border, and the ice-men have skimmed it once, it is itself unchanged, the same water which my youthful eyes fell on; all the change is in me.
What right had the unclean and stupid farmer, whose farm abutted on this sky water, whose shores he has ruthlessly laid bare, to give his name to it?
When I was building, one of these had its nest underneath the house, and before I had laid the second floor, and swept out the shavings, would come out regularly at lunch time and pick up the crumbs at my feet.
So perfect is this instinct, that once, when I had laid them on the leaves again, and one accidentally fell on its side, it was found with the rest in exactly the same position ten minutes afterward.
When chestnuts were ripe I laid up half a bushel for winter.
For Christ's sake let me alone! cried the wounded man, but still he was lifted and laid on the stretcher.
Przebyszewski and his corps had laid down their arms.
The footman, who was distributing leaflets with Kutuzov's cantata, laid one before Pierre as one of the principal guests.
He let the eight hundred remain and laid down a seven of hearts with a torn corner, which he had picked up from the floor.
He laid down the seven of hearts, on which with a broken bit of chalk he had written "800 rubles" in clear upright figures; he emptied the glass of warm champagne that was handed him, smiled at Dolokhov's words, and with a sinking heart, waiting for a seven to turn up, gazed at Dolokhov's hands which held the pack.
Those broad, reddish hands, with hairy wrists visible from under the shirt cuffs, laid down the pack and took up a glass and a pipe that were handed him.
This expression suggested that she had resolved to endure her troubles uncomplainingly and that her husband was a cross laid upon her by God.
Round the house was a garden newly laid out.
As if you could come at a wrong time! said Boris, and he led him into the room where the supper table was laid and introduced him to his guests, explaining that he was not a civilian, but an hussar officer, and an old friend of his.
The members of his suite, guessing at once what he wanted, moved about and whispered as they passed something from one to another, and a page--the same one Rostov had seen the previous evening at Boris'--ran forward and, bowing respectfully over the outstretched hand and not keeping it waiting a moment, laid in it an Order on a red ribbon.
Napoleon merely laid the cross on Lazarev's breast and, dropping his hand, turned toward Alexander as though sure that the cross would adhere there.
They laid on me the duty of Rhetor.
She smilingly raised her hand and laid it on his shoulder without looking at him.
The whole company were standing between two windows at a small table laid with hors-d'oeuvres.
That instant, when Nicholas saw the wolf struggling in the gully with the dogs, while from under them could be seen her gray hair and outstretched hind leg and her frightened choking head, with her ears laid back (Karay was pinning her by the throat), was the happiest moment of his life.
He took a dozen bounds, not very quickly, letting the borzois gain on him, and, finally having chosen his direction and realized his danger, laid back his ears and rushed off headlong.
Petya was carried out like a log and laid in the larger of the two traps.
Having looked at Natasha he approached his sister, laid his well gloved hand on the edge of her box, nodded to her, and leaning forward asked a question, with a motion toward Natasha.
Then he became absorbed in a map laid out on the logs.
He laid his hand on the withers of Balashev's horse and said:
Balashev took out the packet containing the Emperor's letter and laid it on the table (made of a door with its hinges still hanging on it, laid across two barrels).
The principles laid down by me must be strictly adhered to, said he, drumming on the table with his bony fingers.
He was agitated; this extraordinary gathering not only of nobles but also of the merchant- class--les etats generaux (States-General)--evoked in him a whole series of ideas he had long laid aside but which were deeply graven in his soul: thoughts of the Contrat Social and the French Revolution.
He was lifted up, carried to his study, and laid on the very couch he had so feared of late.
They again took him by the shoulders and laid him on the stretcher.
He sat down at the dusty writing table, and, having laid the manuscripts before him, opened them out, closed them, finally pushed them away, and resting his head on his hand sank into meditation.
The moment they laid hands on him he sprang aside in terror and clutched at Pierre.
Like his horse, which turned its head and laid its ears back, he shrank from the driving rain and gazed anxiously before him.
After his liberation he reached Orel, and on the third day there, when preparing to go to Kiev, he fell ill and was laid up for three months.
How splendid! said he to himself when a cleanly laid table was moved up to him with savory beef tea, or when he lay down for the night on a soft clean bed, or when he remembered that the French had gone and that his wife was no more.
Nicholas sighed, bit his mustache, and laid out the cards for a patience, trying to divert his mother's attention to another topic.
Having taken precautions against the general drunkenness to be expected on the morrow because it was a great saint's day, he returned to dinner, and without having time for a private talk with his wife sat down at the long table laid for twenty persons, at which the whole household had assembled.
A third class of historians--the so-called historians of culture-- following the path laid down by the universal historians who sometimes accept writers and ladies as forces producing events--again take that force to be something quite different.
Amid a long series of unexecuted orders of Napoleon's one series, for the campaign of 1812, was carried out--not because those orders differed in any way from the other, unexecuted orders but because they coincided with the course of events that led the French army into Russia; just as in stencil work this or that figure comes out not because the color was laid on from this side or in that way, but because it was laid on from all sides over the figure cut in the stencil.
Rinsing the razor, he laid it aside and wiped his face with the towel.
Wouldn't it be foolish to abandon the carefully laid plans that had helped her achieve her goals in the first place?
She laid it across him then straightened it to cover his body.
Han had laid out a few maps on the table near his desk.
After a long and fulfilling kiss, she laid her head on his chest and hugged him.
He'd laid his trench over the couch, though he still wore boots and gloves.
But when I met her, the boy wasn't even with her and she laid this soap opera story on me about leaving Shipton and being pregnant.
He laid back down, leaving a space between them.
She laid her head back and after a moment, he felt a teardrop fall onto his chest.
He laid her down and started kissing her neck.
Elisabeth laid Jackson's body on the sofa and knelt next to him.
Alex gave up trying to fit the picture into the gap in the box and laid it on top of it.
A suit jacket and pants were laid out across the bed, and underwear was dropped on the floor next to it, apparently discarded by Byrne when he changed to his bathing suit.
She laid her head back on his chest.
But although the Munchkin was hardly tall enough to come to Zeb's shoulder he was so strong and clever that he laid the boy three times on his back with apparent ease.
He laid out how doctors should conduct themselves professionally, how to record patient records, and even suggested matters of personal hygiene for physicians, right down to their fingernails.
Even though this allowed cotton prices to plummet and demand for cotton to increase, some of those fifty people got laid off, no doubt shaking their fists at the infernal gin as they stormed off the property.
A fire was kindled at the bottom of a deep hole in the ground, big sticks were laid crosswise at the top, and meat was hung from them and turned on spits.
Something I said made her think she detected in my words a confession that I did remember Miss Canby's story of "The Frost Fairies," and she laid her conclusions before Mr. Anagnos, although I had told her most emphatically that she was mistaken.
Having glanced through the dispatch he laid it on the table and looked at Prince Andrew, evidently considering something.
The enchanting, middle-aged Frenchman laid his hands on her head and, as she herself afterward described it, she felt something like a fresh breeze wafted into her soul.
Scarcely had Pierre laid his head on the pillow before he felt himself falling asleep, but suddenly, almost with the distinctness of reality, he heard the boom, boom, boom of firing, the thud of projectiles, groans and cries, and smelled blood and powder, and a feeling of horror and dread of death seized him.
She carefully laid out the food in an attractive manner and retired to the kitchen.
When the show was over, Dean carefully laid out his new slacks over the back of his chair and reluctantly went to shower—and shave.
He didn.t wait for the shocked leader of the Sanctuary to respond but took Kris into one of the empty rooms and laid him out on the bed.
I laid her gently and silently on the floor and proceeded to the first stall, and slipped it open with my knife.
Both were on the courses he laid out for them, though that was not always an indication his preferred outcome was inevitable.
It was all laid out into lovely lawns and gardens, with pebble paths leading through them and groves of beautiful and stately trees dotting the landscape here and there.
He pulled his jacket and vest off and carefully laid them over the back of a chair.
The net effect is positive, but the laid-off workers will probably have a hard time appreciating it.
The large table covered with books and plans, the tall glass-fronted bookcases with keys in the locks, the high desk for writing while standing up, on which lay an open exercise book, and the lathe with tools laid ready to hand and shavings scattered around--all indicated continuous, varied, and orderly activity.
I like the country and the laid-back people.
The rails are laid on them, and they are covered with sand, and the cars run smoothly over them.
She was four months late doing so, but it was done now, and at last the haunting feeling was laid to rest.
It's only a matter of time before the hand of the law is laid upon us.
He plugged in a Coltrane disc and then a Gerry Mulligan and laid back to commiserate with the perfect sound of it all while he closed his eyes and pretended he was happy.
She laid her head on his chest.
The whole cut impressed me as if it were a cave with its stalactites laid open to the light.
He waded out of the water and laid his socks and shirt on a rock in the sun to dry.
Swiping at tears, she registered Darkyn's words as her eyes identified the dark clothing laid out on the bed.
The scales showed seven pounds less, he was eating baskets of fruit and goody-goody health food, plus he'd laid off the booze completely.
Alex laid a hand on her arm.
Suspecting some of them remained, he gave no indication he.d found the vial as he carefully lifted Sasha.s body and laid it on the sarcophagus.
Stones laid carefully on the ground gave additional indications of the correct egress.
The first time he laid eyes on all that stuff, the trunks included, was the morning of the auction.
She whirled to face him, moving too slow to hide the suitcase laid out on the trunk at the end of the bed in which Toby slept.
The treasures of a new, beautiful world were laid at my feet, and I took in pleasure and information at every turn.