crossed legs

crossed legs

while standing or walking is a sign of paresis.
References in classic literature ?
Councillor Mikulin turned in his seat with crossed legs and resting his elbow on the table propped his head on the knuckles of a half- closed hand.
She waited while he seated himself with crossed legs in the front of the sled; then she crouched quickly down at his back and clasped her arms about him.
When sometimes I am reminded that the mechanics and shopkeepers stay in their shops not only all the forenoon, but all the afternoon too, sitting with crossed legs, so many of them--as if the legs were made to sit upon, and not to stand or walk upon--I think that they deserve some credit for not having all committed suicide long ago.
Don't sit with crossed legs - it's bad for the knees.
SURAJ Pratap Singh, son of Pratap Singh, a resident of New Block Kaichi Choll Colony, one of the worst- affected colonies in Bhopal, was born with crossed legs and mental disorder.
Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations, it is somewhat irresponsible to do so with an accompanying photo that shows a woman with crossed legs and her arm raised above her heart while the medical assistant checks her blood pressure.
The 24-year-old lay in front of the camera in a single-button-tied white shirt with bare crossed legs, reports the Sun.
I was expecting crossed legs and damp gussets but instead Charly smiled sweetly and said "Do you mind if we come in?
So, if the new law bites, expect to see a lot of crossed legs on Britain's streets.
Closed postures, with features such as folded arms and crossed legs, indicate a closed personality and a lack of confidence.
Balkenhol wants monuments to the common man, who may seem banal and unheroic but is free and independent - the figure in Untitled (Man on Bench), with his casually crossed legs and naked torso, is typical.
It's like central queuing at the post office, only with crossed legs.