Left by their guide, the travelers remained a few minutes in helpless ignorance, afraid even to move along the broken rocks, lest
a false step should precipitate them down some one of the many deep and roaring caverns, into which the water seemed to tumble, on every side of them.
Then I saw that now was the time to smite him, lest
when he had killed her he should kill me also.
So he hastened his steps lest
he should meet some one on his way to the mosque, who, seeing his condition, would send him to prison as a drunkard.
Camilla was uneasy at this, dreading lest
it might prove the means of endangering her honour, and asked whether her intrigue had gone beyond words, and she with little shame and much effrontery said it had; for certain it is that ladies' imprudences make servants shameless, who, when they see their mistresses make a false step, think nothing of going astray themselves, or of its being known.
We hurried away lest
we should have been in some way drawn into the affair, and so detained.
Indeed, considerable uneasiness began to be felt concerning these men, lest
they should become utterly bewildered in the defiles of the mountains, or should fall into the hands of some marauding band of savages.
For think, lest
any languish By cause of thy distress The arrows of our anguish Fly farther than we guess.
When ye fight with a Wolf of the Pack, ye must fight him alone and afar, Lest
others take part in the quarrel, and the Pack be diminished by war.
For I dream I know not how, And my soul is sorely shaken Lest
an evil step be taken, - Lest
the dead who is forsaken May not be happy now.
COSTLY followers are not to be liked; lest
while a man maketh his train longer, he make his wings shorter.
I think,' answered the bean, 'that as we have so fortunately escaped death, we should keep together like good companions, and lest
a new mischance should overtake us here, we should go away together, and repair to a foreign country.
These were the cows that milked hardest of all; for his journey-milkmen being more or less casually hired, he would not entrust this half-dozen to their treatment, lest
, from indifference, they should not milk them fully; nor to the maids, lest
they should fail in the same way for lack of finger-grip; with the result that in course of time the cows would "go azew"--that is, dry up.