flat on one's back
Sick in bed. For example, The flu has put her flat on her back.
Helpless, without recourse, defeated, as in I wish I could help but the recession has put me flat on my back.
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In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.
Yet this, in the end, is a book from which one emerges sad, gloomy, disenchanted, at least if we agree to take it seriously.
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Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou