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Lothario then retired, and the next day Anselmo, under pretence of going to his friend's country house, took his departure, and then returned to conceal himself, which he was able to do easily, as Camilla and Leonela took care to give him the opportunity; and so he placed himself in hiding in the state of agitation that it may be imagined he would feel who expected to see the vitals of his honour laid bare before his eyes, and found himself on the point of losing the supreme blessing he thought he possessed in his beloved Camilla.
The count flew to her to help, and as she appeared to be oppressed by her clothes, he ripped them open with his poinard, and in so doing laid bare her shoulder.
So absolute is our soul's need of something hidden and uncertain for the maintenance of that doubt and hope and effort which are the breath of its life, that if the whole future were laid bare to us beyond to-day, the interest of all mankind would be bent on the hours that lie between; we should pant after the uncertainties of our one morning and our one afternoon; we should rush fiercely to the Exchange for our last possibility of speculation, of success, of disappointment: we should have a glut of political prophets foretelling a crisis or a no-crisis within the only twenty-four hours left open to prophecy.
If the observer, overcoming a thrill of celestial horror, had scrutinised this scarlet object more narrowly, one of Bert's most cherished secrets, one of his essential weaknesses, would have been laid bare.
The two waited, with their eyes steadily fixed on one another--each with her resolution laid bare to the other's view.
As, with shaking fingers, he knotted up the torn cloth about his neck he laid bare an amulet of the kind called a keeper-up of the heart.
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Referring to his recent decision to shower nude despite the cameras, Dec quipped: "You really were laid bare.
In other words, everything is not laid bare, leaving some aspects of education and performance and achievement still covered.
Summary: Rabat - The Moroccan people will celebrate, on Saturday, the 35th anniversary of the Green March amid positive developments of the Moroccan Sahara issue, notably the growing support for the autonomy initiative, the mass return of Sahrawis to their motherland escaping the Tindouf camps (southwestern Algeria) and the the case of Mustafa Salma Ould Sidi Mouloud, who laid bare the serious human rights abuses in the Tindouf camps.
In 2006 her condition was documented in the One Life documentary, Gail Porter Laid Bare.
All four have emphatically denied any wrongdoing, but each will be as desirous as members of the general public for the full facts to be laid bare for everyone to see.