Markham sat up suddenly, then sank back with a shrug.
He tried to sit up, then sank back with a moan.
Sinking back with a groan, he decided to put off his next attempt indefinitely.
She sank back a little and hugged the pillow tighter.
Grace sank back with a sigh into her chair.
He sank back a bit in his chair and stared at the tabletop, seeing something quite else.
Dazed by her tumble, the girl sank back with a sigh.
She heard him reach for it and sink back with a sigh into the deep armchair.
She sank back with a little shiver and her large brown eyes seemed to droop.
Lord Charles sank back with a look of half- comical despair.