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how to understand the “received her own body"?

She fell in love— of course she fell in love— with a man named Richard Porter. She was unskilled, and prudish, and baffled by love; she managed it badly. That was dreamlike, too. Every night she en¬dured violent dreams of impossible plea sure. She received her own body, and ate a meek breakfast in the morning.
and how to understand the ”meek breakfast“?

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    Could you tell me the rest of your sentence,.

    meek breakfast = modest ? small breakfast
    to understand "received her own body" you must know the events in the book
    i've no idea what book it is

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