lie (v.) Old form(s): lay , lyes
hang, depend, hinge
E3 III.iv.120[King Edward to all, of Calais] Now lies it on an upshot
TNK II.i.230[Arcite to Palamon, of his love for Emilia] if the lives of all my name lay on it
TNK III.vi.90[Palamon to Arcite, of the proffered sword] No, keep it, your life lies on it
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