Wandering tribes naturally enjoy a great advantage in this respect over sedentary ones.
The fur trade, the horse, the gun, disturbed the sedentary habit of American tribes.
But his preference for a sedentary and not for an active life and his increasing attachment to favourites of humble birth diminished his popularity, and he had some differences with his parliament.
They usually show little aptitude for business or for sedentary pursuits; but, on the other hand, they are born equestrians and sportsmen.
The degeneration produced by sedentary habits in all lamellibranchs has in the oyster reached its most advanced stage.
Moreover, the mound-builders in the eastern half of this vast plain, being sedentary, were excellent potters.
His constitution, weakly in childhood, strengthened with advancing years so as to allow him to get through an incredible amount of sedentary labour, while he retained to the last the fresh and cheerful temperament of a boy.
It appears to be true that, in the words of Dunoyer, the economic regime of every society which has recently become sedentary is founded on the slavery of the industrial professions.
Many of the species are sedentary, others are winter visitants, while others again simply pass through Egypt on their way to or from warmer or colder regions.
As a rule Molluscs are free and more or less active, but many Lamellibranchs are sedentary, and a few of these and of Gastropods are permanently fixed to their habitat.
Prison industries continue to be largely sedentary in character; they cover a wide range, although the conditions of life are for the most part artificial.
The different extent of quinqueradiate symmetry in the different classes would thus depend on the period at which they diverged from the sedentary stock.
Of other sedentary orders the Cistercians were the most important, and the mendicants were very numerous.
The amusements of the people are generally not of a violent kind, being in keeping with their sedentary habits and the beat of the climate.
But the more substantial returns cannot always be expected with the sedentary employments and single-handed effort inseparable from the regime of cellular imprisonment.
If disturbed they swim about like other medusae until a favourable opportunity presents itself for resuming the sedentary habit.