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  • In her dim, cushioned corner Mollie Gretna lay back against the wall, her face pale and her weak mouth foolishly agape.

    Dope | Sax Rohmer
  • Feeling perfectly secure, Matt lay back, pulled the side of the blanket over him, and fell asleep.

    Motor Matt's "Century" Run | Stanley R. Matthews
  • Large drops of perspiration stood on Jacob Worse's nose, as he lay back in his chair, with his mouth open, snoring frightfully.

    Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
  • She lay back on a great sofa, her dress undone, holding one hand on her heart, and letting the other hang by her side.

    Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils
  • Jessie lay back and closed her eyes with a blissful sense of freedom from danger.

    The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White

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