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  • Order reigns, each has his justly appointed share, and the state rests, in security, 'lapt in universal law.'

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  • And the kindly earth shall slumber, lapt in universal law.21

    The Great Experiment

  • – Raoul Felder We two shall lie together, lapt In a five percent Exchequer Bond.

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  • And there were great headlands that went out into the fire, as into a sea; and the fire did lap very quiet about these, and where the fire lapt about them, there did shine and spirt out green flames and vapours at diverse times.

    The Night Land

  •     Melting lapt in flame fatly the slippery caul.

    Poems and Fragments

  • Love, the grand enchanter, “lapt them in Elysium,” and every sense was harmonized to joy and social extacy.

    Maria; or The Wrongs of Woman

  • And the kindly earth shall slumber, lapt in universal law.

    Alfred Tennyson (1809-92)

  • The bewtifull and honorable damosels sate in order vpon the Benches, compast about all along by the sides of the walles vppon the right side, and the best of the Court, with a rare and strange kinde of womanly dressing vppon their heads, as is in the world, with the tresses of their haire lapt and bowed vp in Caules of gold.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • The ale being good, and I in good company, I lapt in so much of this nappy liquor, that it begot in me a boldness to talk, and desire of them to know what was the reason that the people of that country were called

    The Sources and Analogues of 'A Midsummer-night's Dream'

  • Though steel and fire and lash swept on, and the cruel wave lapt the stake;

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