very erect

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  • He saw a young man coming through the office, holding himself very erect. Cited from Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis, by H. Irving Hancock
  • He was about twenty years old, carried himself very erect, and looked one straight in the eye. Cited from The Land of Footprints, by Stewart Edward White #4
  • Nevertheless, he held himself very erect, in case any one should be looking at him from behind. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • "How should he not come?" the old chief asked, drawing himself up very erect. Cited from The Great Taboo, by Grant Allen
  • She turned pale and held her little body very erect. Cited from Jaffery, by William J. Locke
  • He went out, holding himself very erect and looking very cheerful until he reached the corner. Cited from The Breaking Point, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • She was tall, and stood very erect, without a word, waiting for him to speak. Cited from Jean-Christophe Journey's End, by Romain Rolland
  • Opposite him sat a tall fellow very erect and stiff in his chair. Cited from Way of the Lawless, by Max Brand
  • The red lips were firm, and the girl was sitting very erect. Cited from The Girl from Montana, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • He stood very erect, and his air admitted no further explanation. Cited from The Ramrodders, by Holman Day
  • The colonel held himself very erect, and spoke in a firm proud tone. Cited from The Tree of Appomattox, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • My poor girl was walking very erect, and she often smiled at the people who surrounded us. Cited from Sweetapple Cove, by George van Schaick
  • Taking off his fatigue cap, he dropped into the chair, though he sat very erect. Cited from Dick Prescotts's Fourth Year at West Point, by H. Irving Hancock
  • She held herself very erect, but her lips trembled and tears were very near her eyes. Cited from The Fortunate Youth, by William J. Locke
  • He was very tall, and very erect, even while carrying those books and that bag. Cited from Vandemark's Folly, by Herbert Quick
  • He held himself very erect, as a soldier holds himself; but he had never been a soldier. Cited from Helbeck of Bannisdale, Vol. I, Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She stopped strumming the piano and stood up, very erect and very still. Cited from Peg O' My Heart, by J. Hartley Manners
  • He took Peter's hand, and then going to Harmony stood before her very erect. Cited from The Street of Seven Stars by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • His world had collapsed about him, but he was steady and very erect. Cited from The Breaking Point, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He stood very erect, staring steadfastly out of his clear gray eyes into those of his son. Cited from Within the Law, by Marvin Dana from Bayard Veiller
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