But he did not think of his legs or of his hands but only of how to warm the peasant who was lying
Another man- Timokhin- was lying
in a corner on the benches beneath the icons, and two others- the doctor and a valet- lay on the floor.
As he crossed the floor of the canyon he saw something lying
close to the base of the side wall he was approaching-something that stood out in startling contrast to all the surroundings and yet seemed so much a part and parcel of the somber scene as to suggest an actor amid the settings of a well-appointed stage, and, as though to carry out the allegory, the pitiless rays of flaming Kudu topped the eastern cliff, picking out the thing lying
at the foot of the western wall like a giant spotlight.
The lie it was drawing me by is perhaps Spring's oldest, commonest lie,--the lying
promise of the Perfect Woman, the Quite Impossible She.
That is, I believe it, perhaps, but at the same time I feel and suspect that I am lying
like a cobbler.
Then, although we are admirers of Homer, we do not admire the lying
dream which Zeus sends to Agamemnon; neither will we praise the verses of Aeschylus in which Thetis says that Apollo at her nuptials
Here, then, we lay for an hour or two, aching from head to foot, as weak as water, and lying
quite naked to the eye of any soldier who should have strolled that way.
He looked upon her once more, lying
cast away there; and without another word went out of the room.
By this means, and including what he had given me as above, I had at the end of my lying
in about two hundred guineas by me, including also what was left of my own.
That would be the highest thing for me"--so saith your lying
spirit unto itself--"to gaze upon life without desire, and not like the dog, with hanging-out tongue:
So, as she sat in the door of her castle, she happened to look around and saw Dorothy lying
asleep, with her friends all about her.
More probably I would put one of my five big bullets into my own splitting head; it was no small temptation, lying
there in a double agony, with the loaded weapon by my side.