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They were sitting on their heels, rider-fashion, over by the still empty calf wagon.
from Brown Corpus
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They crawled through the north fence and came on toward him, and now he saw that both were young, not more than nineteen or twenty.
They were dirty, their clothes were torn, and the girl was so exhausted that she fell when she was still twenty feet from the front door.
They expected greater things from him, regardless of how trying the circumstances, and they were disappointed.
`` They were supposed to meet Thor at nine PM for a conference concerning the ad campaign for their soap, a new angle based on this SX-21 stuff ''.
They were married over the week-end, though he was easily sixty and she could not have been even thirty.
They and sitting
They headed in that direction and, at San Juan Capistrano By-the-Sea came upon Barco sitting in the quaint old Spanish Mission Drive-in, eating a hot tamale.
They are definitely in the same room with you, but your head starts to swing as though you were sitting on the very edge of a tennis court watching a spirited volley.
They may detain any person who insults the court or otherwise disrupts its proceedings until the end of the sitting.
The farmer reported that " they were sitting in their tour bus for 30, 35 hours, without any food ", and said, " They said they were surviving on Jack Daniels.
They came up with a modular cell concept, which allowed major components to be removed and replaced by an operator sitting in a heavily shielded overhead crane.
They would often exchange ideas and learn from each other, and eventually, after many nights sitting in with Coltrane's band, Dolphy was asked to become a full member.
They are all directly connected to zazen, or sitting meditation, which Dōgen considered to be identical to Zen.
They killed the usually-intoxicated victims by sitting on their chests and suffocating them by putting a hand over their nose and mouth, while using the other hand to push the victim's jaw up.
They make sure those sitting in emergency exit rows are willing and able to assist in an evacuation and move those who are not willing or able out of the row into another seat.
What makes it so particularly striking and attractive is the way it infects the surrounding bees ; those sitting next to the dancer start tripping after her, always trying to keep their outstretched feelers on close contact with the tip of her abdomen .... They take part in each of her manoeuvrings so that the dancer herself, in her mad wheeling movements, appears to carry behind her a perpetual comet ’ s tail of bees.
They were more disparagingly referred to as Kathedersozialisten, rendered in English as " Socialists of the Chair " ( compare armchair revolutionary ), due to their position as professors ( depicted sitting in chairs ).
They may be impressions the organism made while it rested on the sediment surface – perhaps by secreting slime in order to form a platform on the underlying microbial mat, or by sitting and dissolving the underlying microbes in order to devour them.
They are later seen during the Muppet Telethon, back in their balcony seats, and still making disparaging comments ( at one point, they tell Jack Black that they have been sitting in the balcony and heckling the show for 40 years ).
They think hope is irrational and that, in sitting down to lazy despair, they are merely facing facts.
They display motifs such as Europa sitting on a bull, Talos with wings, Heracles without beard and being crowned, or Zeus in a form of a naked youth sitting on a tree.