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    1. “Well as a matter of fact I was waylaid but thankfully Snags drove them off

    2. Amos had been waylaid

    3. We said our hellos’, asked about each other’s health, dusted our clothes, and followed Andrew to a place that he had waylaid as a temporary lodge while in wait for us

    4. Garcia hadn’t taken ten steps from the Counselor’s door when he was waylaid by a Ferengi

    5. the beginning of the strike several “Scabs” had been waylaid and been

    6. They waylaid and looted by armed

    7. She waylaid him after tea on the stairs

    8. waylaid in the woods by several riders who continued on their way

    9. But, once it was arranged, I became nervous, so I arrived early and waylaid one of the nurses as she arrived for duty and asked her to deliver a note to him

    10. After giving me the plan of this house, doubtless hoping I should kill the count and he thus become his heir, or that the count would kill me and I should be out of his way, he waylaid me, and has murdered me

    11. He had stopped to admire a flower, had gotten waylaid in the shadows, but in no time at all he would be back on the path again, renewed and rededicated

    12. "It is true that we were wrongfully waylaid by the Elven-king and imprisoned without cause as we journeyed back to our own land," answered Thorin

    13. and near the Gladden Fields he was waylaid by the Orcs of the Mountains, and almost all his folk were slain

    14. He died to save us, my kinsman Meriadoc and myself, waylaid in the woods by the soldiery of the

    15. For a strong force of Orcs and Easterlings attempted to take their leading companies in an ambush; and that was in the very place where Faramir had waylaid the men of Harad, and the road went in a deep cutting through an out-thrust of the eastward hills

    16. Its state meant some harried attendants had shrewdly waylaid the girl and wrestled her into it as she was on the utter threshold of the Great Hall

    17. Still, to be waylaid on the stairs, to have to listen to all her jargon, hear her demands, threats, and complaints, and have to make excuses and subterfuges in return—no, he preferred to steal down without attracting notice

    18. It was full fifteen minutes after that when the Lady Barbara drove into the inn, crying that she had been waylaid by the Black Highwayman

    19. “It was then that the Lady Barbara confessed, much against her will, I will admit, that it was indeed her cousin and her fiancé who had waylaid her, merely to confess to her his identity with this bandit whose life is, assuredly, forfeit to the crown

    20. French cruisers waylaid the mouths of your harbors, and captured your vessels; and the first successful act of the United States after the quasi-war commenced, was, the taking of one of these cruisers in the mouth of one of our harbors

    1. So you spoke to the Khakhan? Did he waylay you again?”

    2. “Are there trails through here?” Corwin asked and was told that there were certain routes that all travelers followed which made it easier for the bandits to waylay solitary merchants

    3. Could Bloodtooth be stalking them at this very moment? Sam knew his quarry‘s prowess but could anyone waylay Samson and JY given Sam‘s new sensory gift? The feeling persisted causing Sam to silently signal the unperturbed pit bull to his side and search the deepening shadows, his senses raw as sandpapered skin

    4. the door of the dining room on his way out I heard the red-haired Geordie waylay him: ‘Well

    5. He said, "Because you have lured me, I will waylay them on Your straight path

    6. waylay their game near the paths that lead to them

    7. On Saturdays Old Joe used to waylay these children and buy them bags of cakes at the bakers

    8. He had thought that this was some last trick of Saruman's, to waylay the king while he had only a few men about him; but it seemed that there would be no need to die in Thjoden's defence, not yet at any rate

    9. But the main strength of the Rohirrim that remained horsed and able to fight, some three thousand under the command of Elfhelm, should waylay the West Road against the enemy that was in Anurien

    10. Girls had to waylay me

    11. I’ve seen all sorts of foreign actresses waylay the English language—Modjeska and Janauschek being in the list—but seldom have such results as those given by this little, thin, nervous Frenchwoman been attained

    12. Even to Lindley, who had been with him on the night in question, it did not seem altogether impossible that Lord Farquhart had had time to ride forth, waylay his cousin and rejoin his friends at the inn ere the lady drove into the courtyard

    1. He theorized that the corrupt, by waylaying the children of the poor at school, contrived to nip in the bud the challenge of the have-nots

    2. Don Quixote was amazed to hear Roque utter such excellent and just sentiments, for he did not think that among those who followed such trades as robbing, murdering, and waylaying, there could be anyone capable of a virtuous thought, and he said in reply, "Senor Roque, the beginning of health lies in knowing the disease and in the sick man's willingness to take the medicines which the physician prescribes; you are sick, you know what ails you, and heaven, or more properly speaking God, who is our physician, will administer medicines that will cure you, and cure gradually, and not of a sudden or by a miracle; besides, sinners of discernment are nearer amendment than those who are fools; and as your worship has shown good sense in your remarks, all you have to do is to keep up a good heart and trust that the weakness of your conscience will be strengthened

    3. Though unusual in the Dublin area he knew that it was not by any means unknown for desperadoes who had next to nothing to live on to be abroad waylaying and generally terrorising peaceable pedestrians by placing a pistol at their head in some secluded spot outside the city proper, famished loiterers of the Thames embankment category they might be hanging about there or simply marauders ready to decamp with whatever boodle they could in one fell swoop at a moment's notice, your money or your life, leaving you there to point a moral, gagged and garrotted

    4. “What luck?” asked he, in the tone of a mother waylaying the doctor as he issues from the sick room

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