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Pickwick was joking with the young ladies who wouldn't come over the stile while he looked--or who, having pretty feet and unexceptionable ankles, preferred standing on the top rail for five minutes or so, declaring that they were too frightened to move--with as much ease and absence of reserve or constraint, as if he had known them for life.
For myself, I have always preferred standing at matches and I also have fond memories of the times of no segregation at Ayresome Park and many other grounds.
I attended our local remembrance service along with four other Plaid councillors, two members including myself preferred standing in silence during the singing of the loyalist anthem.
The riskier emerging market stock funds also recorded massive outflows and preferred standing with either cash or keeping it in so-called safe-heaven, gold.
Table 2 Means (and Standard Deviations) for Self-Objectification and Related Variables According to Standing Preference in Aerobics Rooms Preferred standing position within the aerobics room Back Middle Front Anywhere Self-objectifcation 4.70 (a) 4.44 (a) (b) 4.31 (b) 4.09 (b) ** (1.17) (1.12) (0.95) (1.06) Body esteem 65.54 (a) 72.45 (b) 76.42 (b) 76.01 (b) *** (16.29) (14.13) (14.51) (13.26) Disordered eating 78.52 (a) 70.16 (b) 67.09 (b) 66.15 (b) *** (20.19) (19.93) (19.53) (19.53) BMI 25.05 (a) 23.57 (b) 23.05 (b) 23.65 (a) ** (b) (5.63) (3.46) (3.13) (3.32) Note.
It was not rocket science for me to figure out as to why passengers preferred standing near to where I was seated.
She also famously preferred standing at matches and only reluctantly accepted her seat in the director's box after her injury five years ago.
Admitting he had failed to beg for more supporting votes, Hui warned those who preferred standing still to ''shoulder the consequences.''
In his report Dr Frosdick said there was no safety risk for those who preferred standing, but he did reveal complaints had been received from people sitting in the Ninian Stand who said their view had been obstructed.

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