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TO LIE. That which is proper, is fit; as, an action on the case lies for an injury committed without force; corporeal hereditaments lie in livery, that is, they pass by livery; incorporeal hereditaments lie in grant, that is, pass by the force of the grant, and without any livery. Vide Lying in grant.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He introduced the Karma Sutra and Arabian Nights to our shores - at a time when women had to lie back and think of England.
HUNDREDS of Scots women lie back and think of - their bank balances.
3-in1 Tummy Time Arch & Quilt, pounds 35 First they lie back and reach for the toys above.
And from the moment therapist Andrea Tolan asked me to lie back and make myself comfortable, I felt great.
Light a couple of candles, lie back and have a nice long soak.
Lie back, relax and then go for the jugular, as you gobble this one down.
That's certainly one way to get Catherine to lie back and think of Wales.
Zingy bath bombs are all very well, but sometimes you just want to lie back and relax.
So who is the journalist Robbie pulled on a train and then persuaded to lie back and think of England?
But the house was in darkness and inside Lewis tried to get her to lie back on a sofa.
Mary said yesterday: "All he had to do was lie back and keep still.