Lay Sentence Examples

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  • What lay at the end of that path?

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  • She lay down, hugging it.

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  • He lay with his head propped high on the pillows.

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  • 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.

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  • While you lay there choking.

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  • For three days he lay in his strange prison.

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  • She lay for a long time in that position.

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  • The doctor said his cholesterol was high and told him to lay off the fats.

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  • She rolled toward him as he lay down and sighed contentedly as she snuggled against him.

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  • Zeb ran and picked up one of the Gargoyles that lay nearest to him.

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  • First I must lay my little darling to rest.

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  • She had not been reported missing because her mother lay dead in their small rural farm house over a hundred miles away.

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  • The next morning, she lay curled in his arms for awhile before moving.

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  • He lay on his side watching her sleep, wondering what dreams lived behind the sweet smile on her face.

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  • Alex lay against her back with an arm around her; a hand cradling one of her breasts.

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  • Gabriel lay in front of her and nudged her, until her body opened to him.

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  • She lay there, sound asleep.

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  • Bordeaux lay against her back, one arm around her waist and one leg thrown carelessly over hers.

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  • For a moment she lay still, afraid any movement would frighten him away like a wild cat in the daylight.

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  • Gradually, his warmth sank into her skin, and she lay still, exhausted yet soothed by the heat of his body.

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  • He lay motionless on the ground.

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  • 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.

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  • Finding nothing, she spread the blanket and lay down, pulling part of it over her body.

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  • His eyes constantly roved over the dunes and his rifle lay across his lap, ready for use.

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  • For a moment his hand lay there, and then he squeezed hers.

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  • After a while Alex came in and lay down on the bed.

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  • He set her on the bed and lay on his side, pulling her into his body once more.

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  • He lay down on his back and pulled the covers up.

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  • I assumed his bedroom lay beyond the large living room that dominated the front of the house.

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  • Dan lay on one bed, asleep.

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  • One of these tribes was Midian, in whose land the mountain of God lay.

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  • Pressing his lips together he made that effort for the twenty-thousandth time and lay down.

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  • Jule lay on the ground a short distance away.

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  • Carmen lay still for a few minutes, soaking up the body heat from Alex.

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  • Her head lay on a pillow and a blanket covered her body.

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  • The large belt buckle at his lean waist lay flat against a washboard stomach.

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  • Forty more lay behind that — all wild and unimproved.

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  • 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.

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  • There is no modern survival of the name of Tyburn, which finds, indeed, its chief historical interest as attaching to the famous place of execution which lay near the modern Marble Arch.

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  • Forgetful of the tomb, you lay the foundation of your palaces.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • When she seemed sufficiently exhausted, he lay on his back.

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  • I suggest we make a date to meet back here and lay our cards on the table.

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  • She obeyed, inching towards the bench until she lay on her side, suspended by the harness above the seat by a few inches.

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  • However, she fell into a deep slumber soon after she lay down.

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  • Every emotion lay there waiting to be read.

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  • At first she lay on her back, her eyes wide open.

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  • For a long time she lay awake listening to him breath.

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  • 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.

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  • A melted candle lay on the counter, a reminder of the storm, but the lights were working.

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  • She lay limp in his arms, startled and afraid to respond - afraid the kiss meant nothing to him.

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  • 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.

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  • The latter refused to lay down their arms until a firman was issued (July 1858), confirming the promised concessions.

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  • When, therefore, next morning, negotiations were opened by the French, Mack, still feeling certain that the Russians were at hand, agreed to an armistice and undertook to lay down his arms if within the next twenty-one days no relief should arrive.

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  • On the 7th of October the Grande Armee lay in three parallel columns along the roads leading over the mountains to Hof, Schleiz and Kronach; on the right lay the IV.

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  • However, it was evident that the bulk of the Prussians lay to his left, and instructions were at once despatched to Davout to turn westward from Naumburg towards Kdsen and to bring Bernadotte with him if the two were still together.

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  • Their artillery was numerous and for the most part of heavy calibre - 18and 24-pounders were common - but the strength of the army lay in its infantry, with its incomparable tenacity in defence and its blind confidence in the bayonet in attack.

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  • Meanwhile Bennigsen had prepared for a fresh undertaking, and leaving Lestocq with 20,000 Prussians and Russians to contain Bernadotte, who lay between Braunsberg and Spandau on the Passarge, he moved southwards on the 2nd, and on the 3rd and 4th of June he fell upon Ney, driving him back towards Guttstadt, whilst with the bulk of his force he moved towards Heilsberg, where he threw up an entrenched position.

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  • The enemy lay direct to his right, an Murat, the IV.

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  • Lannes's reserve corps (cavalry), to whom Latour Maubourg reported, lay at Domnau some ro m.

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  • Information about the Russians was very indifferent; it was only known that Prince Bagration with about 33,000 men lay grouped about Wolkowysk; Barclay de Tolly with 40,000 about Vilna; and on the Austrian frontier lay a small corps under Tormassov in process of formation, while far away on the Turkish frontiers hostilities with the sultan retained Tschitschagov with 50,000 more.

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  • The French army was thus disposed almost in an equilateral triangle with sides of about 570 m., with 95,000 men at the apex at Moscow opposed to 120,000, 30,000 about Brest opposite ioo,000, and 17,000 about Drissa confronted by 40,000, whilst in the centre of the base at Smolensk lay Victor's corps, about 30,000.

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  • The crown prince of Sweden (Bernadotte), with his Swedes and various Prussian levies, 135,000 in all, lay in and around Berlin and Stettin; and knowing his former marshal well, Napoleon considered Oudinot a match for him.

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  • Blucher with about 95,000 Russians and Prussians was about Breslau, and Schwarzenberg, with nearly 180,000 Austrians and Russians, lay in Bohemia.

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  • From the 10th to the 13th Napoleon lay at Duben, again a prey to the most extraordinary irresolution, but on that day he thought he saw his opportunity.

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  • The North Army under Bernadotte, unknown to Napoleon, lay on Blucher's left around Halle.

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  • His concentration was effected with his usual sureness and celerity, but whilst the French moved on Wittenberg, Blucher was marching to his right, indifferent to his communications as all Prussia lay behind him.

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  • On falling in with him I found rest, having tracked him while he lay concealed in Egypt.

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  • The great altar lay to the south of the temple, and a little to the east of it are what appear to be the remains of an earlier altar, built into the corner of a large Square edifice of Roman date, perhaps a house of the priests.

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  • The Tholos lay to the south-west of the temple of Asclepius; it must, when perfect, have been one of the most beautiful buildings in Greece; the exquisite carving of its mouldings is only equalled by that of the Erechtheum at Athens.

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  • During February and March 1808 the frontier fortresses of Pampeluna, St Sebastian, Barcelona and Figueras were treacherously occupied and Spain lay at the feet of Napoleon.

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  • The Portuguese being in his rear, and Wellesley closing with him, the only good road of retreat available lay through Amarante, but he now learned that Beresford had taken this important point from Silveira; so he was then compelled, abandoning his guns and much baggage, to escape, with a loss of some s000 men, over the mountains of the Sierra Catalina to Salamonde, and thence to Orense.

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  • It had now become Wellington's object to draw Soult away from Bayonne, in order that the allied army might, with less loss, cross the Adour and lay siege to the place on both banks of the river.

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  • The prophets themselves lay no weight upon the ark as the central point of Jerusalem's holiness.

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  • He was unable to rise to the great opportunity which lay before him of creating out of the Dutch and Belgian provinces a strong and united state.

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  • He began distributing tracts and visiting the poor, joined the lay preachers' association, and gave his first sermon at Teversham, near Cambridge.

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  • Their bodies lay for nine days unburied, for Zeus had changed the people to stone; on the tenth day they were buried by the gods.

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  • He rendered an immense service to his country by maintaining that the cause of France, though desperate to all appearance, was not yet lost if the contending factions could lay aside their differences in the face of the common enemy.

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  • Lay the compass upon the cardboard, and observe the rate at which its needle vibrates after being displaced from its position of equilibrium; this will vary greatly in different regions.

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  • It lay at the point of junction of four roads - the Via Caecilia, the Via Claudia Nova and two branches of the Via Salaria, which joined it at the 64th and 89th miles respectively.

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  • In fact, it increased the burden of the luckless provincials, whose only appeal lay to a body of men whose interests were identical with those of the publicani.

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  • His mathematical enthusiasm was for the time completely quenched, and during two years the printed volume of his Mecanique, which he had seen only in manuscript, lay unopened beside him.

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  • The calculus of variations lay undeveloped in Euler's mode of treating isoperimetrical problems. The fruitful method, again, of the variation of elements was introduced by Euler, but adopted and perfected by Lagrange, who first recognized its supreme importance to the analytical investigation of the planetary movements.

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  • But it was in the application to mechanical questions of the instrument which he thus helped to form that his singular merit lay.

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  • As regards the Philistines, it is impossible to lay much weight on the statement of Chronicles, unsupported as it is by the older history, and in Joel the Philistines plainly stand in one category with the Phoenicians, as slave dealers, not as armed foes.

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  • Such is the historical basis which we seem to be able to lay for the study of the exegetical problems of the book.

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  • In neither of these cases was there an umpire; nor was any necessary, since the decision, if not unanimous, lay with the majority.

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  • The approach to the grotto lay through a portico on the level with and fronting the street, and a pronaos, in communication with which was a kind of sacristy.

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  • At their root lay a common Eastern origin rather than any borrowing.

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  • It lay on the northern trunk-road to the Euphrates and was built round a strong fortress whose ruins crown the rocky hill west of the town.

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  • The church likewise exercises a far-reaching influence over the people through the beneficent work of its lay orders, and through the hospitals and asylums under its control in every part of the country.

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  • The other division lay much nearer to the line between Parahyba and Pernambuco.

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  • He had to face opposition from sectional interests and from the jealousy of interference with their rights on the part of provincial administrations, but he was able to achieve a considerable measure of success and to lay the foundation of a sounder system under which the financial position of the republic has made steady progress.

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  • There had for a long period been difficulties with France with regard to the territory which lay between the mouth of the Amazon and Cayenne or French Guiana.

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  • Beyond the walls lay the burghs of Calton, Easter and Wester Portsburgh, the villages of St Cuthbert's, Moutrie'sHill,Broughton,Canonmills, SilvermillsandDeanhaugh - all successively swallowed up in the extension of the modern city.

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  • This unsightly mass of rubbish lay for a while as an eyesore, until the happy thought arose of converting it into a broad way joining the new .oNd at Hanover Street with the Old Town at the Lawnmarket.

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  • Seleucus Nicator gave it a Macedonian name, Beroea; but Chalcis, some distance S., was the capital of the province, Chalcidice (later, Kinnasrin), in which it lay, and the centre of that hellenized region, now a.

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  • The next step was taken by the settlers at the port, who in 1835 resolved to lay out a town, which they named Durban, after Sir Benjamin d'Urban, then governor of Cape Colony.

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  • In this engagement the advanced body of British troops, 3000 strong, under Symons, held a camp called Craigside which lay between Glencoe and Dundee, and from this position General Symons hoped to be able to hold the northern portion of Natal.

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  • This forcible intrusion of a nonAryan race altered the whole history of Europe; but its peculiar significance lay in the fact that it permanently divided the northern from the southern and the eastern from the western Sla y s.

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  • It was still, however, essentially an assembly of notables, lay and clerical, at which the gentry, though technically eligible, do not seem to have been directly represented.

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  • Once more the road to Vienna lay open, but the grand vizier wasted the remainder of the year in fortifying Belgrade, and on August 18th, 1691, he was defeated and slain at Slankamen by the margrave of Baden.

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  • In 1401 he was succeeded by his son Earl Richard, a brave and chivalrous warrior, who defeated Owen Glendower, fought the Percys at Shrewsbury, and, after travelling in state through Europe and the Holy Land, was employed against the Lollards and afterwards as lay ambassador from England to the council of Constance (1414).

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  • In the second place, particular cases lay the foundation for the general formula.

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  • Of the reformed Churches of the continent of Europe only the Lutheran Churches of Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Finland preserve the episcopal system in anything of its historical sense; and of these only the two last can lay claim to the possession of bishops in the unbroken line of episcopal succession.

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  • The sole justification for such a claim lay in the terms of the Treaty of London, which the Yugosla y s could not adopt as a basis without stultifying their whole position against Italy.

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  • Ter-pill-05a ij iirooa toroKouvra, four - footed or legless Enaema which lay eggs (= Reptiles and Amphibia).

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  • We may form some idea of the extent and the severity of their incursions from the fact that at the beginning of the reign of Valdemar the whole of the Danish eastern coast lay wasted and depopulated.

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  • Here lay Arkona their chief sanctuary and Garz their political capital.

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  • He urged that their true interests lay in friendship with, not in hostility to, Great Britain and the British.

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  • With this inadequate sum some railway plant was obtained, and subsequently lay for ten years at Delagoa Bay, the scheme having to be abandoned for want of funds.

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  • It soon became evident that one course, and one only, lay open to President Kruger if he desired to avert a catastrophe.

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  • In the Sachsenspiegel, a collection of German laws which was written before 1235, the count is given as the butler (dapifer) of the emperor, the first place among the lay electors.

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  • The Greek gods being the powers of nature personified, pantheism lay nearer to hand than monotheism.

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  • He became a member of the Committee of Public Instruction early in 1793, and after carrying many useful decrees on the preservation of national monuments, on the military schools, on the reorganization of the Museum of Natural History and other matters, he brought forward on the 26th of June his Projet d'education nationale (printed at the Imprimerie Nationale), which proposed to lay the burden or primary education on the public funds, but to leave secondary education to private enterprise.

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  • Finally, a great crusade was resolved upon, to defray the expenses of which it was determined that the clergy should lay aside one-twentieththe pope and the cardinals one-tenth - of their revenues for the next three years; while the crusaders were to be held free of all burdens during the period of their absence.

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  • The advantage of the breech-loader now began to assert itself, for the Austrian skirmishers who covered the front of the guns could only load when standing up, while the Prussians lay down or fired from cover.

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  • Not even deigning to notice the retreating columns, apparently too without escort, the batteries pressed forward till they reached the summit of the ridge trending eastward from Chlum towards the Elbe, whence the whole interior of the Austrian position was disclosed to them, and then they opened fire upon the Austrian reserves which lay below them in solid masses of army corps.

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  • By the morning of the 29th Manteuffel and Goeben lay north, v.

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  • Hippocrates had no opportunity of verification by necropsy, and Sydenham ignored pathology; yet the clinical features of many but recently described diseases, such, for example, as that named after Graves, and myxoedema, both associated with perversions of the thyroid gland, lay as open to the eye of physicians in the past as to our own.

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  • He once lay in hiding for two months with the duchesse du Maine at Sceaux, where were produced the comedietta of La Prude and the tragedy of Rome sauvee, and afterwards for a time lived chiefly at Luneville; here Madame du Chatelet had established herself at the court of King Stanislaus, and carried on a liaison with Saint-Lambert, an officer in the king's guard.

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  • They were repulsed by the Norman horse, but with such loss to the latter that the duke thought it imprudent to lay siege to the city at that time, and he retired to Berkhampstead.'

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  • The beach on which the landing took place proved to be satisfactory, but it lay at the foot of a steep and rugged declivity, which was therefore a most unsuitable place for putting ashore the stores and impedimenta of an army.

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  • As a matter of fact, the Suvla troops had afforded the Anzac columns no assistance at all beyond occupying the attention of one of the two Turkish divisions which Liman von Sanders set in motion south-westwards from about Gallipoli as soon as he had satisfied himself as to where danger lay, and the doings of this newly landed force had now to be recorded.

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  • For the special supervision and encouragement of indigenous primary education in monastic and in lay schools, each circle of inspection is divided into sub-circles corresponding with one or more of the civil districts, and each sub-circle is placed under a deputyinspector or a sub-inspector of schools.

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  • It lay off the main roads, and is hardly mentioned by ancient writers, though Pliny speaks of the Silis as flowing "ex montibus Tarvisanis."

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  • The Arakhtu, or " river of Babylon," flowed past the southern side of the city, and to the south-west of it on the Arabian bank lay the great inland freshwater sea of Nejef, surrounded by red sandstone cliffs of considerable height, 40 m.

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  • Bestuzhev had previously rejected with scorn the proposals of the French government to mediate between Russia and Sweden on the basis of a territorial surrender on the part of the former; and he conducted the war so vigorously that by the end of 1742 Sweden lay at the mercy of the empress.

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  • Herein also lay, probably, the true import of the baptism which he administered to those who accepted his message and confessed their sins.

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  • His route to the East lay by Trebizond and Erzerum to Tabriz and Sultanieh, in all of which places the order had houses.

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  • When the news of Ibrahim's overwhelming victory at Nessib (June 24, 1839) reached Constantinople, Mahmud lay dying and unconscious.

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  • Unhappily, however, the taint of the immemorial corruption of Byzantium had fallen upon him too, and the avenue to his favour and to political power lay too often through unspeakable paths.

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  • The primitive defence against sacrilege lay directly in the nature of sacred things, those that held a curse for any violation or profanation.

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  • It corresponds to the ancient Euchaita, which lay 15 m.

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  • Finally the king found himself compelled to recognize existing facts, to lay upon the lord the duty of producing his men in the field and to allow him to appear as their commander.

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  • Suggested probably by Roman practices, possibly developed directly from them, it received a great extension in the Merovingian period, at first and especially in the interest of the Church, but soon of lay land-holders.

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  • Frequently did great lay lords, as in this case, hold lands by feudal tenure of ecclesiastics.

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  • The route lay by Jibla, passing the foot of the lofty Jebel Sorak, where, in spite of illness, Forskal, the botanist of the party, was able to make a last excursion; a few days later he died at Yarim.

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  • Snow falls on the Harra and on the Tehama range in northern Arabia, and Nolde records a fall of snow which lay on the Nafud on the 1st of February 1893.

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  • They determined to strike first, and on the great day of Thermidor it was Tallien who, urged on by the danger in which his beloved lay, opened the attack upon Robespierre.

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  • Innocent was raised to the Holy See when it was at deadly feud with the emperor Frederick II., who lay under excommunication.

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  • He entered Naples on the 27th; but meanwhile Manfred had fled and had raised a considerable force; and the news of his initial successes against the papal troops reached Innocent as he lay sick and hastened his end.

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  • The ancient Tanais lay some f m.

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  • Hence on the one hand it is unreal to lay stress on coincidences with Romans, as if these necessarily implied that both epistles must have been composed shortly after one another, while again the further stage of thought on Christ and the Church, which is evident in Colossians, does not prove that the latter must have followed the former.

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  • The Villa Munichen or Forum ad monachos, so called from the monkish owners of the ground on which it lay, was first called into prominence by Duke Henry the Lion, who established a mint here in 1158, and made it the emporium for the salt coming from Hallein and Reichenhall.

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  • The next step in the development of epic narrative was the single lay of an episodic character, sung by a single individual, who was frequently a member of a distinguished family, not merely a professional minstrel.

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  • At Cold Harbor six thousand men fell in one useless assault lasting an hour, and after two months the Union armies lay before Richmond and Petersburg indeed, but had lost no fewer than 72,000 men.

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  • He abounded in kindliness and generosity, and if there was anything especially difficult for him to endure, it was the sight of human suffering, as was shown on the night at Shiloh, where he lay out of doors in the icy rain rather than stay in a comfortable room where the surgeons were at work.

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  • In vain Savonarola besought them to lay down their arms. When the church was finally stormed Savonarola was seen praying at the altar, and Fra Domenico, armed with an enormous candlestick, guarding him from the blows of the mob.

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  • Both places lay close to the Danube and could not therefore be turned; Aspern, indeed, is actually on the bank of one of the river channels.

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  • The two armies bivouacked on their ground, and in Aspern the French and Austrians lay within pistol shot of each other.

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  • It is difficult to lay down rules for the treatment of cases where the refraction of the two eyes is unequal.

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  • On this barren summit lay a wide flat depression, surrounded with rugged walls of rock, which were festooned with wild vines.

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  • Dunstan is of more importance as a lay than as an ecclesiastical statesman.

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  • That is to say, in tracing back the later acquisitions of civilization to impulses which are as old as the dawn of primitive culture, he did not, as the modern evolutionist does, lay stress on the superiority of the later to the earlier stages of human development, but rather became enamoured of the simplicity and spontaneity of those early impulses which, since they are the oldest, easily come to look like the most real and precious.

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  • Sardis then lay rather apart from the great lines of communication and lost some of its importance.

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  • In 1864, in a debate on a private member's bill for extending the suffrage, he declared that the burden of proof lay on those " who would exclude forty-nine fiftieths of the working-classes from the franchise."

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  • But it was also frequently used to denote (in whole or part) that portion of the old Mithradatic kingdom which lay between the Halys (roughly) and the borders of Colchis, Lesser Armenia, Cappadocia and Galatia - the region properly designated by the title "Cappadocia towards the Pontus," which was always the nucleus of the Pontic kingdom.

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  • And when in 1890 he began to gather together the miscellaneous essays and papers written during a period of sixty years, he expressed the hope that, though " they could lay no claim to logical consistency," they might yet show " beneath the varying complexion of their thought some intelligible moral continuity," " leading in the end to a view of life more coherent and less defective than was presented at the beginning."

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  • The grand-duke is a Protestant; under him the Evangelical Church is governed by a nominated council and a synod consisting of the " prelate," 48 elected, and 7 nominated lay and clerical members.

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  • Spencer, however, considers that he can not only anticipate such a state of complete adjustment, but even lay down the rules obtaining in it, which will constitute the code of "Absolute Ethics" and the standard for discerning the "least wrong" actions of relative ethics.

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  • As early as 1721 he was seeking to lay the foundation of a scientific explanation of the universe, when he published his Prodromus principiorum rerum naturalium, and had already written his Principia in its first form.

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  • He paid no attention to the distinction of day and night, and sometimes lay for days together in a trance, while his servants were often disturbed at night by hearing what he called his conflicts with evil spirits.

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  • The monks must prepare all their food with their own hands, and no lay person, male or female, may enter their houses.

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  • In August 1674 he fought his first great battle at Seneffe, where, though the struggle was not unequal, the honours lay with Conde.

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  • The main cause of the humiliations William suffered from parliament lay in his incapacity to understand the party or cabinet system.

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  • Some of these criticisms are rather beside the mark, but were all true, they would not impair his essential greatness, which lay in another sphere.

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  • In fact, after some fruitless attempts to save his brother, variously related by his biographers, Joseph became aware that Andre's only chance of safety lay in being forgotten by the authorities, and that ill-advised intervention would only hasten the end.

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  • He entered holy orders and ultimately attained the rank of abbe; but his tastes all lay in the direction of experimental research, especially on the subject of electricity.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Prince Andrew was one of those rare staff officers whose chief interest lay in the general progress of the war.

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  • 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.

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  • Anatole lay on the sofa in the study leaning on his elbow and smiling pensively, while his handsome lips muttered tenderly to himself.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Bald Hills, Prince Nicholas Bolkonski's estate, lay forty miles east from Smolensk and two miles from the main road to Moscow.

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  • He was unconscious and lay like a distorted corpse.

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  • On re-entering the shed Prince Andrew lay down on a rug, but he could not sleep.

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  • The sheriff came and laughed at something one of the men said as she lay there and it made me cry to hear him.

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  • Then there was only silence and the night sounds of the old building as Cynthia lay awake next to this man she loved.

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  • Dean lay there, listening.

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  • Dean pitied his wife, knowing the grueling trip that lay before her over the next several hours, not knowing what awaited her landing.

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  • 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.

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  • He lay there, trying to comprehend if the noise were in his mind's fantasies or in the real world of Bird Song.

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  • He pushed the door further but hesitated entering, as if remaining outside would absolve him of responsibility from what lay beyond.

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  • Two crumpled dollar bills lay on the bed.

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  • Sheet-covered, her remains lay in Dean's office, only feet from where she had lain naked against him so short a time before.

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  • 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.

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  • He dressed but instead of returning to his duties, lay back on his bed, depressed and exhausted.

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  • 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.

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  • When they arrived in Ouray there was a mutual understanding all that lay between them had not been discussed.

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  • The retreating blonde woman's rope and crampons lay discarded at the edge of the path, the bag from their recent purchase crumpled nearby.

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  • I would lay down my life for her without a moment's hesitation.

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  • 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."

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  • Jackson lay back with his hands behind his head, replaying the night, still hardly believing it was real.

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  • He lay passed out on the bed, two empty bottles on the nightstand and one on the floor.

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  • 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.

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  • Sarah lay on the bed beside him and put her head on his chest.

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  • He lay on the sofa with his head in Elisabeth's lap.

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  • As they lay exhausted, locked in each other's eyes, Jackson drawled, "I am definitely starting to see some upside to our situation."

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  • Elisabeth lay on her back gazing up at the ceiling.

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  • The one saving grace was that Elisabeth lay sound asleep, unable to witness his distress.

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  • She lay down on the sofa, and they gazed into each other's eyes for a while, then Elisabeth turned away.

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  • Elisabeth moved close to him and lay down again with her head in his lap.

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  • She didn't lay her head down, but nuzzled her nose into his hand.

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  • He must have nodded off again, because when he opened his eyes, Elisabeth's human form lay sleeping with her head in his lap.

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  • The wolf looked up at them, then lay on the floor with her head on Jackson's chest, whimpering.

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  • She lay with her hands and head across his chest heaving painful, soul-shattering sobs.

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  • In the hay beside their mother, lay two tiny bodies, soft and clean.

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  • The kid lay on its side, legs stretched out.

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  • The stove was beginning to warm so she lay the kid down in front of it on some towels.

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  • There's enough green stuff out there now and they're starting to lay again.

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  • For a moment she lay her head on his chest, enjoying the smell of him and the feel of his hands on her back.

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  • He lay with his arms behind his head and his eyes held a twinkle of humor that never reached his mouth.

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  • Carmen had Penny in the stanchion and was straddling her, trying to trim one hoof when the little doe simply lay down.

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  • Outside the circle of light lay a small form, and a sweep of the flashlight revealed fur with copper highlights.

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  • A new and exciting life lay ahead of him.

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  • Few pleasant memories lay behind him in that office.

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  • Lana lay gasping, unable to catch her breath for several moments.

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  • Still, Lana wasn't convinced she wanted to discover what lay behind the door after the travesty along the road.

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  • Tired of puzzling over the world around her, Lana shrugged off the rucksack, pushed Jack over, and lay down with him.

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  • Distraught, she lay down on the bed and stared at the flame in the lantern.

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  • Restless, she returned to her room in the warehouse and lay on the bed, thinking hard.

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  • Lana lay down, relieved to hear his voice again.

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  • His laser gun lay where he fell.

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  • He lay on the ground, still.

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  • Rhyn lay still and folded his hands beneath his head, staring at the sky.

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  • Instead of leaving like Rhyn wished he would, the angel lay down beside him.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • As Dean lay in the dark, he absentminded­ly wondered if Ethel always wore "Thursday" when he came to call.

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  • 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.

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  • Discarded wrappers and soft drink cans littered the floor, a magazine and a folded newspaper lay between the men on the seat.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • If Cortez were an example of what lay ahead, no one would go hungry.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The bleached skeleton of a huge old Sycamore tree lay near the creek.

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  • She lay still, listening for any sound that might have awakened her.

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  • She lay back on the bed, imagining the wedding as she had done so often before.

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  • 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.

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  • For a moment she lay still in his arms, gazing up at his handsome face.

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  • For a few minutes she lay still, basking in the security of his presence.

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  • Quelling the desire to repeat her earlier response, she lay still in his arms, waiting for him to make the next move.

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  • She lay still, praying that the storm would go around them this time.

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  • Lifting her feet so that she lay in his arms, he smiled down at her.

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  • Afterward, they lay in each other's arms in contented silence.

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  • What lay beyond that, she didn't want to think about — not right now.

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  • He needs to lay down the law.

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  • 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.

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  • Vaguely, she was aware when Alex lay the book aside and left Jonathan.

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  • When they both lay sated, he kissed her and rose, pulling on his clothes as he went to the horse.

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  • The only part of his life that had been good lay beyond the gateway in front of him.  No, he told himself.

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  • She made her new spot as comfortable as possible and lay down to wait and watch.

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  • 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.

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  • Jenn lay across his bed in the dark, sobbing quietly.

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  • When she neither rejected nor attacked him, he lay down beside her and wrapped an arm around her, holding her tightly against him.

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  • As powerful and patient as he was, he wouldn't hesitate to lay waste to anything between them.

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  • Furious at his own weakness, Darian lay back and stared at the sky.

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  • Her dinner lay warm but not hot on the table.

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  • Hilden might defer to him in her absence, but Taran knew where the loyalty of most of the men lay.

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  • She lay down on the pebble- strewn dirt, wondering if death was anything like living in the catacombs.

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  • Taran smiled tightly as the grizzled warrior bowed, recalling how much had changed since he first lay eyes on the man.

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  • Memon ignored him, darting into the cell where the unconscious Rissa lay.

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  • Both cell doors had exploded off the cells and lay crumpled across the room.

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  • She lay in his arms, gazing up at him until he gently lowered her feet to the ground.

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  • He lay on his side against the wall and didn't move when she kneeled beside him.

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  • I want to bury him up on the hill under that dogwood tree where he used to lay during the summer.

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  • The graves lay before them near the edge of a cliff.

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  • Multicolored fields of grain and soy beans lay like a patchwork quilt for miles.

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  • For a moment she lay silent, and then the voice called again.

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  • In fact, it lay somewhere between concerned and annoyed.

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  • She lay back on the clean bed, drained of strength.

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  • He lay on his back, hands folded on the blankets, eyeing her skeptically.

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  • He lay still with his back to her.

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  • Jabbing it at him, she turned the tables, threatening him until he lay flat on the floor.

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  • It was tempting to tell her that he wasn't really back – to talk to her about the fear that lay in her heart.

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  • Alex turned off his light and lay down in bed.

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  • She lay still, afraid to move.

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  • Ahead of him lay four weeks of uncharted business.

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  • Denton could lay on the charm when he wanted to, but his sense of humor needed improvement.

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  • The leathery coils of its shiny body lay in a heap, stacked at least three tiers high.

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  • She lay awake for what must have been hours.

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  • As the whip came across the grass, it lay over neatly, cut sharply by the whip.

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  • 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.

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  • Mr. O'Hara urged her to lay back.

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  • He didn't know what lay inside the dome, but he saw how large of an area it incorporated.

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  • Her breath knocked out of her, the Guardian lay still on her back.

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  • She rose and moved the food and wine dishes closer to the edge of the bed then lay across the top.

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  • The judo pants rode low enough on his hips to tease her imagination of what lay just a couple inches below the seam.

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  • 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.

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  • He lay on his back, staring into the darkness.

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  • She wasn't able to see what lay beyond the ring of light.

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  • The girl sucked in fast breaths and lay still.

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  • The Original Other lay in a heap on the ground, his throat shredded.

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  • His government was costly, and to meet its many expenses he was obliged to lay heavy taxes upon the people.

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  • Indeed, All Souls was more of a lay foundation than its model.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In this concordat a distinction was made between spiritual investiture, by the ring and pastoral staff, and lay or feudal investiture, by the sceptre.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The first kind lay quite beyond the power of man to receive it, the second was within man's reach.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The occupation of the rest of Syria and Palestine proceeded smoothly, and after the fall of Gaza Alexander's way lay open into Egypt.

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  • 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.'

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  • 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.

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  • As compared with Scotland, English Presbyterianism had more of the lay element.

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  • 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.

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  • The philosophy of Cousin influenced him strongly, but his strength lay in exposition and criticism rather than in original thought.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In the Volscian territory lay the little town of Velitrae (Velletri), the birthplace of Augustus.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Their difficulty lay in the lack of ports in which to take refuge.

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  • His chief interest from the first, however, lay in the religious question.

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  • 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.

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