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lying Sentence Examples

  • She couldn't help feeling disappointed; space looked no different than it had when she was lying on the roof of Evelyn's house.

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  • They're lying on your bed.

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  • I wasn't lying, I just wasn't telling everything.

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  • "No, Lacy—" "You've been lying to Jake, too.

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  • He was lying, sure enough.

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  • Her eyes were bloodshot but otherwise she looked pale lying on the sheets like a limp doll.

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  • She had been lying around all day catching up on her sleep while Carmen worked on her bedroom.

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  • He followed her to the family room and made sure she was safely lying down before he left.

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  • If you don't stop lying to me, I never will, he replied.

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  • It was sort of lying around when I was dusting her room.

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  • He was lying to her.

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  • And now you're lying to me about it.

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  • They thought her too young to understand words like coma and deteriorating, and they accused her of lying when she said she could help him.

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  • Everything was overturned or shredded, from the furniture to the bookshelves to the TV lying on its face.

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  • One day he was lying under a tree, thinking of his misfortunes.

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  • "Yeah. I forgave him, but I just …I think I'm angrier at myself for falling for all his lies than I am at him for lying," she admitted.

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  • She was lying in her bedroom, on her bed.

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  • Everyone was lying to her or manipulating her.

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  • The fact is that I left my little pet in my dressing-room lying asleep upon the table; and you must have stolen in without my knowing it.

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  • He.s a manipulative, lying jackass.

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  • A mate lying to him and death dealers deserting right and left.

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  • Every night before lying down, he said: "Lord, lay me down as a stone and raise me up as a loaf!" and every morning on getting up, he said: "I lay down and curled up, I get up and shake myself."

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  • To win Gabriel, Deidre planned on lying to him, convincing him she was human-Deidre.

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  • Now you're lying to me about being sick.

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  • Bianca looked from her pale brother lying too still on the hospital bed to the smiling nurse.

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  • It was a risky thing, lying down on the couch with a man, but this was Cade - half asleep and asking her to stay - Cade, who never asked for anything.

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  • Then you admit to lying to me to make sure I was stuck in your web.

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  • The roof beside them had a great hole smashed through it, and pieces of glass were lying scattered in every direction.

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  • Helen was lying on the floor, kicking and screaming and trying to pull my chair from under me.

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  • When Anna Mikhaylovna returned from Count Bezukhov's the money, all in clean notes, was lying ready under a handkerchief on the countess' little table, and Anna Mikhaylovna noticed that something was agitating her.

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  • Do you seriously think you're doing Howie a favor by lying to him and letting him marry her after what she's done?

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  • "The kid wasn't lying," he said.

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  • Lying to him about what happened in Hell is going to break bad for you, Deidre.

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  • In only about five or ten minutes, the mare was groaning and lying on her side, pushing hard.

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  • I pulled her Sight, so she couldn't tell I was lying, then asked what she'd wager on it.

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  • Near the top of a hill he saw a little shepherd boy who was lying on the ground while a flock of sheep and lambs were grazing around him.

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  • "Why is that man lying there at this time of day?" asked the prince.

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  • Lying was hard as a mortal.

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  • It's hard to believe when I feel like she's lying to me.

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  • There he is lying back in an armchair in his velvet cloak, leaning his head on his thin pale hand.

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  • Andre didn't deny she was lying to him, which left Gabriel even less certain what to do about his mate.

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  • By the door of one of these a sick man was lying upon a couch, helpless and pale.

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  • "So you weren't lying, brother," Tamer purred.

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  • Lying between the earth and the heavens, it partakes of the color of both.

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  • If not for the fact she was lying to him, she would be the perfect mate.

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  • If not for the fact she was lying to him, she would be the perfect mate.

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  • I dutifully trekked back through the ranks, lying that I'd been cut off.

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  • Several pretty large logs may still be seen lying on the bottom, where, owing to the undulation of the surface, they look like huge water snakes in motion.

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  • After a while he re-entered it as if to snuff the candles, and, seeing the prince was lying on the sofa, looked at him, noticed his perturbed face, shook his head, and going up to him silently kissed him on the shoulder and left the room without snuffing the candles or saying why he had entered.

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  • Her way involved deals with Darkyn and lying to Gabriel.

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  • This pretending and lying can't continue.

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  • Lying has a way of coming back on you.

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  • There was a large man's tee shirt lying on the floor and I hurriedly put it on.

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  • I hummed a tune I remembered my mother singing to me as I strolled to the barn to slay the lying witch-bitch who thought she'd tricked.

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  • You've been lying to me!

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  • She couldn't help thinking the creature whose job it was to trick people into Hell wasn't above lying to the human mate he took.

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  • He didn't show any anger at all, just disappointment—not so much at my going to the quarry as lying to him.

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  • My father did it because, to him, lying was so despicable he was forced to respond in a like manner.

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  • The sight of it lying in two pieces was gratifying.

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  • She couldn't help thinking the creature whose job it was to trick people into Hell wasn't above lying to the human mate he took.

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  • Looking through this opening they could see the Valley of Voe lying far below them, the cottages seeming like toy houses from that distance.

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  • At first there was nothing, then I saw him lying down.

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  • "It was just lying there," she said, and then added, "Annie wrote it, didn't she?"

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  • "It was just lying there," she said, and then added, "Annie wrote it, didn't she?"

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  • "Mary," she said, moving away from the embroidery frame and lying back, "give me your hand."

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  • On that very meadow he had ridden over the day before, a soldier was lying athwart the rows of scented hay, with his head thrown awkwardly back and his shako off.

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  • "Yes, yes!" cried Natasha opening her eyes wide, and vaguely recalling that Sonya had told her something about Prince Andrew whom she had seen lying down.

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  • Next morning when the valet came into the room with his coffee, Pierre was lying asleep on the ottoman with an open book in his hand.

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  • Having once more entered into the definite conditions of this regimental life, Rostov felt the joy and relief a tired man feels on lying down to rest.

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  • I saw him lying on a bed," said she, making a gesture with her hand and a lifted finger at each detail, "and that he had his eyes closed and was covered just with a pink quilt, and that his hands were folded," she concluded, convincing herself that the details she had just seen were exactly what she had seen in the mirror.

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  • I'd be lying if I didn't admit we have expenses and we're limited in what we can do because of real life restraints, but we're not in this for a golden purse.

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  • I shall slit the throat of the lying bitch Elizabeth and watch her drown in her own blood.

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  • What if the silly, innocent, clueless little girl you spent years lying to actually had something that you need to leave here?

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  • I'd be lying to you if I told you otherwise.

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  • What if the silly, innocent, clueless little girl you spent years lying to actually had something that you need to leave here?

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  • It was a beautiful land lying on both sides of the wonderful river Nile.

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  • After soaking two years and then lying high six months it was perfectly sound, though waterlogged past drying.

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  • He gazed into the cellar from all sides and points of view by turns, always lying down to it, as if there was some treasure, which he remembered, concealed between the stones, where there was absolutely nothing but a heap of bricks and ashes.

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  • The snow lying deep on the earth dotted with young pines, and the very slope of the hill on which my house is placed, seemed to say, Forward!

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  • It chanced that I walked that way across the fields the following night, about the same hour, and hearing a low moaning at this spot, I drew near in the dark, and discovered the only survivor of the family that I know, the heir of both its virtues and its vices, who alone was interested in this burning, lying on his stomach and looking over the cellar wall at the still smouldering cinders beneath, muttering to himself, as is his wont.

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  • The seven he needed was lying uppermost, the first card in the pack.

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  • He was lying on his back propped up high, and his small bony hands with their knotted purple veins were lying on the quilt; his left eye gazed straight before him, his right eye was awry, and his brows and lips motionless.

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  • Natasha lying on the sofa, her head hidden in her hands, and she did not stir.

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  • His mate was lying to him.

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  • You would know all about lying.

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  • You two-timing, lying...

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  • How would I know if you were lying?

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  • I was getting very good at evading the truth without actually lying.

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  • You're smart and I know he wouldn't fool you; you'd know if he was lying.

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  • What can I say to him without lying?

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  • Do you think this detective suspects you folks are involved with the tipster or does he simply doesn't know why you're all lying?

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  • His gaze narrowed, as if about to accuse her of lying.

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  • He didn't need to read her mind to know she was lying.

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  • Well, he's probably not lying.

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  • He'll know I was lying.

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  • And I have a million questions, you can't hold anything back, I want the whole truth, no more lying, ever.

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  • As they sat on the sofa, he thought of the girl lying here just hours before, clinging to life because of him.

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  • Lying to her, even about something this insignificant, felt awful.

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  • They were on the sofa, Connor lying down with his head in her lap.

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  • Jackson and Elisabeth spent many evenings outdoors lying on the frigid ground, stargazing, pointing out the constellations, and anticipating the occasional falling star.

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  • Carmen moved to the next stall to find the doe lying on her side, pawing at the ground and panting.

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  • Ignoring his whines and growls, she grabbed his feet and rolled him over so that he was lying on the sack.

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  • Did they think she was lying about the house?

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  • Not only was there a traitor at the Peak, but there were an untold number of insurgents lying in wait.

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  • Though he took an oath to take care of her, he'd never expected she'd be lying in his bed, helpless against his world.

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  • He wasn't the kind of man to leave it lying somewhere.

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  • Not to mention lying to her had been harder than he thought.

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  • I don't like lying to her.

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  • Brady hadn't just been lying to her about being the Guardian.

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  • What he said made sense—it always did, even when he was lying to people.

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  • "You're lying," he replied, gaze on the vault.

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  • He stared.  It was not Hannah lying beside him but a demon with blond hair.  Kris pulled his legs beneath him to sit, and Rhyn released him.

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  • They were like, kinda lying low...because of this mistake.

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  • He has to be out there, caught in the seaweed at the bottom of Chesapeake Bay, with the fish and crabs having a party, getting as bloated as the fat Wassermann twin lying on the slab at the Norfolk morgue.

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  • I can't believe he thought I'd have a map to Baratto just lying around.

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  • The lying bastard said you sent him.

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  • Part of him felt like a pimply 16-year-old chasing the prom queen, while the rest of him was a lying, cheating sneak thief.

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  • A new name was on the mailbox for apartment C. There were no piled up copies of the Parkside Sentinel lying about.

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  • I knew he was lying, I could tell.

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  • I haven't been lying to you and I haven't for one minute been seeing you so I could fish for information.

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  • That's the same as lying!

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  • I'm not lying when I say there is no firm proof that your hus­band's death was anything more than an accidental drowning— that's what the overwhelming evidence shows.

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  • When I checked with the Sentinel, they told me the subscription remained open but there weren't any papers lying around unclaimed, yet you said there wasn't any forwarding notice filed with the Post Office.

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  • Brutus looked up at her and then walked back to the barn, lying down beside the door.

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  • She stretched out on the cot, lying on her stomach.

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  • I'd be lying if I said I didn't have some fears, but I'm alright now... really.

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  • As good as she was a lying to others, she didn't believe herself.

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  • She pulled on her knit hat and braced her bag of weapons between her body and the window before lying down on her back.

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  • "Body warmth," he replied and joined her, lying beside her.

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  • I thought you were better at lying.

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  • "Speaking of lying, manipulating females," Darian said, tone lighter.

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  • The Black God didn't give off any of the signs she knew would mean he was lying.

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  • I know you're there, lying in a tree like one of the great cats you track.

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  • For all I know, he was lying and will take the northern gate!

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  • No, he was just lying on the porch.

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  • As she climbed the porch steps she noticed something lying in front of the door.

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  • As she ascended the porch steps, she noticed two books lying in the rocker.

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  • The image of his mother lying serenely in the grave he made her was engraved in his mind.

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  • It struck him that she might be lying about the kids and her name to throw him off.

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  • The photographer's assistant yelped suddenly, and she turned her head, needing the distraction from the infuriating wall of pure male lying on top of her.

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  • None of them were able to move in stealth mode, like Jessi-the-Natural lying breathless and furious beneath him.

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  • You're either lying or not looking closely enough.

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  • "It's not lying if you just don't say something, right?" she reasoned.

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  • Jessi went to the couch, expecting to see her cousin lying there watching TV, as she did at home.

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  • So you aren't mad at me for taking off the necklace and lying to you and not trusting you to help me.

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  • A favourite haunt used to be the swamp of Azufghur, lying among the sal-forests to the northward of Meerut.

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  • LOCH ERICHT, a lake partly in Inverness-shire and partly in Perthshire, Scotland, lying between the districts of Badenoch on the N.

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  • WEST VIRGINIA, the north-westernmost of the so-called Southern states of the United States of America, lying between latitudes 37° 10' and 40° 40' N., and longitudes 77° 40' and 82° 40' W.

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  • Berkeley and Jefferson counties lying on the Potomac east of the mountains, in 1863, with the consent of the " Reorganized " government of Virginia voted in favour of annexation to West Virginia.

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  • ARAN ISLANDS, or South Aran, three islands lying across Galway Bay, on the west coast of Ireland, in a south-easterly direction, forming a kind of natural breakwater.

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  • above the sea, but lying in a basin, skirts both banks of the river Semois which is crossed by two bridges.

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  • The Mesozoic beds are limited in extent, the most extensive areas lying around the Gulf of Orosei on the east and west of Sassari in the north.

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  • The town is neatly built in the Dutch style, lying on three small hills in a fertile district near the frontier of Holland, about 2 m.

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  • NISH (also written Nisch and NIS), the capital of the Nish department of Servia, lying in a plain among the southern mountains, on the left shore of the Nishava, a tributary of the Morava.

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  • It consists of, first, a strip of mainland along the Bay of Bengal, extending from the An pass, across the main range, to the Ma-i River, and, secondly, the large islands of Ramree and Cheduba, with many others to the south, lying off the coast of Sandoway.

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  • To the south of the hospital is Greenwich Park (185 acres), lying high, and commanding extensive views over London, the Thames and the plain of Essex.

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  • A new building was completed in 1899, the magnetic pavilion lying some 400 yds.

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  • BOLIVAR, an inland state of Venezuela, lying S.

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  • They are drained and in large part enclosed by the North (or Belle Fourche) and South forks of the Cheyenne river (at whose junction a fur-trading post was established about 1830); and are surrounded by semi-arid, alkaline plains lying 3000 to 3500 ft.

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  • The Winnipeg, which flows from the territory lying south-east of Lake Winnipeg, is a noble river some 200 m.

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  • ENGHIEN, a town in the province of Hainaut, Belgium, lying south of Grammont.

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  • CHAD, a lake of northern Central Africa lying between 12° 50' and 14° 10' N.

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  • To the north as far as the rocky point of St Gildas, sheltering the mouth of the Loire, the shore, often occupied by salt marshes (marshes of Poitou and Brittany), is low-lying and hollowed by deep bays sheltered by large islands, those of Olron and Re lying opposite the ports of Rochefort and La Rochelle, while Noirmoutier closes the Bay of Bourgneuf.

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  • All these affluents are on the right, and with the exception of the Arige, which descends from the eastern Pyrcnees, rise in the mountaitis of Auvergne and the southern Cvennes, their sources often lying close to those of the rivers of the Loire and Rhone basins.

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  • The defences of the place are now solely confined to the island of Danholm, known down to the 13th century as Strehla or Strehlo, lying in the Sound.

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  • m., lying east of 135° W.

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  • is the interior of the Northern Territory north of the 10th parallel; and the whole of the country, excepting the seaboard, lying between the meridians of 120° and 140°, and north of the 25th parallel, has a mean temperature in excess of 90° Fahr.

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  • The town of Bourke, lying on the upper Darling, may be taken as an example of many of the interior districts, and illustrates peculiarly well the defects as well as the excellencies of the climate of the whole region.

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  • The only idea of a god known to be entertained by them seems to be that of the Euahlayi and Kamilaori tribe, Baiame, a gigantic old man lying asleep for ages, with his head resting on his arm, which is deep in the sand.

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  • From the Springs the expedition went north-west and made a useful examination of the country lying between 119° and 115° meridians and between 26° and 28° S.

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  • FRISIAN ISLANDS, a chain of islands, lying from 3 to 20 M.

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  • PAGHMAN, a small district of Afghanistan to the west of Kabul, lying under the Paghman branch of the Hindu Kush range.

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  • Politically the Malay Peninsula is divided into four sections: the colony of the Straits Settlements and the Federated Malay States; the independent Malay State of Johor, which is within the British sphere of influence; the non-federated states under British protection; and the groups of states to the north of Perak and Pahang which are now recognized as lying within the sphere of influence of Siam.

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  • There are also a large number of small lakes and ponds lying wholly within the state.

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  • Nine days later, while lying ill at his home at Washington, he was attacked by one Lewis Powell, alias Payne, a fellow-conspirator of John Wilkes Booth, at the same time that Lincoln was assassinated.

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  • The country is rolling and hilly, the Blue Hills (with the exception of a part included in Braintree in 1712 and now in Quincy) lying in Milton.

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  • It is one of the most frequented watering-places of Europe, lying on the outskirts of the Kaiserwald at an altitude of 2093 ft., and is 40 m.

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  • In art he generally appears as a little pot-bellied old man, with a snub nose and a bald head, riding on an ass and supported by satyrs; or he is depicted lying asleep on his wine-skin, which he sometimes bestrides.

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  • Usually two are found in this position lying side by side; it would be interesting to know if these are male and female.

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  • The tract lying to the north-west contains the states of Bikanir, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur.

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  • Finally, it may be noted that many immoral acts, such as the use of false weights, lying, &c., which could not be brought into court, are severely denounced in the Omen Tablets as likely to bring the offender into " the hand of God " as opposed to " the hand of the king."

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  • Marconi, however, made the important discovery that if his sensitive tube or coherer had one terminal attached to a metal plate lying on the earth, or buried in it, and the other to an insulated plate elevated at a height above the ground, it could detect the presence of very feeble electric waves of a certain kind originating at a great distance.

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  • 1837), the British commander, was lying with his squadron, he had a very marked superiority.

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  • The space enclosed between the front and rear faces of the box is filled about three-quarters full of finely granulated hard carbon, which therefore lies in contact with the front and rear carbon disks of the apparatus, and also fills up the space lying between the lower edge of these disks and the curved surface of the case.

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  • The following are the chief islands: - Thasos, in the extreme north, off the Macedonian coast; Samothrace, fronting the Gulf of Saros; Imbros and Lemnos, in prolongation of the peninsula of Gallipoli (Thracian Chersonese); Euboea, the largest of all, lying close along the east coast of Greece; the Northern Sporades, including Sciathos, Scopelos and Halonesos, running out from the southern extremity of the Thessalian coast, and Scyros, with its satellites, north-east of Euboea; Lesbos and Chios; Samos and Nikaria; Cos, with Calymnos to the north; all off Asia Minor, with the many other islands of the Sporades; and, finally, the great group of the Cyclades, of which the largest are Andros and Tenos, Naxos and Paros.

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  • The regulations provide that if there is a greater weight of correspondence (including bookpackets) than 13/4 lb for any individual by any one delivery, notice shall be given him that it is lying at the post office, he being then obliged to arrange for fetching it.

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  • Religion began in fear - as if it were no more than a lying superstition.

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  • Besides these are a great number of islets lying off the shores of the main islands.

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  • m., lying about 18 m.

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  • 6), from the bases of which arise contractile muscular processes lying in the plane of the transverse section of the body.

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  • During his long service as a lieutenant he took part in the bombardment of Tripoli, and on a subsequent occasion showed great firmness in resisting the seizure of a seaman as an alleged deserter from the British navy, his ship at the time lying under the guns of Gibraltar.

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  • Shakespeare is buried in the chancel of Holy Trinity church, his wife lying next to him.

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  • This lacunar system not only enables the cells of the cortex itself to respire, but also forms channels through whicF air can pass to the deeper lying tissues.

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  • the recognition within the last few years of the existence of an extinct group of plants lying on the borderland between.

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  • The Australian sub-region consists of Australia, Tasmania, New Caledonia and New Zealand, and, though partly lying within the tropic is most naturally treated as a whole.

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  • The circular outline had given way in geographical opinion to the elliptical with the long axis lying east and west, and Aristotle was inclined to view it as a very long and relatively narrow band almost encircling the globe in the temperate zone.

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  • A depression surrounds the little-known south polar region in a continuous ring and extends northwards in three vast hollows lying between the arms of the elevated area.

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  • Plicatulae have been found attached to these coprolites, showing that they were already hard bodies when lying at the bottom of the Chalk ocean.

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  • Charlemagne's bones are preserved in an ornate shrine in the Hungarian Chapel, lying to the north of the octagon.

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  • In most birds the feet of the coracoids do not touch each other; in some groups they meet, in others one overlaps the other, the right lying ventrally upon the left.

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  • The scapula is sabre-shaped, and extends backwards over the ribs, lying almost parallel to the vertebral column.

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  • The ambiens muscle, long and spindle-shaped, lying immediately beneath the skin, extending from the pectineal process or ilio-pubic spine to the knee, is the most median of the muscles of the thigh.

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  • He himself was attainted and was lying a prisoner in the Tower, doomed to die in the morning, on the night of the death of Henry VIII.

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  • I, &c.) and other writers would limit it to the mountainous district to the east of Babylonia, lying between the Oroatis and the Tigris, and stretching from India to the Persian Gulf.

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  • The municipality owns and operates the waterworks, the water being obtained from Lake Saint Mary, one of a chain of small lakes lying S.

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  • Without the pilgrims who come to visit it, Meshed would be a poor place, but lying on the eastern confines of Persia, close to Afghanistan, Russian Central Asia and Transcaspia, at the point where a number of trade routes converge, it is very important politically, and the British and Russian governments have maintained consulates-general there since 1889.

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  • NIAS, the largest island in the chain off the west coast of Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, lying about 1° N., 97° 30' E.

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  • Specifically Table Mountain is the mountain which arises behind Table Bay, in the Cape Peninsula, Cape Town lying at its seaward base and on its adjacent lower slopes.

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  • Though lying on a bare strand, the town is much frequented as a bathing place by Hamburgers.

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  • above sea-level, belonging in Roman times to Apulia, and lying on the boundary between it and Lucania.

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  • Craig Royston, a tract lying between Inversnaid and Ben Lomond, was also associated with Rob Roy.

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  • In a general way it is supposed that the lands lying between the lower St Paul's river and the Sierra Leone frontier are not much mineralized, except that in the vicinity of river mouths there are indications of bitumen.

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  • In general Sennar is a vast plain, lying for the most part much higher than the river-levels and about 2000 ft.

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  • Sennar, lying between Nubia and Abyssinia, was in ancient times under Egyptian or Ethiopian influence and its inhabitants appear to have embraced Christianity at an early period.

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  • coast of Ceylon to the island of Rameswaram, off the Indian coast, and lying between the Gulf of Manaar on the S.W.

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  • of this line it is customary to distinguish several zones, lying, generally, parallel to it, and, differentiated chiefly by climatic differences.

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  • 2 9 a of Alexander II.'s reign her domination had been firmly established throughout nearly the whole of the vast expanse of territory lying between Siberia on the north and Persia and Afghanistan on the south, and stretching without interruption from the eastern coast of the Caspian to the Chinese frontier.

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  • The other part comprehends inner Persis lying northwards; it enjoys a pleasant climate and has fertile and well-watered plains, gardens with trees of all kinds, rich pasturages and forests abounding with game; with the exception of the olive all fruits are produced in profusion, particularly the vine.

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  • Thus it will be observed that the five great cities of the Pacific coast-Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., Portland, Ore., and San Francisco and Los Angeles, Cal.-were already well supplied with railways; but the growth of the fertile region lying west of the transcontinental divide was most attractive to American railway builders; and railways serving this district, almost all of them in trouble ten years before, were showing great increases in earnings.

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  • In the second place, except in the unlikely event of all the places on the selected route lying at the same elevation, a line that is perfectly level is a physical impossibility; and from engineering considerations, even one with uniform gradients will be impracticable on the score of cost, unless the surface of the country is extraordinarily even.

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  • ELLICE (LAGOON) ISLANDS, an archipelago of the Pacific Ocean, lying between 5° and 11° S.

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  • Malvinas), a group of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, belonging to Britain, and lying about 250 m.

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  • Immediately after his coronation, he hastened to his newly won territories, accompanied by the principal civil and ecclesiastical dignitaries of Denmark, and was solemnly acknowledged lord of Northalbingia (the district lying between the Eider and the Elbe) at Lubeck, Otto IV., then in difficulties, voluntarily relinquishing all German territory north of the Elbe to Valdemar, who in return recognized Otto as German emperor.

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  • Wolves do not catch their prey by lying in ambush, or stealing up close and making a sudden spring, but by fairly running it down in open chase, which their speed and remarkable endurance enable them to do.

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  • NEVADA (a Spanish word meaning " snow-clad " or " snowy land," originally applied to a snow-capped mountain range on the Pacific slope), one of the far western states of the American Union, lying between 35° and 42° N.

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  • There was no lying down.

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  • From the central peaks fifteen glaciers, all lying west of the main divide, descend to the north and south, the two largest being the Lewis and Gregory glaciers, each about 1 m.

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  • The largest of these are Lake Hanel, lying at an altitude of 14,000 ft., at the head of the valley of the same name, and measuring 600 by 400 yds.; and Lake Michaelson (12,700 ft.?) in the Gorges Valley.

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  • LOCH SHIEL, a lake near the Atlantic seaboard of Scotland, lying between the district of Moidart in Inverness-shire and the districts of Ardgour and Sunart in Argyllshire.

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  • It begins among those peoples which occupied the area lying between the Nile on the one side and the Tigris and the Euphrates on the other.

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  • A great portion of the central plain of Monofatsi, the principal grain-producing district, is lying fallow owing to the exodus of the Moslem peasantry.

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  • - Near this village, lying on the easternmost coast of Crete, the British School at Athens has excavated a section of a considerable Minoan town.

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  • - Lying midway between three continents, Crete was from the earliest period a natural stepping-stone for the passage of early culture from Egypt and the East to mainland Greece.

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  • 7, 1763) these new possessions were divided into East Florida and West Florida, the latter lying S.

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  • granted to his attorneygeneral, Sir Robert Heath, all the territory lying between the 31st and 36th parallels and extending through from sea to sea, but the patent was in time vacated, and in 1663 the same territory was granted to the earl of Clarendon (1609-1674), the duke of Albemarle (1608-1670), and six other favourites of Charles II.

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  • A line of elevation is continued west of the Altai to the Ural Mountains, not rising to considerable altitudes; this divides the drainage of south-west Siberia from the great plains lying north-east of the Aral Sea.

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  • The occurrence of mammals of the Marsupial order in the Molucca Islands and Celebes, while none have been found in the adjacent islands of Java and Borneo, lying on the west of Wallace's line, or in the Indian region, shows that the margin of the Australian region has here been reached.

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  • The Urals indicate no real division of races, and in both Greek and Turkish times Asia Minor has been connected with the opposite shores of Europe rather than with the lands lying to the east.

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  • Assyria was an offshoot of Babylonia lying to the north-west, and apparently -colonized before the second millennium.

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  • She is a moderately strong empire lying to the north of the great Moslem states, and having for neighbours a series of very weak principalities or semi-civilized tribes.

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  • The principal trunks consist of a dorsal vessel lying above the gut, and a ventral vessel below the gut but above the nervous cord.

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  • On the other hand, additional longitudinal trunks are sometimes developed, the chief one of which is a supra-intestinal vessel lying below the dorsal vessel and closely adherent to the walls of the oesophagus in which region it appears.

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  • So that a leech in which only twenty-seven segments are apparent by the enumeration of the annuli, separate ganglia, nephridia, lines of sensillae upon the body, really possesses an additional seven lying behind that which is apparently the last of the series and crowded together into a minute space.

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  • 15 and 16) show the gut, the nervous system, &c., lying in a spacious chamber which is the coelom.

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  • The ovaries are solid bodies, of which the outer layer becomes separated from the plug of cells lying within; thus a cavity is formed which is clearly coelom.

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  • Thus Raghoji Bhonsla established himself in the tracts lying underneath the southern base of the Satpura range (namely, Nagpur and Berar), overran Orissa and entered Bengal.

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  • The best wine grows in Kakhetia, a district lying north-east and east of Tiflis; this district alone yields nearly 8 million gallons annually.

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  • Thus at Woodhead, lying high in the extreme north, it is 52.03 in., at Buxton 49.33 in., at Matlock, in the middle part of the Derwent valley, 35.2 in., and at Derby 24.35 in.

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  • (1488), " two hundred persons were occupied and lived of their lawful labours, now there are occupied two or three herdsmen, and the residue fall into idleness "; therefore it is ordained that houses which within three years have been let for farms, with twenty acres of land lying in tillage or husbandry, shall be upheld, under the penalty of half the profits, to be forfeited to the king or the lord of the fee.

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  • Dalkey Island, lying off the town, has an ancient ruined chapel, of the history of which nothing is certainly known, and a disused battery, which protected the harbour, a landing-place of some former importance.

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