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lie along: lie outstretched upon the ground AYL. II. i. 30; lie in, reside in, depend upon Wiv. V. i. 3 “good luck lies in odd numbers,” Meas. III. i. 275, R2 I. ii. 4 “correction lieth in those hands Which made the fault,” Cor. III. iii. 92 “As much as in him lies” ; lie off, stand some distance away “from” a place 1H4 III. i. 80; lie on or upon, (1) rest as an obligation upon 1H4 V. ii. 47 “would the quarrel lay upon our heads!,” Cor. III. ii. 52 “it lies you on to speak To the people” ; (2) depend upon All'sW. III. vii. 43 “As if his life lay on't,” Troil. IV. iv. 147, Ant. III. viii. 5, Sonn. xcii. 10; lie under, be subject to (some disadvantage) Ado IV. i. 171, Troil. II. iii. 145.
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