more erect

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  • He held himself more erect at the words, a great light in his face. Cited from Katrine, by Enilor Macartney Lane
  • He held himself more erect than I had ever seen him before. Cited from Romance, by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • The old man sat more erect; but his eyes were blood shot. Cited from The Freebooters of the Wilderness, by Agnes C. Laut
  • He drew himself up still more erect in his chair. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 13, November, 1858, by Various
  • He was above the ordinary height, and stood more erect than when last I saw him. Cited from Lilith, by George MacDonald
  • He sat up more erect in his chair, and there came into his face a look which his soldiers well knew. Cited from French and English, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • Place the subject more erect, that we may see the natural movement of the muscles. Cited from The Wept of Wish-Ton-Wish,byJames Fenimore Cooper
  • Physically they are the same height as the race, though they stand more erect.
  • After a moment, however, she sat more erect than before, though she never lifted her eyes to meet mine. Cited from Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood, G. MacDonald
  • Her eyes did not fall from his, but grew brighter, and her person became more erect. Cited from The Good Time Coming, by T.S. Arthur
  • As she spoke, she drew herself slightly more erect. Cited from Fenwick's Career, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Then the woman returned, more erect than ever. Cited from Kim, by Rudyard Kipling
  • The Princess, without any absolute movement, seemed suddenly to become more erect. Cited from Jeanne Of The Marshes, E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • But he held himself more erect than he had in the first days of his occupancy of the second-floor front. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He sat more erect, and when he spoke the mockery had entirely gone from his voice and from his manner. Cited from The Two-Gun Man, by Charles Alden Seltzer
  • 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
  • She had never been more erect or withdrawn, never essentially less touched. Cited from Linda Condon, by Joseph Hergesheimer
  • There are plenty more erect men than him about. Cited from In The Heart Of The Rockies, by G. A. Henty
  • Her figure grew more erect against the background of exterior darkness. Cited from The Wild Olive, by Basil King
  • He started and tried to sit more erect. Cited from Out of the Primitive, by Robert Ames Bennet
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