Evidently what had happened was this: The sable antelope had come down to drink at the pool where the lion--no doubt the same which we had heard--was lying in wait
The brute might have discovered the man upon his trail, and even now be lying in wait
for his easy prey.
I think she was a little surprised to find that both outfits were for the same house; and she certainly betrayed an ignoble curiosity about the mother's Christian name, but she was much easier to brow-beat than a fine lady would have been, and I am sure she and her daughter enjoyed themselves hugely in the shops, from one of which I shall never forget Irene emerging proudly with a commissionaire, who conducted her under an umbrella to the cab where I was lying in wait
If my daughter was right, she might well have been lying in wait
He was becoming scientifically afraid of insanity lying in wait
for him amongst these lines.