I went back to the cave, and feeling that I must do something lest
I should go mad, I drew to me the carcase of the great dog-wolf which I had killed, and, taking my knife of iron, I began to skin it by the light of the moon.
We felt deeply sorry for his death, but fearing lest
we should be held responsible, we carried the corpse to the house of the Jewish doctor.
I tell you," said Camilla, "there is nothing to take care of except to answer me what I shall ask you;" for she did not wish to explain to him beforehand what she meant to do, fearing lest
he should be unwilling to follow out an idea which seemed to her such a good one, and should try or devise some other less practicable plan.
As to the first, he evidently intended to arrive at Galatz, and sent invoice to Varna to deceive us lest
we should ascertain his means of exit from England.
If ye kill before midnight, be silent, and wake not the woods with your bay, Lest
ye frighten the deer from the crops, and the brothers go empty away.
The flood of memories brought back by this revival of an incident anterior to her troubles produced a momentary dismay lest
, recognizing her also, he should by some means discover her story.
His marriage seemed an unmitigated calamity; and he was afraid of going to Rosamond before he had vented himself in this solitary rage, lest
the mere sight of her should exasperate him and make him behave unwarrantably.
Conquest of Granada', but still a passion, and I should dread a little to read the piece now, lest
I should disturb my old ideal of its beauty.
Dear Madam [I wrote], It has come to my knowledge that when you walk in the Gardens with the boy David you listen avidly for encomiums of him and of your fanciful dressing of him by passers-by, storing them in your heart the while you make vain pretence to regard them not: wherefore lest
you be swollen by these very small things I, who now know David both by day and by night, am minded to compare him and Porthos the one with the other, both in this matter and in other matters of graver account.
He appealed to the Ass to fly with him, lest
they should both be captured, but the animal lazily replied, "Why should I, pray?
If it is fallible," he replied, "there is the greater reason that I explain it, lest
Come, then, let us set him free upon the dark shore at once: do not lay hands on him, lest
he grow angry and stir up dangerous winds and heavy squalls.
Her orders were indeed so liberal, that, had it been a child of her own, she could not have exceeded them; but, lest
the virtuous reader may condemn her for showing too great regard to a base-born infant, to which all charity is condemned by law as irreligious, we think proper to observe that she concluded the whole with saying, "Since it was her brother's whim to adopt the little brat, she supposed little master must be treated with great tenderness.
To whom chastity is difficult, it is to be dissuaded: lest
it become the road to hell--to filth and lust of soul.
They passed them on the road, browsing on the stunted grass; and the driver told them, that the poor beasts had wandered to the village first, but had been driven away, lest
they should bring the vengeance of the crowd on any of the inhabitants.