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Which of these two sentences is grammatically correct?

We were both lying on the bed, her in my arms.

We were both lying on the bed, she in my arms.

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    She was in your arms. Her body was in your arms. – Ronald Sole Feb 20 '17 at 19:13
  • I was cuddling her on the bed. :) – Lambie Feb 20 '17 at 19:48
  • We were both lying in (under the covers) bed, as I held her in my arms ... – Mari-Lou A Feb 20 '17 at 21:54
  • We were both lying on (on= on top of) the bed, she was in my arms... – Mari-Lou A Feb 20 '17 at 21:55
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You, lekon, were lying on the bed, her in your arms.

You two were lying on the bed, she in your arms.

I think you'd decide which case to use in the absolute adjunct (she vs her) based on whether she is included in the subject of the verb in the main clause, or not.

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