kneeling posture

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  • Then rising from her kneeling posture, she bade her other son make one more trial to reach the boat. ...
  • I saw him rise from his kneeling posture, and walk away to hide his emotions. ...
  • She reached and drew the fair form to a kneeling posture. ...
  • Hal rose from his kneeling posture, and lifted his cap from his head. ...
  • The man did not answer, but remained in a kneeling posture. ...
  • Vauquelas rose from his kneeling posture, filled with consternation by what he had just heard. ...
  • These his armed attendants for the most part approached him in a kneeling posture, and kissed the back of his hand. ...
  • Wallace raised the king, so as to enable him to assume a kneeling posture. ...
  • He had finished his investigation of the pouches when, looking up from his kneeling posture, he saw Celie approaching. ...
  • Presently she bent to a kneeling posture, as the rays fell on what at first appeared to be a long bundle. ...
  • Damaris rose from her kneeling posture upon the window-seat and, standing, lowered the sash. ...
  • When the preacher stood up again and raised the couple from their kneeling posture, it seemed that a grave and solemn personage had left him. ...
  • Becky still kept her kneeling posture and clung to Sir Pitt's hand. ...
  • With the only real pity which was at his command, compassion on himself, he rose from the kneeling posture which had become unbearable. ...
  • On this side of the entrance are three niches, one of which contains a figure of the cardinal in a kneeling posture. ...
  • She slipped from her kneeling posture, and leaned, with her eyes still closed, against the shining bark of the birch-tree.
  • Socrates' disciples are discovered in a kneeling posture, with their heads on the ground. ...
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