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I would have escaped my uncle, but he waylaid me in the dark at the foot of the stairs.
HERALDS OF EMPIREAGNES C. LAUT
She waylaid the doctor on his arrival, and begged him to allow her to be of help.
To Fred he only vouchsafed a nod, to show that he had heard what Fred had waylaid him to say.
MOTH AND RUSTMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Before the despot reached his castle, Tell had waylaid him and sent an arrow to his heart.
LETTERS FROM SWITZERLANDSAMUEL IRENUS PRIME
It's been somethin' awful, the way I've been waylaid and prayed at for a passage.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
That good lady had waylaid the schoolchildren at her gate and demanded of them how they liked their new teacher.
ANNE OF AVONLEALUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
She told, with some laughter, how she had waylaid Rosalie on her return from market to peep into her basket of provisions.
A LOVE EPISODEEMILE ZOLA
Tom was taking it to a lawyer, when he was waylaid, and chloroformed.
Take for instance that night when you fancied you were a motor bandit and waylaid me on the way to the farm.
DIANE OF THE GREEN VANLEONA DALRYMPLE
He sat in open-mouthed enjoyment of her at the table, he waylaid her in the garden, he attempted to teach her English.