lying englannista suomeksi
(present participle of).
The act of one who lies, or keeps low to the ground.
1854, Saint Augustine, ''Expositions on the Book of Psalms'', and Post-Nicene Fathers: Series I/Volume VIII/Expositions on the Book of Psalms/Psalm LXIV|Psalm LXIV, translated by Schaff|Philip Schaff et al.
- But whom could the lyings in wait of the human heart escape?
(RQ:Taylor 2), "Apples of Sodom"
- (..) he must do it by false propositions, by lyings, and such weak discourses as none can believe but such as are born fools (..)
Shakespeare, Second Part of King Henry the Sixth (unsourced)|The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, Act 2 scene 1:
- (quote): Then, Saunder, sit there, the lyingest knave in Christendom.
Shakespeare, Taming of the Shrew (unsourced)|The Taming of the Shrew, Induction scene 2:
- (quote): Ask Marian Hacket, the fat ale-wife of Wincot, if she know me not: if she say I am not fourteen pence on the score for sheer ale, score me up for the lyingest knave in Christendom.