My transport would give out; my men would desert me; brigands would waylay and rob my caravan.
"A Wayfarer in China" by Elizabeth Kendall
My idea was to wait outside the town of Falmouth, to waylay them, and then to thrash them both within an inch of their lives.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
Who got up this little scheme to waylay me?
"The Hilltop Boys" by Cyril Burleigh
Probably thought I looked prosperous, and were bent on waylaying me.
"Ralph on the Engine" by Allen Chapman
The fair maidens try to waylay them and break these pipes.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
Hit's pretty open up thar, and easy to waylay a body.
"Heart of the Blue Ridge" by Waldron Baily
Rad had hastened to waylay him, and make a last appeal for the money which he knew Jack was waiting to receive.
"The Young Surveyor;" by J. T. Trowbridge
We shall have to waylay him.
"Australia Revenged" by Boomerang
She took every opportunity to consult Doctor Kendal and waylay him for long chats.
"Pretty Madcap Dorothy" by Laura Jean Libbey
Grant, Charles, bribes Indians to waylay Laguimoniere, 112 and note.
"The Red River Colony" by Louis Aubrey Wood
And then with sobbing fear I fled,
But they waylayed me on the street,
And tore the hat from off my head,
And trampled it beneath their feet.
"The Hat" by Robert W Service
The Mawddach, how she trips! though throttled
If floodtide teeming thrills her full,
And mazy sands all water-wattled
Waylay her at ebb, past Penmaen Pool.
"Penmaen Pool" by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Claeving furred air
Over her skull's midden; no knife
Rivals her whetted look, divining what conceit
Waylays simple girls, church-going,
And what heart's oven
"Vanity Fair" by Sylvia Plath