If you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas
If you LIE down with dogs, you will get up with fleas
Ronald Radano, Lying Up a Nation: Race and Black Music. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2003. Pp. xix, 417. $27.50
See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck; see a pin and let it lie, bad luck you'll have all the day
Lying Up a Nation: Race and Black Music. By Ronald Radano. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003. xx, 417 pp. Cloth, $75.00, isbn 0-226-70197-2. Paper, $27.50, isbn 0-226-70198-0.)
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1 (of a ship) go into dock or be out of commission.
2 (lie something up) put a boat in dock or out of commission.
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