erect position

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  • The instant the words passed her lips she started into an erect position. Cited from The New Magdalen, by Wilkie Collins
  • It consists of several hundred trees, in an erect position, all turned to stone. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V2[Raven Edition]
  • Various other structures, which appear connected with man's erect position, might here have been added. Cited from The Descent of Man, by Charles Darwin
  • Coming to an erect position again he suddenly became aware of the presence of his niece. Cited from Dialstone Lane, Complete, by W.W. Jacobs
  • Presently youth's need of action brought him half-unconsciously to an erect position. Cited from The Mountebank, by William J. Locke
  • In this way consciousness returns immediately, while in the erect position it often ends in death. Cited from The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887), by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • It clambered up into a more erect position, and its little brown eyes became quite fiery. Cited from Dot and the Kangaroo, by Ethel C. Pedley
  • After this it was barked in its erect position to a point as high as a man could reach. Cited from The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy
  • Anguish heard his friend's figure suddenly shoot to an erect position. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Push him down in any direction, he always returns of his own accord to an erect position. Cited from Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, by Lafcadio Hearn
  • And after what struggles Man assumed an erect position and looked into the eyes of his mate! Cited from Visionaries, by James Huneker
  • I therefore began a series of special exercises intended really to force myself to assume a properly erect position. Cited from Vitality Supreme, by Bernarr Macfadden
  • He raised his head to an erect position, and ran his fingers through his bushy locks. Cited from Ernest Linwood, by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • Holding by Old Jack's mane he pulled himself into an erect position. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • They carried themselves in a more erect position, although their arms were considerably longer than those of the Neanderthal man. Cited from The Land That Time Forgot, by Burroughs
  • They are inclined to pull the shoulders forward and make it more difficult to maintain an erect position. Cited from Vitality Supreme, by Bernarr Macfadden
  • They may readily move along the ground in the erect, or semi-erect position, and without direct support from the arms. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work, P. Chalmers Mitchell
  • Miss Mason brought her little silent along, slipping the stand high up so that she could type from an erect position. Cited from Highways in Hiding, by George Oliver Smith
  • He struggled to an erect position and made out her slender figure in the dim light from the window. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • Leaves are from one to four, red-barred at the base, held in a sub-erect position and appear after the flowers.
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