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.
Walking to school is a good example of our increasingly sedentary lifestyle.