Then she half stood up to lay them before him.
Now he too could see more of what lay before them.
And in view of what lay before them, he thought, most likely the last time as well.
Better than anyone else he had known what lay before him.
He did not want her to see what lay before his eyes.
He turned to a book that lay open before him.
He looked up from the book that lay open before him.
As we came through it, the field lay open before us.
Bring the body of the dead man and lay it here before me.
For now she must put her mind on what lay immediately before them.