Lay sentence example

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

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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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  • 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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  • First I must lay my little darling to rest.

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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 his hand lay there, and then he squeezed hers.

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

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

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

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  • She lay there, sound asleep.

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

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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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  • 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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  • He lay motionless on the ground.

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  • Dan lay on one bed, asleep.

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

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

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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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  • 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.

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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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  • Alex lay still beside her.

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  • Finally he lay on his back and stared at the ceiling.

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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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  • Carmen lay awake, staring at the ceiling.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Half an hour later, when he was finished with her, she lay trembling.

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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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  • 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 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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  • He would lay hold of anything "if it had but the force of authority," rather than have none.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • It is from these charters that we learn nearly all we know of the obligations that lay upon land.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • In 1896 it was arranged to lay two new cables to France and one (for duplex working) to Germany.

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  • 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.

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  • The United Telephone Company again applied unsuccessfully for right to lay wires underground.

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  • The application of the company for permission to lay wires in streets was again refused.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • The National Telephone Company again applied to parliament for power to lay wires underground, but was refused.

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  • Local authorities (particularly London and Glasgow) refused to permit the company to lay wires underground.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • There were in 1901 20,707 parishes in Italy, 68,444 secular clergy and 48,043 regulars (monks, lay brothers and nuns).

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  • 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.

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  • The worst governed part of the peninsula was the south, where feudalism lay heavily on the cultivators and corruption pervaded all ranks.

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  • A lay ministry was now demanded, a constitution, and an Italian federation for war against Austria.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Such was the case of probate where notable goods of the deceased lay in more than one diocese.

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  • 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.

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  • Appeals to Rome lay from interlocutory as well as final judgments.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • He deprecated general confessions and demanded that the individual must lay bare the recesses of his heart.

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  • 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."

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  • He proved conclusively that any southern continent that might exist lay under the polar ice.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • He took corporeal shape as a huge crab that lay floating, face upwards, upon the waters.

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  • 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.

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  • The ancient name is preserved in that of the modern village of Lapsaki, but the Greek town possibly lay at Chardak immediately opposite Gallipoli.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • One editor, Godofredus Friedlein, thinks that there are only two manuscripts which can at all lay claim to contain the work of Boetius.

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  • It ceases to lay much stress upon coincidences between Old Testament predictions or " types " and events in Christ's career.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Further it is suggested that Peisistratus was unwilling to have children by one on whom lay the curse of the Cylonian outrage.

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  • 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.

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  • The first step westwards was taken in Courland, which lay between Russian territory and the Baltic coast.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • And when you lay it on the table and desire to eat it, repeat the ` Our Father ' entire.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • It lay upon this road, half-way between Mutina and Parma.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • He died just as Nebuchadrezzar, seeing his warnings disregarded, was preparing to lay siege to Jerusalem.

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  • Throughout these stormy years the prophet Jeremiah (q.v.) had realized that Judah's only hope lay in submission to Babylonia.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Thus, the initiative in lawmaking lay with the Council of State; but, as its members were all chosen by the First Consul, it is clear that that important duty was vested really in him.

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  • In this vote lay the justification of the acts of the First Consul and the pledge for the greatness of the emperor Napoleon.

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  • In that sentence lay the secret of all the disagreements between the two brothers.

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  • The men of Cadiz compelled the French warships to surrender, and the levies of Andalusia, closing around Dupont, compelled him and some 23,000 men to lay down their arms at Baylen (23rd of July).

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  • He spoke about it as one that lay in the course of destiny.

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  • The result of this, however, has not so far established more than the fact that the Aegean races, as a whole, belonged to the dark, long-headed Homo Mediterraneus, whose probable origin lay in mid-eastern Africa - a fact only valuable in the present connexion in so far as it tends to discredit an Asiatic source for Aegean civilization.

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  • The church of St Mary contains a chapel dedicated to St Edward, commemorating that Edward who was murdered at Corfe Castle in this neighbourhood, whose body lay here before its removal to Shaftesbury.

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  • Of the ancient Forum Livii, which lay on the Via Aemilia, hardly anything is known.

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  • The extreme of this " division of labour " is seen, in those insects whose jaws are vestigial in the winged state, when, the need for feeding all behind them, they have but to pair, to lay eggs and to die.

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  • Geoffroy here maintained that the five centres of ossification existed in the duck just as in the fowl, and that the real difference of the process lay in the period at which they made their appearance, a circumstance which, though virtually proved by the preparations Cuvier had used, had been by him overlooked or misinterpreted.

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  • In process of time some of these banks, as in the case of Venice, raised themselves above the level of the water and became the true shore-line, while behind them lay large surfaces of water, called lagoons, formed partly by the fresh water brought down by the rivers, partly by the salt-water tide which found its way in by the channels of the river mouths.

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  • A ditch was cut deep into the mud so as to retain the water at low tide, and there the boats of the fishermen lay.

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  • But the empire was vast and weak, and its capital lay far away; in practice, no doubt, the lagoon population enjoyed virtual independence, though later the Byzantine claim to suzerainty became one of the leading factors in the formation of the state.

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  • It was the initiatory body; and it lay with the Collegio to send matters for deliberation either before the senate or before the Ten.

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  • The Genoese Admiral Luciano Doria sailed into the Adriatic, attacked and defeated Vettor Pisani at Pola in Istria, and again Venice and the lagoons lay at the mercy of the enemy.

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  • There was a constant feud between the chief of Bobbili and the raja of Vizianagram; and when Bussy marched to restore order the raja persuaded him that the fault lay with the chief of Bobbili and joined the French with 11,000 men against his rival.

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  • It lay on the road between Augusta Taurinorum and Vada Sabatia.

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  • Its final fall was due to the rise of the Arabic city of Fostat on the right bank of the Nile almost opposite the northern end of the old capital; and its ruins, so far as they still lay above ground, gradually disappeared, being used as a quarry for the new city, and afterwards for Cairo.

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  • They also lay eggs later in the year in the young bolls.

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  • When afterwards released, it lay for many months unsold, in consequence of the spinners doubting whether it could be profitably worked up.

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  • While his own work lay chiefly in more modern times, he trained in his classes a school of writers on German medieval history.

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  • Accordingly, when the crusaders had captured the town at Nicaea, and defeated the Seljukian field-army at Dorylaeum their way lay clear before them through Asia Minor.

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  • But the voices were not heard; and the princes proceeded at once to elect a lay ruler.

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  • Antioch lay in one of the most fertile regions of the East; Bohemund was almost, if not quite, the greatest genius of his generation; and when he visited Jerusalem at the end of 1099, he led an army of 25,000 men - and those men, at any rate in large part, Normans.

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  • To the east of the Dead Sea, again, lay a second strip of territory, in which the great fortress was Krak (Kerak) of the Desert, planted somewhere about 1140 by the royal butler, Paganus, in the reign of Fulk of Jerusalem.

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  • But the real menace to the Latin kingdom lay in northern Syria; and here a power was eventually destined to rise, which outstripped the kings of Jerusalem in the race for Cairo, and then - with the northern and southern boundaries of Jerusalem in its control - was able to crush the kingdom as it were between the two arms of a vice.

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  • But the strength of the kingdom lay less perhaps in the army than in the magnificent fortresses which the nobility, and especially the two orders, had built; and the most visible relic of the crusades to-day is the towering ruins of a fortress like Krak (Kerak) des Chevaliers, the fortress of the Knights of St John in the principality of Tripoli.

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  • But the Third Crusade, unlike the First, does not spring from the papacy, which was passing through one of its epochs of depression; it springs from the lay power, which, represented by the three strong monarchies of Germany, England and France, was at this time dominant in Europe.

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  • The lay basis of the Third Crusade made it, in one sense, the greatest of all Crusades, in which all the three great monarchs of western Europe participated; but it also made it a failure, for the kings of France and England, changing caelum, non animum, carried their political rivalries into the movement, in which it had been agreed that they should be sunk.

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  • They show the lay aspect of the Third Crusade; they anticipate the Crusade of Frederick II.

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  • The history of the Fourth Crusade is a history of the predominance of the lay motive, of the attempt of the papacy to escape from that predominance, and to establish its old direction of the Crusade, and of the complete failure of its attempt.

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  • If the Third Crusade had been directed by the lay power towards the true spiritual end of all Crusades, the Fourth was directed by the lay power to its own lay ends; and the political and commercial motives, which were deeply implicit even in the First Crusade, had now become dominantly explicit.

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  • Some of them lay the blame on the papacy; and it is true that the papacy had contributed towards the decay of the Crusades when it had allowed its own particular interests to overbear the general welfare of Christianity, and had dignified with the name and the benefits of a Crusade its own political war against the Hohenstaufen.

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  • But it was not only to the lay power that the Crusades gave an excuse for taxation; the papacy also profited.

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  • All listened devoutly to a discourse delivered with an emphatic slowness and penetrating beneath the letter of the Law to the spiritual truth that lay hidden within.

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  • Many of them are known as "Jogi," and lay claim to miraculous powers which they declare have become theirs by the practice of abstinence and extreme austerities.

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  • The ancient name of the place has not been yet traced, but it must have been a considerable city and its site lay on the high road between the ancient capitals of Ujjeni and Kosambi.

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  • In the cases of Odo of Bayeux (1082) and of William of St Calais, bishop of Durham (1088), he used his legal ingenuity to justify the trial of bishops before a lay tribunal.

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  • Gallatin engaged in land speculations, and tried to lay the foundation of his fortune in a frontier farm.

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  • He was helped of course by his sound education; but the true cause of his success lay in his strong sense, untiring industry, courage, clear-sightedness and great intellectual force.

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