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lie

1. the hiding place or lair of an animal
2. Golf
a. the position of the ball after a shot
b. the angle made by the shaft of the club before the upswing

Lie

Trygve Halvdan . 1896--1968, Norwegian statesman; first secretary-general of the United Nations (1946--52)

LiE

A symbolic mathematics package aimed at Lie groups.

["LiE, a Package for Lie Group Computations", M.A.A. van Leeuwen et al, in Computer Algebra Nederland, 1992 (ISBN 90-741160-02-7)].
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But it is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in, and settleth in it, that doth the hurt; such as we spake of before.
Far in the distance he saw another range of mountains beyond which he felt must lie the hunting ground of the Mangani.
A fault which is most serious, I said; the fault of telling a lie, and, what is more, a bad lie.
Afterwards he tells a lie and, in punishment, his nose grows longer and longer
When yester-eve the moon arose, then did I fancy it about to bear a sun: so broad and teeming did it lie on the horizon.
The second description of these natural meadows lies west of the Mississippi, at a distance of a few hundred miles from that river, and is called the Great Prairies.
The harbour lies below me, with, on the far side, one long granite wall stretching out into the sea, with a curve outwards at the end of it, in the middle of which is a lighthouse.
Sadly, I know I am shorn of my strength, And no muscle I move As I lie at full length -- But no matter
Lie down, darling; lie down, my pet," said the countess, softly touching Natasha's shoulders.
This year the very dead we have loved shall come back to us again: for Spring can even lie like that.
You could think to come all the way over here from Jackson's Island in the night to laugh at our troubles, and you could think to fool me with a lie about a dream; but you couldn't ever think to pity us and save us from sorrow.
For first of all I take a wrong road, and that in my own country of Appin; so that the day has caught us where we should never have been; and thanks to that, we lie here in some danger and mair discomfort.