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Examples of Bolt-upright
He hoped, however, that her persuasion added to his own would bring Dreux to a change of heart.
She ought at least to have in later years the consoling thought that she had once refused the royal scepter.
When I came back they was in the same persition, and 'e was smoking with 'is eyes shut.
I left 'em standing side by side, looking at the skipper as if 'e was a waxworks, while I went to find a cab.
The lawyer drew a chair to her side, seated himself, leaned forward until his face fronted hers, and talked.
Then he pushed forward the leather easy-chair with gracious insinuation.