recumbent posture

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  • She now suffered little actual pain, except when she quitted a recumbent posture. ...
  • Finally he resolved upon the latter course, thinking that she might feel more comfortable in a recumbent posture. ...
  • The recumbent posture, as might be expected, is of itself frequently enough to give relief. ...
  • For a week or ten days the mother will nurse in the recumbent posture. ...
  • I rose from my recumbent posture and stood erect; I trembled no more. ...
  • I rose from my recumbent posture, and stood apart with him conversing. ...
  • "He thinks it a very serious case, my dear; he says that the recumbent posture is very important."
  • Then the recumbent posture tired him; and he sat up. ...
  • Tom carefully rose from his recumbent posture, and took possession of the musket. ...
  • Verty felt the dog lick his hand, and rose from his recumbent posture. ...
  • He maintained this recumbent posture for half an hour or more, listening to the balls that frequently whistled over his head. ...
  • He had to luff a little to keep clear of the oars, but he did not move from his half-recumbent posture. ...
  • Bed with its warmth and recumbent posture he found favourable to composition. ...
  • Something like hope again flitted before his desponding mind, and, partially raising himself from his recumbent posture, he gazed about the apartment. ...
  • LA FONTAINE, when writing his comic tales, has been observed early in the morning and late in the evening in the same recumbent posture under the same tree. ...
  • We lay flat on our faces, till he, satisfied with the result of his scrutiny, resumed his recumbent posture; but with his head turned straight towards us. ...
  • In this I was placed, in a half sitting, half recumbent posture, which I need scarcely observe was not very agreeable. ...
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