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The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.
All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."
Madame Ratignolle laid her hand over that of Mrs. Pontellier, which was near her.
The Mexican artillery soon laid a part of the fort in ruins.
He sighed as he laid the papers on the table; for he thought the task would be a harder one than even his own immolation.
John was baptizing at a large pool called Ænon-by-Saleim,—probably allegorical, meaning “Fountain of Repose.”
We laid him down gently, folded his arms on his breast, and for a moment held our peace in tribute to his passing.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.
From Canada on the north, to Texas on the south, the hot winds had laid the land seemingly bare.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The tea was all laid on tables in the garden, and the sausages were cooking over a fire made on the grounds.

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