Sentence Examples with the word reclining

Trumpet to mouth, the old man was standing in his hoisted quarter-boat, his ivory leg plainly revealed to the stranger captain, who was carelessly reclining in his own boat's bow.

To the second century, lastly, belongs in part the evidence of the catacombs, on the walls of which are depicted persons reclining at tables supporting a fish, accompanied by one or more baskets of loaves, and more rarely by flasks of wine or water.

But when, after spending his uniform interval there for several successive nights without uttering a single sound; when, after all this silence, his unearthly voice was heard announcing that silvery, moon-lit jet, every reclining mariner started to his feet as if some winged spirit had lighted in the rigging, and hailed the mortal crew.

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She was cleaning the coffee pot and Alex was reclining in a chair at the table, enjoying the last cup of coffee.

Leaning her head back, she forced the soft chair into a reclining position.

Yully entered ahead of him and spotted the reclining Guardian dressed all in black in one corner.

He found him reclining in an armchair, still in the same unbuttoned overcoat.

The houses of the people contained but little furniture; chairs, tables and couches, however, were used, and Assur-bani-pal is represented as reclining on his couch at a meal while his wife sits on a chair beside him.