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The original metaphor was: erect a wall to keep the garden of the church free from the wilderness of politics.
Then Foley was shown on his knees, his body erect—even proud—clad in an orange tunic with no collar, and his head shaved.Medieval Cruelty in Modern Times: ISIS Thugs Behead American Journalist|Christopher Dickey|August 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For an hour or so after that, he sits erect, his chin tilted upward toward his accuser—defiant, even cunning, in his denials.The Daily Beast Staff Picks Their Favorite ‘Breaking Bad’ Moments (VIDEO)|The Daily Beast|September 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In fact, the effort to erect the Obamacare infrastructure is creating a large number of private-sector positions.Technology Firms Staff Up to Build Health-Insurance Exchanges|Miranda Green|August 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After a while, it will seem natural to erect a canopy to shield the worshipers from the elements.
He had seen through a powerful naval glass some figures standing erect and silhouetted against the sky on the parapet.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
And with another bow the man from Paris drew himself erect, turned on his heel, and went jingling and creaking from the room.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Half-fed men would dig for diamonds, and men sheltered by a crazy roof erect the marble walls of palaces.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
I intend to sail for that place in about a month or six weeks, but shall appoint agents in England to erect these engines.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
As she spoke, a handsome man of middle age and erect carriage entered the room.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne