"It seems to me," he said, "that we have taken the roundabout way of getting to our end in view, when the straight road lay before us
. If Mr.
His whole bearing made me feel that something wonderful but dangerous lay before us
The historians, replying to this question, lay before us
the sayings and doings of a few dozen men in a building in the city of Paris, calling these sayings and doings "the Revolution"; then they give a detailed biography of Napoleon and of certain people favorable or hostile to him; tell of the influence some of these people had on others, and say: that is why this movement took place and those are its laws.
The avenue opened into a broad expanse of turf, and the house lay before us
. In the fading light I could see that the centre was a heavy block of building from which a porch projected.
Let us go about our duties as though a thousand useful years still lay before us
I think there was no individual in the party whose brain was not teeming with thoughts and images and memories invoked by the grand history of the venerable city that lay before us
, but still among them all was no "voice of them that wept."
The landscape lay before us
as a map, wherein rivers flashed like silver snakes, and Alp-like peaks crowned with wildly twisted snow wreaths rose in grandeur, whilst over all was the glad sunlight and the breath of Nature's happy life.
My mother pulled it up with impatience, and there lay before us
, the last things in the chest, a bundle tied up in oilcloth, and looking like papers, and a canvas bag that gave forth, at a touch, the jingle of gold.
I was dreaming of the excitement and adventure which lay before us
could Perry and I but escape the Mahars, when something, a slight noise I imagine, drew my attention behind me.
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