Sentence Examples with the word lurk

It has an unspeakable, wild, Hindoo odor about it, such as may lurk in the vicinity of funereal pyres.

Others again play the part of thieves in the ant society; C. Janet observed a small bristle-tail (Lepismima) to lurk beneath the heads of two Lasius workers, while one passed food to the other, in order to steal the drop of nourishment and to make off with it.

They were as little children before Ahab; and yet, in Ahab, there seemed not to lurk the smallest social arrogance.

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A sort of generic or Pantheistic vitality seemed to lurk in their very joints and bones, after what might be called the individual life had departed.

Many Thomisidae lurk amongst the stamens and petals of flowers, which they closely match in colour, waiting to seize the insects which visit the blossoms for nectar.

It is no longer the merry, saucy hanger-on of the homestead, but is become the suspicious thief, shunning the gaze of man, and knowing that danger may lurk in every bush.

Nevertheless difficulties lurk beneath their general unity of thought and style.

It shows how the child-mind gathers into itself words it has heard, and how they lurk there ready to come out when the key that releases the spring is touched.

The names may be identical, but it is not certain, for in Hun may lurk some such designation as the ten (Turkish on or tribes.

An allegorical meaning may lurk here.