Hampshire and Sussex lie very close together, and Mrs. Bute had friends in the latter county who took care to inform her of all, and a great deal more than all, that passed at Miss Crawley's house at Brighton.
Just before him Tom lay motionless upon the sward; but the murderer minded him not a whit, cleansing his blood-stained knife the while upon a wisp of grass.
The range of life of the Mesozoic Period as we know it was confined to water and fairly low-lying valley regions under equable conditions.
A favourite trick of his was to lose his trail in running water and then lie quietly in a near-by thicket while their baffled cries arose around him.
It helps me, too in making up my mind regarding a certain terrible step which lies ahead of me.
Had I, lying awake longer than either of them, heard nothing either?
But of this distance only the section lying south of Assuan could be considered as within the theatre of war.
'You lie, Cathy, no doubt,' answered her brother, 'and you are a confounded simpleton!
I lay down flat in the bottom of that wretched skiff and devoutly recommended my spirit to its Maker.
Lay now all fear, O lay all fear aside.
The child soon fell asleep, and lay heavily in his mother’s lap.
A fire burned in the grate; a lamp was set lighted on the chimney shelf, for even in the houses the fog began to lie thickly; and there, close up to the warmth, sat Dr. Jekyll, looking deadly sick.
“Aunt Dinah greases her wool stiff, every day, to make it lie straight,” said Jane.
It was the same room into which he had been ushered, as a guest, eighteen years before: the same moon shone through the window; and the same autumn landscape lay outside.
I remember father had a man that was so lazy he would run away just to get rid of work, and lie round in the swamps, stealing and doing all sorts of horrid things.
—Of course an action would lie, says J. J. It implies that he is not compos mentis.
The water, which was clear enough on the open sandy side, where the sun shone, looked black and poisonous opposite to me, where it lay deeper under the shade of the spongy banks, and the rank overhanging thickets and tangled trees.
It was locked; and lying near by on the flags, they found the key, already stained with rust.
The body of Silas Blackburn no longer lay peacefully on its back.
You lie as easily as you undress.
It had been a severe winter, and the snow lay deep in the gorges of the Gilmerton Mountains.
His wound was carefully dressed and bandaged, and he lay languidly opening and shutting his eyes on the white window-curtains and gently-gliding figures of his sick room, like a weary child.
I confess it grieved me to see him take Rachel’s hand in both of his own hands, and lay it softly on the left side of his waistcoat.
Behind the avowed causes of our acts there undoubtedly liesecret causes that we do not avow, but behind these secret causesthere are many others more secret still which we ourselvesignore.
Her old merchant lay seriously ill atthis time, “at his last gasp” as they said in the town, and he did, infact, die a week after Mitya’s trial.
No real distinction of sphere can be profitably made; but perhaps the Dominican work lay chiefly among heretics, while the Franciscans devoted the greater attention to the heathen.
But that she never thought of doing, would not have ventured to do, lying in a half-dead faint inside.
In this meadow they lay down, and slept; for here they might lie down safely.
I remember that when I first looked into these depths there were many large trunks to be seen indistinctly lying on the bottom, which had either been blown over formerly, or left on the ice at the last cutting, when wood was cheaper; but now they have mostly disappeared.
He lay partly on his side, panting for breath.
Cut in quarters; lay closely on the cake; sprinkle thick with brown sugar; add some cinnamon and a handful of currants.
Moreau lay face downward in a trampled space in a canebrake.
'How can you lie so glaringly to the poor child?'
It was towards the middle of the afternoon, as she was so reclining,—her Bible half open, her little transparent fingers lying listlessly between the leaves,—suddenly she heard her mother’s voice, in sharp tones, in the verandah.
The puppy lay beside him feeblymoving and he, smiling sadly, stroked it with his thin, pale, wastedhand.
Dodo will lie as fast as he can speak.”
Truth and faith: here we have two wholly distinct worlds of ideas, almost two diametrically opposite worlds--the road to the one and the road to the other lie miles apart.
An animal which is hungry is restless, it goes to the places where food is often to be found, it sniffs with its nose or peers with its eyes or otherwise increases the sensitiveness of its sense-organs; as soon as it is near enough to food for its sense-organs to be affected, it goes to it with all speed and proceeds to eat; after which, if the quantity of food has been sufficient, its whole demeanour changes it may very likely lie down and go to sleep.
Their self-evidence, if this is so, lies merely in the fact that they represent our decision as to the use of words, not a property of physical objects.
The bar silver and the arms still lie, for all that I know, where Flint buried them; and certainly they shall lie there for me.
Then, that he might better guard the swine, Eumæus, wrapping himself up in a cloak, and taking with him a sword and javelin, to drive off wild beasts should they come near, went to lie nearer to the pens.
The interests of all lie, fundamentally, in the greater and greater development of the latent possibilities in all men and the more and more efficient exploitation and conservation of the resources of the universe.
No matter how you sliced it, however, Michelle was lying in a hospital bed, respirator down her throat.
It began to fall, and presently lay dead at his feet.
These observations, and indeed the greater part of the observations made that evening, were interrupted by Mrs. Micawber’s discovering that Master Micawber was sitting on his boots, or holding his head on with both arms as if he felt it loose, or accidentally kicking Traddles under the table, or shuffling his feet over one another, or producing them at distances from himself apparently outrageous to nature, or lying sideways with his hair among the wine-glasses, or developing his restlessness of limb in some other form incompatible with the general interests of society; and by Master Micawber’s receiving those discoveries in a resentful spirit.
The turnpike tolls in England, and the duties called peages in other countries, lay it altogether upon those two different sets of people, and thereby discharge the general revenue of the society from a very considerable burden.
The daylight had long faded; her child lay calmly sleeping by her side; a candle was burning dimly on the stand, and her husband was sobbing by her pillow.
One thing was worrying me dreadfully, but my heart gave a great throb of relief when I saw my ulster lying carelessly over the back of a chair.
Flint’s, or Sandy Pond, in Lincoln, our greatest lake and inland sea, lies about a mile east of Walden.
But if I have hit upon the true explanation of this one small phenomenon, then in an instant the case rises from the commonplace to the exceedingly remarkable, for it can only mean that Lady Brackenstall and her maid have deliberately lied to us, that not one word of their story is to be believed, that they have some very strong reason for covering the real criminal, and that we must construct our case for ourselves without any help from them.