And therefore Montaigne saith prettily, when he inquired the reason, why the word of the lie
should be such a disgrace, and such an odious charge?
How long it took him to scale that frightful wall he could not have told, and when at last he dragged himself over the top it was to lie
weak and gasping, too spent to rise or even to move a few inches farther from the perilous edge of the chasm.
Well, but can you imagine that God will be willing to lie
, whether in word or deed, or to put forth a phantom of himself?
I lost them," answered Pinocchio, but he told a lie
, for he had them in his pocket.
And this do I call IMMACULATE perception of all things: to want nothing else from them, but to be allowed to lie
before them as a mirror with a hundred facets.
Between the two lies
the broad belt, of comparative desert, which is the scene of this tale, appearing to interpose a barrier to the progress of the American people westward.
I wonder masel' who'd be bothered tellin' lies
to them, even the newspapers, which is full of fool-talk.
And I lie
so composedly, Now in my bed,(Knowing her love) That you fancy me dead -- And I rest so contentedly, Now in my bed,(With her love at my breast) That you fancy me dead -- That you shudder to look at me, Thinking me dead: --
down at once," said Natasha, and began hurriedly undressing, tugging at the tapes of her petticoat.
it was drawing me by is perhaps Spring's oldest, commonest lie
,--the lying promise of the Perfect Woman, the Quite Impossible She.
Once more she ventured, and this time she fortified herself with the thought: "It's a good lie
-- it's a good lie
-- I won't let it grieve me.
We took turn about to lie
on the naked rock, which was indeed like the position of that saint that was martyred on a gridiron; and it ran in my mind how strange it was, that in the same climate and at only a few days' distance, I should have suffered so cruelly, first from cold upon my island and now from heat upon this rock.