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    lying in wait

    1. The levies scoured the bush in advance of the prisoners in case there should be any attempt to assassinate the King, and several times disturbed waiting Ashantis, who were lurking in the trees to obtain a last glimpse of Prempeh, rather than lying in wait to kill him

    2. was there really a moonstone, was there such a thing lying in wait for her in the bottom of that Wizard-training lake?

    3. lying in wait, I was spurred on by repeating

    4. 10 He was to me as a bear lying in wait, and as a

    5. 35 And Gaal the son of Ebed went out, and stood in the entering of the gate of the city, and Abimelech rose up, and the people that were with him, from lying in wait

    6. 9 Now there were men lying in wait, abiding with her in the chamber; And she said to him, The Philistines be on you, Samson; And he brake the withs, as a thread of tow is broken when it touches the fire

    7. 54 lying in wait for Him and seeking to catch Him in something He might say that they might accuse Him

    8. He’d been lying in wait, expecting us, ready to strike like a snake

    9. My sleep had become what is called “dog-sleep”, half asleep and half awake, with the nightmares always lying in wait to torment me

    10. Not that JY wasn‘t interested—he would die for a chance to have a go at any of these wild things including the big reptiles basking in the sun or lying in wait barely submerged in weed choked shallows

    11. A little ahead of the now stationary convoy, lying in wait behind the bank of the dry river bed is a group of six, heavily armed young Islamist fighters

    12. of thievery lying in wait; and now

    13. It wasn’t easy to compare that amount with that which had slipped through his fingers, but a million would allow him to start again under another new identity which was lying in wait for him in an envelope in one of those safe deposit boxes

    14. Ed had broken in and in his arrogance decided to take this opportunity to cleanse his outer shell all the while lying in wait for Steve's return

    15. Perhaps they were lying in wait

    16. The Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment were lying in wait for them at the top of the High Street, cordoning off the potential escape route, kettling them into the zone which had been designated for battle

    17. Lying in wait, she rushed into the bathroom as he came out of it, only to return with a satisfied smile much later

    18. “Even though we’ve temporarily lost the press, chances are they know where we’re heading, and are possibly already there, lying in wait

    19. They turned a corner and found an army of women lying in wait for them

    20. It was easy enough to imagine the Wilcoxes lying in wait there, maybe with a spell ready that would blow out one of the van’s tires, or kill the engine, or…

    21. Fritzing was lying in wait for Annalise, and caught her as she came into the bathroom

    22. beneath the ground and could be lying in wait beneath the village

    23. But why, he was always asking himself, why had such an important, such a decisive and at the same time such an absolutely chance meeting happened in the Hay Market (where he had moreover no reason to go) at the very hour, the very minute of his life when he was just in the very mood and in the very circumstances in which that meeting was able to exert the gravest and most decisive influence on his whole destiny? As though it had been lying in wait for him on purpose!

    24. At the same instant, another thought dawned upon him, as though it had been lying in wait to strike him then

    25. Sancho, as he showed the rents in his torn suit to the duchess, observed, "If we had been hunting hares, or after small birds, my coat would have been safe from being in the plight it's in; I don't know what pleasure one can find in lying in wait for an animal that may take your life with his tusk if he gets at you

    26. But as he passed through a gallery, Altisidora and the other damsel, her friend, were lying in wait for him, and the instant

    27. Jaggers, lying in wait for me, with his hands in his pockets, his head on one side, and his eyes on the wall behind me; "how much more?"

    28. The neighborhood, however, highly approved of these arrangements, and we were much admired as we went through the village; the more youthful and vigorous part of the community making dashes now and then to cut us off, and lying in wait to intercept us at points of vantage

    29. The wind seemed as though lying in wait for her; with gleeful whistle it tried to snatch her up and bear her off, but she clung to the cold door post, and holding her skirt got down onto the platform and under the shelter of the carriages

    30. Given that we were often the only such tour bus on most stretches of highway, I thought that there was a good chance we might pull in to refuel and find a lynching party of hostile truckers lying in wait for him and the “horny buffalo”—gay prostitutes he had claimed were his passengers

    31. more than likely to be lying in wait for them upon the Road itself

    32. As he went out, some children who had followed him from the Cross of Colbas, and who seemed to be lying in wait for him, threw stones at him

    33. It was implacable duty; the police understood, as the Spartans understood Sparta, a pitiless lying in wait, a ferocious honesty, a marble informer, Brutus in Vidocq

    34. That phantom was lying in wait for him

    35. If you cry out, if you weep, the Thenardier is lying in wait for you

    36. He found the man lying in wait for him again

    37. "Why is it rot?" The lame man took it up instantly, as though he had been lying in wait for his first words to catch at them

    38. It is well known to your committee, and to the whole nation, that the far greater part of the officers were compelled by hard necessity to dispose of their commutation certificates at prices infinitely below their nominal amount; that this did not proceed from want of patriotism, of which they had beforehand given proofs most unequivocal, or of want of confidence in their Government; but that, after having spent the vigor of their manhood in the service of their country, they returned to the walks of civil life, (many of them maimed, and scarcely able to halt along,) ignorant of what was passing or likely to pass in the councils of their country; the griping hand of poverty bore hard upon them; and, unacquainted as they necessarily were with civil affairs, they fell an easy prey to the wiles of the artful and insidious speculator, who was lying in wait to fatten upon their hard earnings

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