Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance by lying supinely
on our backs, and hugging the delusive phantom, hope, 20 until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot?
Had he a right to desert her in her trouble, to yield supinely
to a conventional prejudice?
Intelligent as she unquestionably was, she nevertheless seemed to have given herself over supinely
to a current of emotions which was sweeping her along.