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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lurk.


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  • But under this title lurked also the far stricter sects of the Bohemian and Moravian Brethren, who differed from the predominant church in more important particulars, and bore, in fact, a great resemblance to the German Protestants.

    The Thirty Years War — Complete

  • Rebecca Yeastman was certainly not sensitive, or she would have realized earlier that behind almost every curtain lurked some such watcher, soft-footed, noiseless, wakeful.

    Love and Life Behind the Purdah

  • She was so little, so baby-plump and innocent and sweet, but the light in the eyes had been brutally quenched and an expression lurked there which made him want to murder Sister Agatha.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Steele spoke now; his dark eyes shone strangely; a sardonic expression lurked there.

    Half A Chance

  • "Very good!" ejaculated the leader, and a cruel expression lurked in his eyes.

    Gold Out of Celebes

  • But something told Morano that in this fight the stranger was master and that along that pale-blue, moonlit, unknown sword lurked a sure death for Rodriguez.

    Don Rodriguez; chronicles of Shadow Valley

  • There was a peculiar gleam in his eyes, and a half-amused, half-mocking expression lurked on his inscrutable features.

    The Cryptogram A Story of Northwest Canada

  • As the fragrant incense rose from the censer and the holy water sprinkled the snow-white pall that bore the Red Cross, one dreadful word lurked sinister in every thought:

    The Dop Doctor

  • A motionless, sorrowful expression lurked in the corners of his mouth.

    The Created Legend

  • Somebody in the provinces told me that his minister had preached upon the subject of names, laying it down that in every name lurked a subtle virtue, -- or vice; the former the bearer of the name was in duty bound to cultivate, the latter to root out.

    Without Prejudice


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