What lay at the end of that path?
She lay down, hugging it.
Later as she lay awake beside him, listening to the sound of his breathing, it occurred to her that they had fallen into the pattern of making up by making love.
She rolled toward him as he lay down and sighed contentedly as she snuggled against him.
He lay with his head propped high on the pillows.
For three days he lay in his strange prison.
While you lay there choking.
When had he changed from the unattractive older man she met in the diner to the good looking young man who now lay beside her?
She lay for a long time in that position.
First I must lay my little darling to rest.
The doctor said his cholesterol was high and told him to lay off the fats.
She had not been reported missing because her mother lay dead in their small rural farm house over a hundred miles away.
Zeb ran and picked up one of the Gargoyles that lay nearest to him.
But no words came from her mouth as she lay there, mesmerized by his ardent expression.
I also went on board a Viking ship which lay a short distance from the little craft.
The sand lay white around them like a blanket of snow.
Ahead of her lay college and a possible career in journalism.
Bordeaux lay against her back, one arm around her waist and one leg thrown carelessly over hers.
He lay down on his back and pulled the covers up.
Forgetful of the tomb, you lay the foundation of your palaces.
It was simply a ruse to keep her from exploring that path and what lay beyond.
You lay the reins against one side of his neck, like this.
Carmen fed her a light lunch and she lay down to sleep for a while.
It was a moment that lay in her stomach like a week-long hunger, regardless of the fact that they had been gone only minutes.
I'll miss her so as she missed her mother whom I was forced to lay to rest before the little lovely was mine.
A nearby steeple had been broken off short and the fragments lay heaped beside it.
Later that night she woke and lay awake thinking about the way he had responded.
Sometimes I rose at dawn and stole into the garden while the heavy dew lay on the grass and flowers.
He was unconscious and lay like a distorted corpse.
Circumscribed as my life was in so many ways, I had to look between the covers of books for news of the world that lay outside my own.
A naked, unconscious woman lay atop the island in the center with five men with red eyes chewing on various parts of her body, one on each leg, one on each arm, and one at her neck.
I think that it would be better than this, for the students, or those who desire to be benefited by it, even to lay the foundation themselves.
However painful it may be to me, should the Almighty lay the duties of wife and mother upon me I shall try to perform them as faithfully as I can, without disquieting myself by examining my feelings toward him whom He may give me for husband.
And believe me on my honour that to me personally it would be a pleasure to hand over the supreme command of the army into the hands of a better informed and more skillful general--of whom Austria has so many--and to lay down all this heavy responsibility.
The French, the spy reported, having crossed the Vienna bridge, were advancing by forced marches toward Znaim, which lay sixty-six miles off on the line of Kutuzov's retreat.
For a moment she lay waiting, and then realized he had fallen asleep.
Prince Andrew was one of those rare staff officers whose chief interest lay in the general progress of the war.
Then he imagined how, after the attack, Bogdanich would come up to him as he lay wounded and would magnanimously extend the hand of reconciliation.
At the foot of the hill lay wasteland over which a few groups of our Cossack scouts were moving.
Later, she lay in bed, tucked warmly under the covers as his boots clicked away from her on the hardwood floor - down the hall and into the den.
Of course, she hung her stocking--two of them lest Santa Claus should forget one, and she lay awake for a long time and got up two or three times to see if anything had happened.
Open on the table, beside her lay Anatole's letter.
In his large study, the walls of which were hung to the ceiling with Persian rugs, bearskins, and weapons, sat Dolokhov in a traveling cloak and high boots, at an open desk on which lay an abacus and some bundles of paper money.
Anatole lay on the sofa in the study leaning on his elbow and smiling pensively, while his handsome lips muttered tenderly to himself.
She lay on the sofa with her face to the wall, fingering the buttons of the leather cushion and seeing nothing but that cushion, and her confused thoughts were centered on one subject--the irrevocability of death and her own spiritual baseness, which she had not suspected, but which had shown itself during her father's illness.
He lifted Destiny so her head lay on his shoulder.
As soon as they were settled at a table, Felipa lay out her plan.
Carmen had assumed breast feeding would be a natural thing, but as Matthew lay fussing in her arms, it seemed a major obstacle.
The men slept in the hall outside our door, and I could feel the deep breathing of the dogs and the hunters as they lay on their improvised beds.
For a long time she lay wide awake with her eyes closed.
True feelings lay hidden in the wonder of what we'd accomplished.
I finally succeeded in getting her on the bed and covered her up, and she lay curled up as near the edge of the bed as possible.
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.
At intervals the trees lost their icy covering, and the bulrushes and underbrush were bare; but the lake lay frozen and hard beneath the sun.
The little princess lay in the armchair, Mademoiselle Bourienne chafing her temples.
However, when I have thought to indulge myself in this respect, and lay their Heaven under an obligation by maintaining certain poor persons in all respects as comfortably as I maintain myself, and have even ventured so far as to make them the offer, they have one and all unhesitatingly preferred to remain poor.
Not only could he no longer think the thoughts that had first come to him as he lay gazing at the sky on the field of Austerlitz and had later enlarged upon with Pierre, and which had filled his solitude at Bogucharovo and then in Switzerland and Rome, but he even dreaded to recall them and the bright and boundless horizons they had revealed.
Pressing his lips together he made that effort for the twenty-thousandth time and lay down.
Bald Hills, Prince Nicholas Bolkonski's estate, lay forty miles east from Smolensk and two miles from the main road to Moscow.
On re-entering the shed Prince Andrew lay down on a rug, but he could not sleep.
Natalie and Matthew lay separated in their incubators, each sleeping.
A newspaper with Allen's picture on it lay opened on the coffee table.
The letter from the auto insurance company lay abandoned on the kitchen cabinet.
Finding nothing, she spread the blanket and lay down, pulling part of it over her body.
His eyes constantly roved over the dunes and his rifle lay across his lap, ready for use.
For a moment she lay still, afraid any movement would frighten him away like a wild cat in the daylight.
He soon found a warm corner, and there he lay down, covering himself with the straw.
This foe confounding Thy land, desiring to lay waste the whole world, rises against us; these lawless men are gathered together to overthrow Thy kingdom, to destroy Thy dear Jerusalem, Thy beloved Russia; to defile Thy temples, to overthrow Thine altars, and to desecrate our holy shrines.
"Sweetie, you can lay down in the bed next to your daddy's," the nurse said.
The grass had been mown short for about five feet on either side of the narrow drive, and a tangle of underbrush and trees lay beyond... freedom, or a barrier?
His greatest interest obviously lay some distance down that path into the woods.
I lay awake for hours until I finally dozed, dreaming of space ships and aliens with toupees.
I lay there several minutes after I awoke and thought about what Howie experienced.
You don't think we should lay off for a while?
I assumed his bedroom lay beyond the large living room that dominated the front of the house.
Until that point, eminent success lay just around the corner; now, absent any leads, a wave of despair descended over me like a blanket of morning fog.
Perhaps the Old Sea God as he lay asleep upon the shore, heard the soft music of growing things--the stir of life in the earth's bosom, and his stormy heart was angry, because he knew that his and Winter's reign was almost at an end.
When they called for the vessels again, I was green enough to return what bread I had left; but my comrade seized it, and said that I should lay that up for lunch or dinner.
This stout young man was an illegitimate son of Count Bezukhov, a well-known grandee of Catherine's time who now lay dying in Moscow.
When he had gone, taking his wife with him, and had settled down with her in their covered cart, the officers lay down in the tavern, covering themselves with their wet cloaks, but they did not sleep for a long time; now they exchanged remarks, recalling the doctor's uneasiness and his wife's delight, now they ran out into the porch and reported what was taking place in the covered trap.
The earth seemed benumbed by his icy touch, and the very spirits of the trees had withdrawn to their roots, and there, curled up in the dark, lay fast asleep.
And then he moved over her, his fingers sliding up her arm as it lay beside her head.
He crawled onto the bed and lay down beside her, his expression becoming sober.
But why should not the New Englander try new adventures, and not lay so much stress on his grain, his potato and grass crop, and his orchards--raise other crops than these?
Methinks I was nearly in this frame of mind; the world lay about at this angle.
There lay his old clothes curled up by use, as if they were himself, upon his raised plank bed.
"Lay a cloak for him to sit on, lad," he said, addressing his favorite soldier.
Another, the red, stout Nesvitski, lay on a bed with his arms under his head, laughing with an officer who had sat down beside him.
Rostov lay down again on his bed and thought complacently: "Let him fuss and bustle now, my job's done and I'm lying down--capitally!"
But all the same that night Natasha, now agitated and now frightened, lay a long time in her mother's bed gazing straight before her.
Certain destruction lay behind the French but in front there was hope.
All you have to do is lay down the ground rules.
I know what to get, now you go lay down on the couch until I get back.
I lay there, listening, but heard nothing.
He opened the back door of the van and motioned Betsy inside as Molly lay inert on the ground.
She lay hidden among some rocks, and nothing could make her stir.
He lay quite still till the animal was very near.
That night, after I had hung my stocking, I lay awake a long time, pretending to be asleep and keeping alert to see what Santa Claus would do when he came.
His pipe lay broken on the hearth.
The dying man lay as lifeless and immovable as before.
An hour of sleep was the longest he'd managed in over a week, and he felt more tired than when he lay down.
He Traveled to the common area of the newbie barracks, where Bianca lay on her stomach across the couch in front of the TV.
They knew the kitten, by this time, so they scampered over to where she lay beside Jim and commenced to frisk and play with her.
When she opened them, she lay on her side with her back to her protective wave.
She lay back down, hoping they hadn't noticed, then rolled onto her other side.
We're supposed to lay low and avoid vamps.
She fingered the coin around her neck as she lay before the fire.
Your target is in this house, and you're going to lay there?
Jule lay on the ground a short distance away.
His guards lay dead in the hallway before his door, and she leapt over their bodies, shoving the door to his apartments open.
The lights were on in here, and Jonny's form lay in the center of about a hundred dead vamps.
Sofia lay on the cold steel table, her tears still wet but her eyes open and staring blankly.
The curtains closed at his silent command, and she lay still, waiting for him to make some move on her.
She roused herself and lay on her side, facing him.
She cleared her throat and lay down again, facing away from him.
She read, paced, and finally just lay down to stare at the ceiling until morning came.
A bloodied woman lay on the bed, unconscious and breathing shallowly.
He clasped his arms behind his head and lay down, impervious to the cold.
At least one of Damian's Guardians lay slain among the scores of vamps.
When spent, she lay still, willing sleep or death to take her.
Eventually, she ran out of tears and lay spent on the table, mind on Damian.
She lay still, the man in the corner so silent she had to look several times to make sure he was still there.
At last, she stopped speaking and lay, exhausted.
"I'm going to lay down," she said.
Deidre lay still for a moment before her eyes opened.
A girl in her mid-teens lay still on the hospital bed central to the room.
A short time later, when she was too exhausted to move, she lay still and silent on her side.
The man in whose arms she lay was not only her husband by Immortal and demon laws but the Dark One who turned her into a demon.
"Don't be such a cry baby," he muttered, holding the flashlight out in front as if to see inches more of what lay before them.
The words just lay there like road kill on a summer highway.
Both lay awake, trying not to disturb the other while neither slept until hours after the sun finally slipped around the corner to the other side of the world.
Only the driver's side wiper worked so the Deans were relieved of seeing what lay ahead.
The top was still off, allowing additional room, but he still felt three or four trips lay ahead.
He knew the river lay far below and they'd negotiated less than half the distance.
Billy Langstrom's body stared out from beneath the overturned Jeep, eyes open, a look of mixed surprise and horror on his young face as he lay in a pool of darkening blood.
A girl in her mid-teens lay in a hospital bed in the center of the large chamber.
Changing that, then, was the only thing that lay between her and her love.
Four demons lay dead in the living room of his house, while the Immortal had dragged himself into the garage.
But she saw what lay beneath his actions: hatred for something she'd done to him.
Later, he lay awake, arms behind his head while she slept.
Whatever lay ahead, being with her would make it more pleasant.
Her auburn curls lay in no particular style – so much like her father.
Carmen lay still for a few minutes, soaking up the body heat from Alex.
They left the bull where it lay, reasoning that if they removed it, the bear might go hunting fresh meat.
She lay down several times and then got up again.
She paced around the stall and then lay down again.
"Tell me what to do," she begged as she helped him lay down.
Not more than a few minutes could have elapsed, and yet there he lay – possibly dying.
As his car pulled away from the hospital, she looked up at the floor where Alex lay fighting for his life.
Long after she crawled into bed, she lay awake, thinking about Alex.
Carmen stared at the spot, her heart going out to it as if Alex still lay there.
Like the reverse of a doll, when she lay down, her eyelids popped open.
For a moment his hand lay there, and then he squeezed hers.
He lay on his stomach with his arms out-stretched.
Instead he would lay there beside her, neither touching her nor giving any indication that he knew she was there.
Then he walked around to his side of the bed and lay down.
And therein lay the difference.
There he lay to rest any doubt about the issue.
After a minute he lay still.
Assuming the dream was over, she lay down again.
Fine. Lay there and ignore me.
She lay back down and sighed.
What other mysteries lay waiting discovery?
I told her to lay off the ice cream.
She lay there for a few minutes, content.
Deidre lay awake in bed for quite a while, sorting through the events of the weekend.
"I, ah, think I want to go lay down," she said.
Gabriel lay in front of her and nudged her, until her body opened to him.
Gradually, his warmth sank into her skin, and she lay still, exhausted yet soothed by the heat of his body.
The next morning, she lay curled in his arms for awhile before moving.
A notebook lay on the table next to a few scrolls, an ancient manuscript and another block of stone with carvings too faint for Gabe to read.
She returned to her bunk and lay down, cold fear filling her.
She raised her fist to lay a right hook to his throat, beginning to panic when the lightning arced between his hands.
She lay down on her back to watch the sun set and didn't move until he returned early the next morning to toss stinky fish beside her.
Now you'll just lay there and go to sleep?
They lay in bed beneath the covers in the dark room.
True to his word, he stripped off his boots and shirt and lay on top of the covers.
Sasha.s guard fell quickly, and Jade hacked at the Ancient with all his fury until Sasha lay in a bloodied heap.
Jared lay still for a moment before sitting up.
On the seventh morning-- if there were such a thing in space-- she lay in bed and stared at the dark grey ceiling.
She lay on the bed as she had for several days already, sick of the jerky-like food Evelyn brought her.
Kiera lay on the bed an hour after Evelyn left, staring at the white ceiling with its brightly corded edges.
Kiera lay down in the dark and stared at the ceiling.
She didn't want to talk to Evelyn and lay down soon after the feeling of the craft ascending-- similar to the pressure felt in a plane-- stopped.
The village of Ouray lay snuggled at the terminus of a long valley, wrapped in a box canyon by the towering San Juans to the east, west and south.
The heat has been lowered now that the men have left and it is oh so cold as I lay huddled here beneath my thin blankets.
The sheriff came and laughed at something one of the men said as she lay there and it made me cry to hear him.
Then there was only silence and the night sounds of the old building as Cynthia lay awake next to this man she loved.
Dean lay there, listening.
Dean pitied his wife, knowing the grueling trip that lay before her over the next several hours, not knowing what awaited her landing.
He lay back and closed his eyes, trying to picture the sad death, the end of the sad life of a woman, now resurrected to importance after a hundred years of total obscurity.
He lay there, trying to comprehend if the noise were in his mind's fantasies or in the real world of Bird Song.
He pushed the door further but hesitated entering, as if remaining outside would absolve him of responsibility from what lay beyond.
Two crumpled dollar bills lay on the bed.
Sheet-covered, her remains lay in Dean's office, only feet from where she had lain naked against him so short a time before.
The last thing he wanted now was for the police to interview his wife so soon after she'd hung up on him as he lay in bed with the now-dead Edith Shipton.
He dressed but instead of returning to his duties, lay back on his bed, depressed and exhausted.
Only silence remained as he lay there, wanting to escape from all that was happening, surrender in the peace of sleep, but even sleep eluded him.
When they arrived in Ouray there was a mutual understanding all that lay between them had not been discussed.
The retreating blonde woman's rope and crampons lay discarded at the edge of the path, the bag from their recent purchase crumpled nearby.
Their only hope lay in the hands of the Exemplars.
When she seemed sufficiently exhausted, he lay on his back.
I would lay down my life for her without a moment's hesitation.
She brought her lips to his ear and rasped softly, "I'll be dipped in shit before I let a misogynist pig like you lay a hand on me."
I suggest we make a date to meet back here and lay our cards on the table.
Jackson lay back with his hands behind his head, replaying the night, still hardly believing it was real.
He lay passed out on the bed, two empty bottles on the nightstand and one on the floor.
He lay staring at the ceiling for a time, attempting to push away the torment; it had gripped him so completely that resistance was futile.
Sarah lay on the bed beside him and put her head on his chest.
He lay on the sofa with his head in Elisabeth's lap.
As they lay exhausted, locked in each other's eyes, Jackson drawled, "I am definitely starting to see some upside to our situation."
Elisabeth lay on her back gazing up at the ceiling.
He lay on his side watching her sleep, wondering what dreams lived behind the sweet smile on her face.
The one saving grace was that Elisabeth lay sound asleep, unable to witness his distress.
She lay there, sound asleep.
She lay down on the sofa, and they gazed into each other's eyes for a while, then Elisabeth turned away.
Elisabeth moved close to him and lay down again with her head in his lap.
She didn't lay her head down, but nuzzled her nose into his hand.
He must have nodded off again, because when he opened his eyes, Elisabeth's human form lay sleeping with her head in his lap.
He lay motionless on the ground.
The wolf looked up at them, then lay on the floor with her head on Jackson's chest, whimpering.
She lay with her hands and head across his chest heaving painful, soul-shattering sobs.
In the hay beside their mother, lay two tiny bodies, soft and clean.
The kid lay on its side, legs stretched out.
The stove was beginning to warm so she lay the kid down in front of it on some towels.
There's enough green stuff out there now and they're starting to lay again.
For a moment she lay her head on his chest, enjoying the smell of him and the feel of his hands on her back.
He lay with his arms behind his head and his eyes held a twinkle of humor that never reached his mouth.
Carmen had Penny in the stanchion and was straddling her, trying to trim one hoof when the little doe simply lay down.
Outside the circle of light lay a small form, and a sweep of the flashlight revealed fur with copper highlights.
"Lay still, Brutus," she managed through a constricted throat.
A new and exciting life lay ahead of him.
Few pleasant memories lay behind him in that office.
Dan lay on one bed, asleep.
"Shut up and lay down," the doc replied.
"Go lay down," he ordered in a husky tone and walked past her.
She obeyed, inching towards the bench until she lay on her side, suspended by the harness above the seat by a few inches.
Lana lay gasping, unable to catch her breath for several moments.
Still, Lana wasn't convinced she wanted to discover what lay behind the door after the travesty along the road.
Tired of puzzling over the world around her, Lana shrugged off the rucksack, pushed Jack over, and lay down with him.
However, she fell into a deep slumber soon after she lay down.
Distraught, she lay down on the bed and stared at the flame in the lantern.
Restless, she returned to her room in the warehouse and lay on the bed, thinking hard.
Lana lay down, relieved to hear his voice again.
His laser gun lay where he fell.
He lay on the ground, still.
Rhyn lay still and folded his hands beneath his head, staring at the sky.
Instead of leaving like Rhyn wished he would, the angel lay down beside him.
He'd lost them all. Lilith, Jade, Hannah. Even Andre. He'd not only failed every Immortal that ever lived, he'd failed the only people he'd ever cared for. He lay on the ground, gasping as he tangled his fingers in Hannah's hair.
Helpless until the trees finished flinging them around, Katie struggled to grab the branches, so she didn't end up like Deidre. Finally, a branch wrapped around her and pulled her through the canopy, dumping her at the edge of the jungle. Toby landed with a grunt beside her, and she lay still to catch her breath, still hoping Deidre reappeared.
Rhyn gasped and struggled to sit. Kiki's still body lay a few feet from him, the ocean lapping at his brother's feet. The Caribbean night was humid and warm, and the moon large over head.
As Dean lay in the dark, he absentmindedly wondered if Ethel always wore "Thursday" when he came to call.
Much later, in the darkest part of the night, Dean's mind was creating picture stories to amuse itself while his body lay in frozen and unmoving slumber like a fallen mannequin.
Discarded wrappers and soft drink cans littered the floor, a magazine and a folded newspaper lay between the men on the seat.
He thought she would cry but instead she lay back on the grass, arms beneath her head, and after a time, began naming the shapes of the clouds passing across the sky.
He wanted something a hell of a lot stronger—a double bourbon and leave the bottle but he knew the return trip to Parkside lay before him.
If Cortez were an example of what lay ahead, no one would go hungry.
They were far too busy stretching muscles and preparing for the more torturous miles that lay ahead.
It was a long night, but a nice night; certainly not a night with an adequate allotment of sleep—not with the naked body of beautiful Betty from Boise beside him and a world gone topsy-turvy, and wondering lord knows what lay ahead in the towering mountains that surrounded them.
His head slammed against something hard and he lay there, momentarily stunned to the brink of unconsciousness before turning slowly to his side and opening his eyes.
"You better lay back down, mister," said one of the first arrivals.
Every emotion lay there waiting to be read.
The bleached skeleton of a huge old Sycamore tree lay near the creek.
She lay still, listening for any sound that might have awakened her.
Her head lay on a pillow and a blanket covered her body.
She lay back on the bed, imagining the wedding as she had done so often before.
As they came out on the top of the mountain, a vista of hills and valleys lay before them as far as the eye could see.
Fields of corn and soybean lay in the valleys like patchwork quilts.
For a moment she lay still in his arms, gazing up at his handsome face.
For a few minutes she lay still, basking in the security of his presence.
Quelling the desire to repeat her earlier response, she lay still in his arms, waiting for him to make the next move.
At first she lay on her back, her eyes wide open.
For a long time she lay awake listening to him breath.
The large belt buckle at his lean waist lay flat against a washboard stomach.
Forty more lay behind that — all wild and unimproved.
She lay still, praying that the storm would go around them this time.
Lifting her feet so that she lay in his arms, he smiled down at her.
Afterward, they lay in each other's arms in contented silence.
What lay beyond that, she didn't want to think about — not right now.
He needs to lay down the law.
She lay in his arms, afraid to answer the desire pounding at the door of her heart — afraid he would discover she was no longer the woman he married.
Vaguely, she was aware when Alex lay the book aside and left Jonathan.
When they both lay sated, he kissed her and rose, pulling on his clothes as he went to the horse.
Another woman lay on the ground near the youth named Damian, her shapely figure, porcelain complexion, and auburn hair indicating her beauty even in her sleep.
The only part of his life that had been good lay beyond the gateway in front of him. No, he told himself.
She made her new spot as comfortable as possible and lay down to wait and watch.
What peace she'd found in the familiar orchard fled as she looked at the charred, crumbling ruins of the once great city that lay beyond the wall.
Jenn lay across his bed in the dark, sobbing quietly.
When she neither rejected nor attacked him, he lay down beside her and wrapped an arm around her, holding her tightly against him.
As powerful and patient as he was, he wouldn't hesitate to lay waste to anything between them.
Furious at his own weakness, Darian lay back and stared at the sky.
Her dinner lay warm but not hot on the table.
Hilden might defer to him in her absence, but Taran knew where the loyalty of most of the men lay.
She lay down on the pebble- strewn dirt, wondering if death was anything like living in the catacombs.
Taran smiled tightly as the grizzled warrior bowed, recalling how much had changed since he first lay eyes on the man.
Memon ignored him, darting into the cell where the unconscious Rissa lay.
Both cell doors had exploded off the cells and lay crumpled across the room.
She lay in his arms, gazing up at him until he gently lowered her feet to the ground.
Alex lay against her back with an arm around her; a hand cradling one of her breasts.
He lay on his side against the wall and didn't move when she kneeled beside him.
I want to bury him up on the hill under that dogwood tree where he used to lay during the summer.
The graves lay before them near the edge of a cliff.
Multicolored fields of grain and soy beans lay like a patchwork quilt for miles.
For a moment she lay silent, and then the voice called again.
In fact, it lay somewhere between concerned and annoyed.
She lay back on the clean bed, drained of strength.
Alex lay still beside her.
Finally he lay on his back and stared at the ceiling.
He lay on his back, hands folded on the blankets, eyeing her skeptically.
He lay still with his back to her.
Jabbing it at him, she turned the tables, threatening him until he lay flat on the floor.
After a while Alex came in and lay down on the bed.
It was tempting to tell her that he wasn't really back – to talk to her about the fear that lay in her heart.
She lay the book down.
Alex turned off his light and lay down in bed.
Carmen lay awake, staring at the ceiling.
She lay still, afraid to move.
Ahead of him lay four weeks of uncharted business.
Denton could lay on the charm when he wanted to, but his sense of humor needed improvement.
The leathery coils of its shiny body lay in a heap, stacked at least three tiers high.
She lay awake for what must have been hours.
Behind her lay a path of crushed grass and beyond that, tall weeds and grass.
As the whip came across the grass, it lay over neatly, cut sharply by the whip.
The room was filled with dust and the wind whistled through the screens, ruffling the pages of her book as it lay on the floor.
A melted candle lay on the counter, a reminder of the storm, but the lights were working.
She lay limp in his arms, startled and afraid to respond - afraid the kiss meant nothing to him.
Out there in the woods lay a multitude of plants she wanted to see, and no slithering reptile was going to stand in her way.
A chair lay on its side next to the wall.
Mr. O'Hara urged her to lay back.
He didn't know what lay inside the dome, but he saw how large of an area it incorporated.
Her breath knocked out of her, the Guardian lay still on her back.
She rose and moved the food and wine dishes closer to the edge of the bed then lay across the top.
The judo pants rode low enough on his hips to tease her imagination of what lay just a couple inches below the seam.
Xander pretending to bite her neck while she lay on top of him, the two of them spooning, even one where the massive man straddled her and pretended to hold her down.
Half an hour later, when he was finished with her, she lay trembling.
He lay on his back, staring into the darkness.
She wasn't able to see what lay beyond the ring of light.
The girl sucked in fast breaths and lay still.
The Original Other lay in a heap on the ground, his throat shredded.
He set her on the bed and lay on his side, pulling her into his body once more.
His government was costly, and to meet its many expenses he was obliged to lay heavy taxes upon the people.
Indeed, All Souls was more of a lay foundation than its model.
Lay, who held the post until 1863, when he resigned owing to a disagreement with the Chinese government in connexion with the Lay-Osborn fleet.
During his tenancy of office the system adopted at Shanghai was applied to the other treaty ports, so that when on Mr Lay's resignation Mr Hart was appointed inspector-general of foreign customs, he found himself at the head of an organization which collected a revenue of upwards of eight million taels per annum at fourteen treaty ports.
Chait Sing, raja of Benares, the greatest of the vassal chiefs who had grown rich under the protection of the British rule, lay under the suspicion of disloyalty.
The directors of the Company were disposed to act upon this resolution; but in the court of proprietors, with whom the decision ultimately lay, Hastings always possessed a sufficient majority.
In this concordat a distinction was made between spiritual investiture, by the ring and pastoral staff, and lay or feudal investiture, by the sceptre.
The emperor renounced investiture by ring and staff, and permitted canonical elections; the pope on his part recognized the king's right to perform lay investiture and to assist at elections.
The later village lay at the foot of the hill on the eastern edge of the high-road, and its curia, with a dedicatory inscription to M.
In the meantime the Six Nations (in 1768) had repudiated their sale of the region to the Susquehanna Company and had sold it to the Penns; the Penns had erected here the manors of Stoke and Sunbury, the government of Pennsylvania had commissioned Charles Stewart, Amos Ogden and others to lay out these manors, and they had arrived and taken possession of the block-house and huts at Mill Creek in January 1769.
The name of Mannheim was connected with its present site in the 8th century, when a small village belonging to the abbey of Lorsch lay in the marshy district between the Neckar and the Rhine.
Here in 1806 the remains of Nelson lay in state before their burial in St Paul's Cathedral.
At Franeker his house was a small château, " separated by a moat from the rest of the town, where the mass could be said in safety."' And one motive in favour of accepting an invitation to England lay in the alleged leanings of Charles I.
In 1640 a copy of the work in manuscript was despatched to Paris, and Mersenne was requested to lay it before as many thinkers and scholars as he deemed desirable, with a view to getting their views upon its argument and doctrine.
The first kind lay quite beyond the power of man to receive it, the second was within man's reach.
As early as 1553 he had ceased to trust Sylvester and Adashev, owing to their extraordinary backwardness in supporting the claims of his infant son to the throne while he himself lay at the point of death.
The origin of such unendowed curacies is traceable to the fact that benefices were sometimes granted to religious houses pleno jure, and with liberty for them to provide for the cure; and when such appropriations were transferred to lay persons, being unable to serve themselves, the impropriators were required to nominate a clerk in full orders to the.
The score having been counted, the leader then places the mat, usually within a yard of the spot where the jack lay at the conclusion of the head, and throws the jack in the opposite direction for a fresh end.
The occupation of the rest of Syria and Palestine proceeded smoothly, and after the fall of Gaza Alexander's way lay open into Egypt.
He leapt from the wall with only three companions into the hostile town, and, before the army behind him could effect an entrance, lay wounded almost to death.'
It lay on the ancient trade route from Sinope to the Euphrates, on the Persian "Royal Road" from Sardis to Susa, and on the great Roman highway from Ephesus to the East.
18, probably, but not necessarily, lay near Jerusalem.
To Haggai the temple appears so essential that he teaches that while it lay waste, the people and all their works and offerings were unclean (Hag.
As compared with Scotland, English Presbyterianism had more of the lay element.
There he presented himself to the grand master of the Maltese order as Count Cagliostro, and curried favour with him as a fellow alchemist, for the grand master's tastes lay in the same direction.
The philosophy of Cousin influenced him strongly, but his strength lay in exposition and criticism rather than in original thought.
a grant (asiento) of two hundred leagues of the coast from the boundary of the Portuguese possessions southward towards the Straits of Magellan, and the inland country which lay behind it.
A large army of twenty-four thousand men was collected at Montevideo, and on the 8th of January 1852 the allied forces crossed the Parana and the road to Buenos Aires lay open before them.
He reached Moscow on the 15th of May, prepared "to lay down his life for the tsar," and at once proceeded to the head of the Red Staircase to meet and argue with the assembled stryeltsi, who had been instigated to rebel by the anti-Petrine faction.
9,50 composed of a pastor and lay dde- Buckwheat - 1,48 gate from each consistory.
The history of Calatia is practically that of its more powerful neighbour Capua, but as it lay near the point where the Via Appia turns east and enters the mountains, it had some strategic importance.
By this arrangement the king and his nobles, clerical and lay, undertook to do homage to Henry and his son; this and other provisions placing both the church and state of Scotland thoroughly under the suzerainty of England.
Prior to 1858, when the modern building period commenced, Jerusalem lay wholly within its 16th-century walls, and even as late as 1875 there were few private residences beyond their limits.
It was a year in which all agriculture was remitted, in which the fields lay unsown and the vines grew unpruned, only the spontaneous yield of the land might be gathered.
In the Volscian territory lay the little town of Velitrae (Velletri), the birthplace of Augustus.
The chief success of the government lay in the field of foreign politics, where it prudently avoided entanglement in the ambitious schemes of Hellenistic monarchs, but gained great prestige by energetic interference against aggressors who threatened the existing balance of power or the security of the seas.
Modern naturalists consider that many of the problems of Australia's remarkable fauna and flora can be best explained by the following hypothesis: - The region now covered by the antarctic ice-cap was in early Tertiary times favoured by a mild climate; here lay an antarctic continent or archipelago.
In the latter direction, explored by Mitchell in 1834 and 1836, lay Australia Felix, now Victoria, including the well-watered, thickly-wooded country of Gipps' Land.
In all this legislation one of the most hotly contested points was whether the arbitration court should be given power to lay it down that workers who were members of a trade union should be employed in preference to non-unionists.
The chief external interest, however, of the new financial policy of the Commonwealth lay in its relation towards the empire as a whole.
Worthy of special note are canon 33, enjoining celibacy upon all clerics and all who minister at the altar (the most ancient canon of celibacy); canon 36, forbidding pictures in churches; canon 38, permitting lay baptism under certain conditions; and canon 53, forbidding one bishop to restore a person excommunicated by another.
At their instance, and carrying with them instructions from the regent and the council, the marquis of Berghen and Hoorn's brother (the lord of Montigny) were persuaded to go to Spain and lay before Philip the serious character of the crisis.
During the month of August bands of fanatical rioters in various parts of the country made havoc in the churches and religious houses, wrecking the altars, smashing the images and pictures, and carrying off the sacred vessels and other treasures on which they could lay their hands.
Their difficulty lay in the lack of ports in which to take refuge.
His chief interest from the first, however, lay in the religious question.
The lords and the Scots vehemently took Manchester's part; but the Commons eventually sided with Cromwell, appointed Sir Thomas Fairfax general of the New Model Army, and passed two self-denying ordinances, the second of which, ordering all members of both houses to lay down their commissions within forty days, was accepted by the lords on the 3rd of April 1645.
He would lay hold of anything "if it had but the force of authority," rather than have none.
In spite of almost insuperable difficulties the colony took root, trade began, the fleet lay in wait for the Spanish treasure ships, the settlements of the Spaniards were raided, and their repeated attempts to retake the island were successfully resisted.
On the 8th of May about thirty officers presented a petition to parliament against the revival of the monarchy, and Fleetwood, Desborough and Lambert threatened to lay down their commissions.
He never lost an opportunity, whether in the pulpit or on the platform, of pressing on his hearers that the greatest future for Canada lay in unity with the rest of the British Empire; and his broad statesman-like judgment made him an authority which politicians of all parties were glad to consult.
In a cave, still called "Lord Huntly's Cave," in a rocky glen in the vicinity, George, marquess of Huntly, lay hid during Montrose's campaign in 1644-45.
It is from these charters that we learn nearly all we know of the obligations that lay upon land.
The paper cables consist of a number of wires, each enveloped in a loose covering of well-dried paper, and loosely laid up together with a slight spiral " lay " in a bundle, the whole being enclosed in a stout lead pipe.
The Atlantic Telegraph Company was reconstituted as the AngloAmerican Telegraph Company with a capital of f600,000 and sufficient cable was ordered not only to lay a line across the ocean but also to complete the 1865 cable.
In 1896 it was arranged to lay two new cables to France and one (for duplex working) to Germany.
The Umbrian town had three gates only, and probably lay on the steep mountain side as the present town does, while the Roman city lay in the lower ground.
The United Telephone Company again applied unsuccessfully for right to lay wires underground.
The application of the company for permission to lay wires in streets was again refused.
The National Telephone Company applied to the London County Council for permission to lay wires underground and continued efforts till 1899 to obtain this power, but without success.
The National Telephone Company again applied to parliament for powers to lay wires underground; public discontent with inadequate telephone services was expressed, and at the same time the competition of the telephone with the Post Office telegraph became more manifest.
The National Telephone Company again applied to parliament for power to lay wires underground, but was refused.
Local authorities (particularly London and Glasgow) refused to permit the company to lay wires underground.
The trunk wires were transferred to the Post Office in pursuance of the policy of 1892, but for all practical purposes the local authorities had vetoed the permission of the government to the company to lay wires underground.
The Postmaster-General also agreed to lay underground wires for the company at an annual rental of L1 per mile of double wire in any local area in which the company was operating, but not in areas in which the municipalities had established exchanges.
In Emilia the day laborers, known as disobbligati, earn, on the contrary, low wages, out of which they have to provide for shelter and to lay by something against unemployment.
There were in 1901 20,707 parishes in Italy, 68,444 secular clergy and 48,043 regulars (monks, lay brothers and nuns).
During the next four years the Franco-Spanish war dragged on in Lombardy until the decisive battle of Pavia in 1525, when Francis was taken prisoner, and Italy lay open to the Spanish armies.
The worst governed part of the peninsula was the south, where feudalism lay heavily on the cultivators and corruption pervaded all ranks.
A lay ministry was now demanded, a constitution, and an Italian federation for war against Austria.
It was certain that, his work in Sicily done, Garibaldi would turn his attention to the Neapolitan dominions on the mainland; and beyond these lay Umbria and the Marches andRome.
immediately, by an Italian occupation, lest Catholic an inion should lay the blame for this upon France.
The serious feature of the situation lay less in the income than in the intangible expenditure, namely, the vast sums required for interest on the various forms of public debt and for pensions.
Most of the responsibility lay with the Vatican, which had arranged the procession in the way best calculated to irritate Italian feeling, but little excuse can be offered for the failure of the Italian authorities to maintain public order.
Meanwhile a conviction was spreading that the only way of escape from the dangerous isolation of Italy lay in closer agreement with Austria and Germany.
The main point of the treaty, however, lay in clause 17: His Majesty the king of kings of Ethiopia consents to make use of the government of His Majesty the king of Italy for the treatment of all questions concerning other powers and governments.
At their first interview Cranmer was commanded by the king to lay aside all other pursuits and to devote himself to the question of the divorce.
Any chance of safety that lay in the friendliness of a strong party in the council was more than nullified by the bitter personal enmity of the queen, who could not forgive his share in her mother's divorce and her own disgrace.
Both Darwin and Wallace lay great stress on the close relation which obtains between the existing fauna of any region and that of the immediately antecedent geological epoch in the same region; and rightly, for it is in truth inconceivable that there should be no genetic connexion between the two.
Such authority in the minds of lay Roman lawyers who first used this word " jurisdiction " was essentially temporal in its origin and in its sphere.
By a capitulary he provided that either litigant, without the consent of the other party, and not only at the beginning of a suit but at any time during its continuance, might take the cause from lay cognizance and transfer it to the bishop's tribunal.
The canon provides that any clerk having a complaint against another clerk must not pass by his own bishop and turn to secular tribunals, but first lay b a re his cause before him, so that by the sentence of the bishop himself the dispute may be settled by arbitrators acceptable to both parties.
Ordinarily, the appeal from an archdeacon or his official lay to the court of the bishop; but by custom the appeal might be to the court of the metropolitan.
(f) From the bishop, or his official, appeal lay to the metropolitan, who again could hear causes by his official.
(g) An appeal lay from the court of the metropolitan to that of the primate.
Such was the case of probate where notable goods of the deceased lay in more than one diocese.
From a peculiar jurisdiction ranking as episcopal the appeal lay to the court of the metropolitan.
The recursus ad principem, in some form or other of appeal or application to the sovereign or his lay judges, was at the end of the middle ages well known over western Europe.
Such an appeal lay even in cases where there was a refusal to exercise voluntary jurisdiction (de Maillane, Dictionnaire du droit canonique, tit.
Appeals to Rome lay from interlocutory as well as final judgments.
(3) Control of lay office-bearers, churchwardens, sidesmen, organists, parish clerks, sextons.
The relations of their bishops, priests or other ministers and lay office-bearers inter se and to their lay folk depend upon contract; and these Y P P contracts will be enforced by the ordinary courts of law.
In the diocese of Rome, exercised discipline of a penitential kind over their lay members; but in later times their censures have generally ceased to carry temporal consequences.
It provided for the visitation of the clergy by the bishop, and for the power of the clergy to exclude their lay folk from the Holy Communion, subject to appeal to the bishop. Both minor and major excommunication had been in use, and for a long time public penance was required.
988) settled at Kiev, and his province was part of the patriarchate of Constantinople, and appeals lay to Constantinople.
Extensive use is made of building materials from the Roman station of Corstopitum (also called Corchester), which lay half a mile west of Corbridge at the junction of the Cor with the Tyne.
He deprecated general confessions and demanded that the individual must lay bare the recesses of his heart.
In English medieval literature it appears in three somewhat different versions: Sir Orpheo, a " lay of Brittany " printed from the Harleian MS. in J.
The question of universal names for vegetation units is bound lay with that of the universality or otherwise of particular O~ mations.
As Pasargadae was named after the tribe in whose district it lay, so the new capital is by the Persians and Greeks simply called "the Persians"; later authors call it Persepolis (q.v.), "the Persian city."
Another Persian palace lay in Taoke, near the coast (Strabo xv.
He proved conclusively that any southern continent that might exist lay under the polar ice.
Lord William Howard (1563-1640), the "belted Will" of Scott's Lay and the "bauld Willie" of more authentic legend, was another of the sons of the fourth duke and Margaret Audley.
Here, in fact, lay some of the oldest and wealthiest towns, the sites of which have, however, been removed inland by the silting up of the shore.
He took corporeal shape as a huge crab that lay floating, face upwards, upon the waters.
`Ana itself, a very ancient town, of Babylonian origin, once sacred probably to the goddess of the same name, lay originally on several islands in the stream, where ruins, principally of the Arabic and late Persian period, are visible.
The town lay on the south side of the outer harbour, near the village of Miseno, where remains of a theatre and baths and the inscriptions relating to the town have been found.
(ii.-iv.) Across the Cevennes lay Caesar's conquests, Atlantic in climate, new to Roman ways.
The ancient name is preserved in that of the modern village of Lapsaki, but the Greek town possibly lay at Chardak immediately opposite Gallipoli.
As far then as concerned the lands in which the settlements were made, the difference lay in this, that, as has been already said, while there was an English nation, there was no Sicilian nation.
Moreover, if anything like the needful accommodation be afforded, it will build a nest and therein lay its eggs; but it rarely succeeds in bringing up its young in confinement.
One editor, Godofredus Friedlein, thinks that there are only two manuscripts which can at all lay claim to contain the work of Boetius.
Once again, a lay apologist!
It ceases to lay much stress upon coincidences between Old Testament predictions or " types " and events in Christ's career.
For this purpose they instituted a severe system of discipline, divided their members into three classes - the Perfect, the Proficient, and the Beginners, and appointed over each congregation a body of lay elders.
In Great Britain the beetle, after completing its development, winters in the seed, waiting to emerge and lay its eggs on the blossom in the ensuing spring.
Further it is suggested that Peisistratus was unwilling to have children by one on whom lay the curse of the Cylonian outrage.
Here lay the principality of Lithuania and beyond it the kingdom of Poland, two loosely conglomerated states which had been created by the Piast and Gedymin dynasties in pretty much the same way as the tsardom of Muscovy had been created by the descendants of Rurik.
The first step westwards was taken in Courland, which lay between Russian territory and the Baltic coast.
The supreme peril to the autocracy in Russia lay in the genuine grievances of the peasants, less political than economic, which had opened their minds to revolutionary propaganda.
A way across the curving trench leads to an open space, where the Agora may have been situated: beyond it lay the town, the remains of which are scanty, though the line of the walls can be traced.
i) was known as the plate-rail, tramway-plate or barrowway-plate - names which are preserved in the modern term " platelayer " applied to the men who lay and maintain the permanent way of a railway.
Next, south of the Great Northern, lay the Northern Pacific railway, starting on the west from Portland, Ore., and from Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., and extending east to Duluth, St Paul and Minneapolis by way of Helena, Mont.
- When the earth-works of a line have been completed and the tops of the embankments and the bottoms of the cuttings brought to the level decided upon, the next step is to lay the permanent way, so-called probably in distinction to the temporary way used during construction.
The simplicity is great; they can be quickly mounted and dismounted; the correct gauge can be perfectly maintained; the sections of rails and sleepers (which are of iron) are very portable, and skilled labour is not required to lay or to take them up; the making of a " turn-out " is easy, by taking out a 15 ft.
had made a surrender to the emperor Henry V., Guido called a council at Vienne, which declared against lay investiture, and excommunicated Henry.
But the Nazarite was equally bound to lay aside his holiness before mixing with common folk and returning to ordinary life; this he did by a sacrifice, which, with the offering of his hair upon the altar, freed him from his vow and reduced him to the same level of sanctity as ordinary men.
At Deir el Bahri we see that the animal had its throat cut in Mahommedan fashion; it lay on its side, the legs tied together; the heart was taken out, then the liver; the burnt sacrifice was hardly known.
The origin of Udine is uncertain; though it lay on the line of the Via Iulia Augusta, there is no proof of its existence in Roman times.
It lay to the south of Dan in the eastern half of upper Galilee (Josh.
And when you lay it on the table and desire to eat it, repeat the ` Our Father ' entire.
For Amos and Isaiah were able to single out those loftier spiritual and ethical elements which lay implicit in Mosaism and to lift them into their due place of prominence.
His writing apparatus - a noctograph - lay before him, and he kept his ivory style in his hand to jot down notes as the reading progressed.
juries, a petty jury, and a tribunal consisting of nearly all the lay peers of England, with the evidence before them which we do not now possess, should have all unanimously passed a sentence of guilt contrary to the facts and their convictions, and that such a sentence should have been supported by Anne's own father and uncle.
It lay upon this road, half-way between Mutina and Parma.
The town lay at the N.W.
From that period Ward and his associates worked undisguisedly for union with the Church of Rome, and in 1844 he published his Ideal of a Christian Church, in which he openly contended that the only hope for the Church of England lay in submission to the Church of Rome.
In temperate climates the impregnated females hibernate during the winter in houses, cellars, stables, the trunks of trees, &c., coming out to lay their eggs in the spring.
The site of the Samnite city, which in the 4th century B.C. had a coinage of its own, is not known; the Roman town lay in the valley of the Vulturnus, and its walls (4th century) enclose a circuit of 12 m., in which are preserved remains of large baths (Thermae Herculis) and a theatre.
It was Celestine's purpose to lay England under the interdict; but Prince John and the barons still refused to recognize the papal legate, the bishop of Ely.
When the World War broke out his attitude was favourable to the absolute neutrality of Italy, believing that his country's interests lay in not siding with either group of belligerents, and on the eve of Italian intervention he made an attempt, by using his personal hold over the Parliamentary majority, to upset the Salandra Cabinet, but it was frustrated by an uprising of public opinion in favour of war.
by his charter in 1550 made its governors one of the first purely lay educational corporations founded in England.
He died just as Nebuchadrezzar, seeing his warnings disregarded, was preparing to lay siege to Jerusalem.
Throughout these stormy years the prophet Jeremiah (q.v.) had realized that Judah's only hope lay in submission to Babylonia.
But the former gained the day, and, realizing that the only hope of maintaining a pure worship of Yahweh lay in a forcible isolation from foreign influence, its adherents were prepared to take measures to ensure the religious independence of their assembly.
It is related that Ezra, the scribe and priest, returned to Jerusalem with priests and Levites, lay exiles, and a store of vessels for the Temple.
But the problems are admittedly complicated, and since one is necessarily dependent upon scanty narratives arranged and rearranged by later hands in accordance with their own historical theories, it is difficult to lay stress upon internal evidence which appears to be conclusive for this or that reconstruction.
The only hope of the Jews lay in the clemency of their victorious suzerain, and it did not fail them.
His lineage was (in the opinion of one of them at least) of doubtful purity; and so it was his duty to lay down the high-priesthood and be content to rule the nation.
After six years of civil war he appealed to them to, state the conditions under which they would lay aside their hostility.
2 This specimen had been given to Canning (a tribute, perhaps, to the statesman who boasted that he had "called a New World into existence to redress the balance of the Old") by Mr Schenley, a diplomatist, and was then thought to be unique in Europe; but, apart from those which had reached Spain, where they lay neglected and undescribed, James Wilson says (Illustr.
The true domestic quarter lay to the south of the great hail, and was approached from the central court by a descending staircase, of which three flights and traces of a fourth are preserved.
The latter refused to lay down their arms until a firman was issued (July 1858), confirming the promised concessions.
15 1863; but his work and interests subsequently lay at Newcastle (where he served an apprenticeship as moulder at Robert Stephenson & Co.'s works), and in the county of Durham.
In the council lay now, to judge from his words, the only chance of salvation; and, in view of the requirements of the case, he began to argue that, in case of schism, a council could be convoked by any one of the faithful, and would have the right to judge and even to depose the rival pontiffs.
The lay societies of the Beghards and the Beguines (for men and women respectively) date from the end of the 12th century, and soon became extremely popular both in the Low Countries and on the Rhine.
The town of Tetschen originally lay on the south side of the castle rock, but after its destruction by a flood, it was moved in 10J9 to its present site.
They consisted mainly in exemption from public burdens, both as regarded person and pocket, and in immunity from lay jurisdiction.
It is interesting to observe, as will be shown later, that during the Mesozoic era there was a land-mass in the north of Asia and another in the south, and between them lay the sea in which ordinary marine sediments were deposited.
Gondwanaland, however, did not long survive, and the portion which lay between India and South Africa sank beneath the waves in Tertiary times.
The movements mentioned above have been the chief factors of relatively modern Asiatic history, but in early times the centre of activity and culture lay farther west, in Babylonia and Assyria.
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