he laid bare

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  • He laid bare everything -- from his finding of the bundle to the evening of the ball. Cited from The Choir Invisible, by James Lane Allen
  • Here, with his arms about the enthusiastic child, he laid bare the next and to him the most important number on the programme. Cited from Felix O'Day, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Pension and corruption he laid bare, and upon the people he breathed a spirit of independence. Cited from The Glories of Ireland, Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
  • He laid bare the whole of his innocent heart, and Hall hated him all the more bitterly because of it. Cited from Stories of the Border Marches, by John Lang and Jean Lang
  • He laid bare for me all the curious intricacies of a soul tortured by its own delicacy. Cited from The Belfry, by May Sinclair
  • Then he laid bare the unparalleled ingratitude of such a step. Cited from An English Grammar, by W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
  • They sent him to the good Governor-General, to whose sympathy he laid bare all the past and present of the mission's finance. Cited from Life of William Carey, by George Smith
  • But that evening I got nearer Wake than ever before, and he and I became true friends, for he laid bare his soul before me. Cited from Mr. Standfast, by John Buchan
  • Writing of himself to the Chevalier on one occasion, he laid bare with a merciless honesty his nature and his career. Cited from Battle Of The Strong, by G. Parker, v6
  • And then, without a single reservation, he laid bare the story of Sprouse's defection. Cited from Green Fancy, George Barr McCutcheon
  • So he laid bare her body, looked her all over and inspected her wounds, finally uttering a remark far more abominable even than the crime. Cited from Dio's Rome, Volume V., Books 61-76 (A.D. 54-211), by Cassius Dio
  • He laid bare as much of it as he could without permanently damaging it, and pored over it for hours at a stretch. Cited from Harkaway and His Son's Escape, Bracebridge Hemyng
  • And, while he spoke, he laid bare his left arm up to the elbow, which appeared shrivelled and wasted in a pitiable manner. Cited from Lives of the Necromancers, by William Godwin
  • Suddenly he was struck by the serious meaning of his obligation, and with stern vivisection he laid bare the very nerves of his motive. Cited from The Colossus, by Opie Read
  • He had as many friends as usually fall to the lot of any man; and although he laid bare his inmost heart to none, some were very close and all were very dear to him. Cited from George Washington, Vol. II, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • In his trial sermons, he laid bare the errors and faultiness of the Holland Church. Cited from Sketches of the Covenanters, by J. C. McFeeters
  • He spoke sharply and to the point, and he laid bare the subject with a few quick strokes, as of a surgeon's knife. Cited from The Moneychangers, by Upton Sinclair
  • Sir John was fond of the Duke, and beside taking his advice, he laid bare his heart and told him of his great distress over Katherine. Cited from Mistress Penwick, by Dutton Payne
  • Under plea of rebuking vice, he laid bare the secrets, violated the sanctities of their private lives. Cited from Deadham Hard, by Lucas Malet
  • He laid bare the tibia and fibula, introduced between them an implement to keep them in position, drew the saw across them once, and they were sundered. Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola
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