Which preposition to use with lies

in Occurrences 5923%

I could do nothing more for her, and so, crossed to where Pepper lay in a big basket.

on Occurrences 2965%

My sister was lying on the bed; though whether asleep or not, I was unable to tell; and thus I left them.

at Occurrences 1201%

The hunter sits, or more commonly lies at length on a bed of boughs in the bottom of the boat, with his rifle so far in front that the light will fall upon the forward sight.

between Occurrences 788%

In an instant, it had covered half the distance that lay between.

to Occurrences 697%

But years rolled on, and the tall ship that swung out upon the broad ocean, and moved forward when the air was still and calmness was on the face of the deep, forward in the eye of the windforward in the teeth of the storm, that stopped not for billow or blast, gave the lie to philosophy, and scattered the theory of the wise like chaff.

with Occurrences 599%

"These floaters that lie with deck almost awash will stand more hammering than a mud fort.

before Occurrences 589%

It lies before you.

about Occurrences 453%

Gravy lies about it like a moat around a castle, and if there is in you the zest for encounter, you attack it above these murky waters.

under Occurrences 393%

I had a lantern with me, and the idea came to me, that now would be a good time to investigate whatever lay under the great, oak slab.

like Occurrences 286%

During the return Darrow lay like a log in the bottom of the gig.

for Occurrences 278%

We lay for over two hours under the weird light, over-canopied by the red- brown cloud, while the explosions shook the foundations of the world.

within Occurrences 268%

But all along the upper freshly glaciated margin of the lake-bearing zone, every hollow, however small, lying within reach of any portion of the close network of streams, contains a bright, brimming pool; so that the landscape viewed from the mountain-tops seems to be sown broadcast with them.

by Occurrences 240%

Cullen and Wood were to go with us to Pottsdam, from whence our route lay by railroad to Ogdensburgh.

behind Occurrences 217%

Not knowing exactly what weight lay behind it, I called up all hands.

beyond Occurrences 193%

And yet, such is the pertinacity of human curiosity, that, at last, my chief desire was but to discover what lay beyond that gloomy entrance.

across Occurrences 189%

He grasps not only the produces of his own and his neighbor's field and vineyard, but demands what lies across continents and seas.

along Occurrences 173%

It lies along the river in a single street, not many miles from the point where Wolfe climbed to the Plains of Abraham.

near Occurrences 167%

The long line across the harbor was the mole, and Barbara had thought the small steamer, lying near its end, like Terrier.

through Occurrences 166%

Returning from my usual walk, one morning, my way lay through the Capitol Park.

beside Occurrences 158%

He lies beside Handy Solomon.

over Occurrences 153%

Presently, in a half-conscious manner, I noticed that there was a faint mistiness, ruddy in hue, lying over its surface.

of Occurrences 134%

When day came I tied Paladin to a tree and slept a little, and then I rode on to find a hill which would show me the lie of the land.

beneath Occurrences 133%

The whole land is bare and unpeopled, the very earth scarcely covering the rock that lies beneath it, and with which the country abounds, in places rising out of the soil in wave-shaped ridges.

among Occurrences 108%

Leaving, I continued my tour 'round the house, finding little else of interest; save at the back, where I came across the piece of piping I had torn from the wall, lying among the long grass underneath the broken window.

against Occurrences 90%

" She lay against him.

Which preposition to use with  lies