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I had to fly low to get sufficient air to breathe, but I took a straight course across an old sea bottom and so had to rise only a few feet above the ground.
Breathing is intermediate between the two: we normally breathe without the help of the will, but we can alter or stop our breathing if we choose.
I heard Ginger coughing and one of the other horses seemed very restless; it was quite dark, and I could see nothing, but the stable seemed full of smoke, and I hardly knew how to breathe.
The fresh air that had come in through the open door made it easier to breathe, but the rushing sound overhead grew louder, and as I looked upward through the bars of my empty rack I saw a red light flickering on the wall.
The iron-plated monster had evidently just risen to the surface of the ocean to breathe, after the fashion of whales.
For example when you press the panic button, you are more likely to have short, fast, shallow breaths, in anger; long forced breathes, and when happy or calm, its about slow, steady breaths or long inhalations and exhalations.
Parents should be alerted that there may be a sleep breathing disorder if a child breathes noisily at night, snores, sleeps with their mouth open (particularly with the head thrown back), has restless sleep, wakes frequently at night, wets the bed, grinds their teeth at night, has difficulty going to sleep, night terrors or bad dreams.
While the body normally breathes without help from the conscious mind, we can choose to control the way we inhale and exhale.
And when he wants a sip of tea, he stops speaking breathes in and out, takes a drink, lowers his cup, breathes again, and continues.