erect and motionless

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  • He sat erect and motionless, and looked straight along the road. Cited from Liza, by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  • I had not got above three paces before the figure rose, and stood erect and motionless before me. Cited from Pelham, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 1
  • He held himself erect and motionless as any block of marble. Cited from The Man in the Iron Mask[The Novel]Dumas, Pere #28
  • Some of them folded their great wings all around them, as they generally do when in the least offended, and stood erect and motionless. Cited from Phantastes, A Faerie Romance, George MacDonald #1
  • She was sitting erect and motionless, like a beautiful statue. Cited from A Voyage to Arcturus, by David Lindsay
  • Then Alice rose as by an instinct, caught her child in her arms, and stood erect and motionless facing the door. Cited from Ernest Maltravers, E. B. Lytton, Book 4
  • She was erect and motionless in her stiff and heavy clothing. Cited from The Velvet Glove, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Erect and motionless she stood against the wall to let him pass -- this slim young girl whose sudden and unexpected presence had so electrified him. Cited from The Human Chord, by Algernon Blackwood
  • But all at once, at a distance of some five and thirty yards, he saw a keeper, erect and motionless, barring his way. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • Their bodies erect and motionless, their heads held high, their feet went twinkling through a series of evolutions which the keenest eye could hardly follow. Cited from Melody, by Laura E. Richards
  • Jean Valjean stood for several minutes, erect and motionless in the darkness, beneath those radiant windows. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • They came up the path, yelling like hounds on a scent, while she stood perfectly erect and motionless, facing them. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Servants of the house constantly relieved one another, four always standing erect and motionless at the head of the bed, like faithful, familiar guards. Cited from Three Cities Trilogy, Complete, by Emile Zola
  • So far he had not uttered a single word, no one seemed to be aware that he was there, and he had remained standing erect and motionless, behind all these happy people. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • Standing in the moonlight erect and motionless, Gilbert stopped, held out his arms, and uttered a cry. Cited from Stories of Modern French Novels: Scribners Ed.
  • Captain Carroll alone remained there, erect and motionless, before the threshold. Cited from Maruja, by Bret Harte
  • How erect and motionless it stood watching Dale! Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • Mashurina sat erect and motionless, gazing severely to one side. Cited from Virgin Soil, by Ivan S. Turgenev
  • He looked around and, amid the smoke, distinguished Cadoudal, erect and motionless as an equestrian statue. Cited from The Companions of Jehu, by Alexandre Dumas
  • The man was still gazing after her, erect and motionless, when Tess turned her head at the beginning of the lane; but Yasmini never looked back once. Cited from Guns of the Gods, by Talbot Mundy
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