sat erect

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  • At seven to eight months he is usually able to sit erect and support his body. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • Several times he sat erect in bed, convinced that some one was in the room. Cited from Go Ahead Boys and Racing Motorboat, by Ross Kay
  • She sat erect, with her rather large white hands at the heavy base to her long throat. Cited from Gaslight Sonatas, by Fannie Hurst
  • We should always use great care to sit erect and to draw the shoulders well back. Cited from First Book in Physiology and Hygiene, by J.H. Kellogg
  • She raised herself up as she spoke, and sat erect. Cited from Bressant, by Julian Hawthorne
  • Once more his eyes cleared and once more he sat erect in his saddle without help. Cited from The Shades of the Wilderness, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • But he sat erect as of old, proud of himself and of the beautiful girl behind him. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • Such a low-back chair will usually allow one to sit erect without serious discomfort. Cited from Vitality Supreme, by Bernarr Macfadden
  • When she sat erect again he was moving on. Cited from Dangerous Days, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He sat erect and watchful in his chair, and his voice became clear and strong. Cited from The Borough Treasurer, by Joseph Smith Fletcher
  • He raised his head, and slowly his body moved, until, supported in HER arms, he sat erect. Cited from Joseph II. and His Court, by L. Muhlbach
  • A normal baby holds up its head at four months and should be able to sit erect at six months. Cited from The Mother and Her Child, by William S. Sadler and Lena K. Sadler
  • At any rate, she sat erect in her chair and fixed her eyes upon his scowling face. Cited from The Secret of the Storm Country, by Grace Miller White
  • She was sitting erect and cold, her hands round her knees. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • At seven or eight months a healthy child is usually able to sit erect and support the body. Cited from The Care and Feeding of Children, by L. Emmett Holt
  • He sat erect and faced her, and this gave his profile, too. Cited from Entire PG Edition of William Dean Howells
  • Some time later Fred suddenly sat erect and looked keenly all about him. Cited from The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine, by Ross Kay
  • The old man in tatters sat erect in his chair, but he did not turn his head. Cited from The Goose Girl, by Harold MacGrath
  • With a start she sat erect in her chair. Cited from The Wheel of Life, by Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow
  • When reading sit erect, with the back to the light, so that it falls over the shoulder. Cited from Papers on Health, by John Kirk
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