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A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Sometimes the child lay so still that Aristide arose to see whether he was alive.
There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
This road ran north and south, and nearly in front of where he lay another road entered it, coming in from the west.
At last he lay upon the floor, while around her, Mrs. Merley and the other girl begged and beseeched.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
In Paris, Joachim soon found that the royal road to success lay in denouncing loudly all superior officers of lack of patriotism.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
We always lay our notes on the table, and he takes them, looks them over, and calls out what he'll have played.

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