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For myself, I had so little knowledge of the minor details of the affair, and took part in it so much as a supine spectator, that I have forgotten most of what passed on this occasion.
I spared him my exhortations and fruitless efforts at conversion too, for I saw it was all in vain: God might awaken that heart, supine and stupefied with self-indulgence, and remove the film of sensual darkness from his eyes, but I could not.
Billy, who from his supine position had been looking up at her, studying and pleasuring in the pointed oval of her woman's face, reached his hand out slowly as he murmured:
As his eyes became accustomed to the greater darkness within the hut an object began to take form that presently outlined itself in a human form supine upon the floor.
I said to Fyne, mistrusting the supine attitude of the dog:
Tarzan stretched back luxuriously, lying supine at full length along the rough hide.
But one day, when he had broken down, for the fifth time, in the supines of the third conjugation, and Mr.
The fact that he got through his supines without mistake the next day, encouraged him to persevere in this appendix to his prayers, and neutralized any scepticism that might have arisen from Mr.
A modification of the lateral position is called Oxford position, in which supine position is avoided till start of procedure and an upward slope is created in the thoracic region.
Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) patients show symptoms of orthostatic intolerance with increasing heart rate (HR) when the body moves from supine to an upright position or after standing for a long period.
Methods: A randomized clinical trial was done to compare pain and disability modification of cervical radiculopathy patients by using cervical traction in sitting and supine positions.
Orthostatic hemodynamic alterations have been studied in much detail both in normal subjects and in those with autonomic dysfunction with a change in posture from supine to standing.