Eric loved the hassock , and he admitted that sitting on one folding chair with his feet on the other used to make his back hurt.
Even when sitting and watching the TV, I would rest my leg on a hassock and place an ankle weight on top of the knee to gradually stretch the knee out to full extension.
Many years ago when visiting St. Mary's church in Cambridge, England, I saw a large hassock with the words embroidered on it: ‘Think - Thank.’
For what she had in mind, she wished she'd had a simple footstool or hassock , but the pillows from the couch would have to do.
A root will run two feet under ground, afraid to pop up its head, till it finds a hassock of bunch grass or an ironweed root to serve as a protector.
Seating consisted of small linked chairs spaced to suit the vertically challenged. Any slumping in prayer could have caused a structural failure, so one had to be dainty on the standard-issue hassock .
Bill, who had been looking for her, bounced into the room and pounced on the hassock at her feet.
The side chapels were deserted, save for an elderly aristo woman who knelt on an embroidered hassock , chanting her rosary as she strung the beads along the string.
As a matter of interest, the chairs, a prayer book and a hassock for each seat in the original plan were bought and paid for by a 50 pence (10/-) subscription from the worshipers of the time, prior to the consecration.
Put your feet up on a footstool or hassock , or lie on your side.