flatten himself

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  • He flattened himself against the wall with arms thrown wide for support. Cited from Just Patty, by Jean Webster
  • He went over to the door and waited, flattening himself against the wall. Cited from Maida's Little Shop, by Inez Haynes Irwin
  • He gave a quick silent spring across in front of the door and flattened himself against the wall. Cited from The City of Fire, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • He had no sooner flattened himself on the roof than the train began to move again. Cited from TCB Across The Continent, by Edg. Darlington
  • A moment later he suddenly flattened himself upon the earth and lay motionless, minute after minute. Cited from The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Vol. II, by Ambrose Bierce
  • But he held it back, and flattened himself on the ground. Cited from Nomads Of The North, by James Oliver Curwood
  • He flattened himself out in the grass behind the big apple-tree. Cited from The Adventures of Johnny Chuck, by T. Burgess
  • He flattened himself upon his belly in the grass, the others following his example. Cited from Tarzan the Terrible,Edgar R. Burroughs
  • Twice he started, and twice he shrank back and flattened himself against the wall as some one passed. Cited from A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill, by Alice Hegan Rice
  • Tom did not follow the advice to flatten himself on the ground. Cited from The Young Engineers in Mexico, by H. Irving Hancock
  • Each boy flattened himself against the wall on opposite sides of the door and held his breath as the door opened slowly. Cited from Treachery in Outer Space, by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  • He had flattened himself against the wall, when another explosion broke the windows in a house not far away. Cited from The Downfall, by Emile Zola
  • "How does he flatten himself into the ground like that?" Cited from The Song of the Lark, Willa Cather
  • He flattened himself against the wall, and stood there for a minute or two, looking and listening. Cited from The Texan Scouts, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Here he flattened himself against the ground close behind the nearest tent and listened. Cited from Tarzan the Untamed, Edgar R. Burroughs
  • "Where are you?" he shouted, as he flattened himself out close to the ground. Cited from The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour, by George A. Warren
  • Grandfather Frog flattened himself down as close to the ground as he could get. Cited from The Adventures of Grandfather Frog, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • Terry flattened himself against the side wall and held his breath. Cited from Black Jack, by Max Brand
  • At the sound of his voice Baree came to him and flattened himself at his feet. Cited from The Courage of Marge O'Doone, by James Oliver Curwood
  • As it was, he just had time to flatten himself against the ladder. Cited from The Teeth of the Tiger, by Maurice Leblanc