erect posture

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  • Philip stood as well as the low roof would allow of the erect posture, and looked on. Cited from Son Philip, by George Manville Fenn
  • We shall observe later that this activity is directly concerned with erect posture. Cited from How to Add Ten Years to your Life and to Double Its Satisfactions, Curry
  • Foremost comes the liability to fall due to an erect posture supported upon two feet only. Cited from Scientific American Supplement, No. 447,by Various
  • Congress maintained an erect posture, although its affairs then wore the most gloomy aspect. Cited from Life And Times Of Washington, V2, by Schroeder, &c
  • My face was hopeless, but my hard-won fight for an erect posture had given me a bearing that seemed almost distinguished. Cited from The Bacillus of Beauty, by Harriet Stark
  • An erect posture in reading or writing conduces not alone to beauty of form, but also to health of body. Cited from Hygienic Physiology, by Joel Dorman Steele
  • Not more than three hours at a time should be spent in an erect posture, and between each spell of three hours let one hour be spent lying down. Cited from Papers on Health, by John Kirk
  • He published in this year a short volume on Intellectual Development and the Erect Posture.
  • He generally prayed in an erect posture; but in his old age was forced to support his body by leaning on a staff. Cited from Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints, by Alban Butler
  • A male usually needs only to walk in an erect posture towards the intruder to displace him.
  • They are fairly small, slender birds with long tails and an erect posture.
  • Mammals and birds typically have a fully erect posture, though each evolved it independently.
  • Additionally, women seem more receptive to an erect posture than men, though both prefer it as an element of beauty.
  • Drawing a long breath, he straightened himself into a more erect posture, and ordered the men to push the boat from the shore. Cited from Arachne, by Georg Ebers, v8
  • Not only in standing, but in sitting, erect posture has been found to be a much more important factor in the maintenance of good health than is generally supposed. Cited from How to Live, by Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
  • In endeavoring to regain an erect posture, his hand struck against some furry animal. Cited from History of the Donner Party, by C.F. McGlashan
  • An erect posture is generally to be chosen; standing firm so as to have the fullest command of all his motions. Cited from The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor..., by John Hamilton Moore
  • I lifted my body into a more erect posture, finding myself stiff and sore from head to foot, and glanced curiously around our prison-house. Cited from Prisoners of Chance, by Randall Parrish
  • There is good testimony that various species of Gibbon readily take to the erect posture. Cited from A Book of Natural History, by Various
  • Its appearance is very capricious, but it is dependent to a great extent upon the assumption of the erect posture. Cited from The Nervous Child, by Hector Charles Cameron
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