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She lay there, making no effort to get back on her feet.
from Brown Corpus
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She lay under the covers making jabbing motions with her forefinger telling me where to look for the coffeepot.
She had caught him off guard, no preparation, nothing certain but that ahead lay some kind of disaster.
She answered her accusers that she received tuition from Thomas Reid, a former barony officer who had died at the Battle of Pinkie some 30 years before and also from the Queen of the Elfhame which lay nearby.
She has been designated a lay Canon for the Arts in the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy ( Illinois ) by the Rt.
She was also noted for her wit ; among her numerous sayings and quips are " Much more genius is needed to make love than to command armies " and " We should take care to lay in a stock of provisions, but not of pleasures: these should be gathered day by day.
My arms are like the twisted thornAnd yet there beauty lay ; The first of all the tribe lay thereAnd did such pleasure take ; She who had brought great Hector downAnd put all Troy to wreck.
She continues to care for them until they are several weeks old, when she will gradually lose interest and eventually start to lay again.
She begins to lay about a week after mating and lays one egg every day or two ; the clutch comprises 5 to 12 eggs.
She was already mentioned in Homer's Iliad which relates her prideful hubris, for which she was punished by Leto, who sent Apollo and Artemis, with the loss of all her children, and her nine days of abstention from food during which time her children lay unburied.
She was a local deity whose cult was centred in the city of Bubastis, now Tell Basta, which lay in the Delta near what is known as Zagazig today.
She tried to get up but ultimately fell again and lay there for three days – until a colleague noticed her absence from work and her father broke into her flat.
She joined the Theosophical Society and attended courses in psychology and psychoanalysis at the University of London, and became a lay psychotherapist at the Medico-Psychological Clinic in Brunswick Square.
She was the lay leader at Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, D. C. before joining National Presbyterian Church in 1996.
She came upon a dead man ; Thorbrand, Snorri's son, with a flat stone fixed in his head ; his sword lay beside him, so she took it up and prepared to defend herself therewith.
She also supported the rights of African-Americans, referring to " this cancer of slavery ", and suggested that those who were interested in the Abolition movement follow the same reasoning when considering the rights of women: " As the friend of the Negro assumes that one man cannot by right hold another in bondage, so should the Friend of Woman assume that Man cannot by right lay even well-meant restrictions on Woman.
His harshest critic was Augustus Moore, who wrote " God help English literature when English people lay aside their Waverley novels, and the works of Defoe, Swift, Thackeray, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, and even Charles Reade for the penny dreadfuls of Mr Haggard "; adding, " The man who could write ' he spoke to She ' can have no ear at all ".
She and there
She remembered little of her previous journey there with Grace, and she could but hope that her dedication to her mission would enable her to accomplish it.
She had the feeling that, under the mouldering leaves, there would be the bodies of dead animals, quietly decaying and giving their soil back to the mountain.
She said without turning her head, `` After that rain beating in atop the dust, there isn't a thing that won't be streaked ''.
She used to tell me, `` When I stand there and look at the flag blowing this way and that way, I have the wonderful, safe feeling that Americans are protected no matter which way the wind blows ''.
She stood there, a large old woman, smiling at the things she would say to him in the morning, this big foolish baby of a son.
She had surprised Hans like she had surprised me when she said she'd go, and then she surprised him again when she came back so quick like she must have, because when I came in with the snow she was there with a bottle with three white feathers on its label and Hans was holding it angrily by the throat.
She had begun to turn back toward the house, but his look caught her and she stood still, waiting there for what his expression indicated would be a serious word of farewell.
She had talked to him right there, with the hot sun in his face, which made him sweat and feel ashamed.
She always let it be known that there was wine in the pot roast or that the chicken had been marinated in brandy, and that Koussevitzky's second cousin was an intimate of theirs.
She retreated by leaving the room when we suggested that our meeting might well terminate right then and there.
She named 48 items, and said there were `` many more things which it would take too long to write ''.
She took Glendora to the smokehouse, unlocked it and saw with satisfaction there was still a quantity of hams and sides of bacon, hanging from the smoke-stained rafters.
She stood there, watching Holden come in, and she put the piece of toast in her mouth and bit off one corner with a huge chomp of her white teeth.
She sees that there is a cup of steaming hot coffee awaiting him and the two chat informally as she presents the rules of the center and explains procedures.
She gave birth there and was accepted by the people, offering them her promise that her son would be always favourable toward the city.