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  • The waves climb along through the shore slope, and release energy to the backward from the shore.
  • He said that he would give the tellers ten seconds to give him more money, and began counting backward from the number ten.
  • Their toes are at the back of their feet, and their fingers point backward from their wrists. Cited from Philippine Folk Tales, Compiled and Annotated by Mabel (Cook) Cole
  • A minute afterwards he started backward from the splintered window. Cited from The Lord of the Sea, by M. P. Shiel
  • Are these the signs of regiments out of heart, And beating backward from an enemy! Cited from The Dynasts, by Thomas Hardy
  • He stepped backward from the table, then staggered, and a faintness passed over him. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • He can dunk a basketball backward from a standing position.
  • The warning came too late -- John went reeling backward from a blow. Cited from The Christian, by Hall Caine
  • And as he stepped backward from her presence, she rang for Teresa, who at once entered. Cited from Temporal Power, by Marie Corelli
  • Dick muttered in English, taking another step backward from the wild-looking old peasant who had attempted to brain him. Cited from Uncle Sam's Boys with Pershing's Troops, by H. Irving Hancock
  • She then sets the glass on the pump and then strolls slowly, looking backward from time to time, through the gate-may. Cited from Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann, V1, Hauptmann
  • One troubled glance of a great love he cast backward from the door ere he closed it behind him; and then his countenance suddenly changed. Cited from Remember the Alamo, by Amelia E. Barr
  • Mr. Wedgwood sometimes seems to reverse the natural order of things, and to reason backward from the simple to the more complex. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 34, August, 1860, by Various
  • Stretching backward from that date, its history is bound up solely in that of Illinois, under its various organizations and names. Cited from Something of Men I Have Known, by Adlai E. Stevenson
  • Search backward from the start of track 1 to reach it.
  • The soil is fertile and agriculture is the main industry, but is kept backward from lack of sufficient labour and means of communication. Cited from Mexico, by Charles Reginald Enock
  • In all countries the vernacular crowded the classics ever backward from the field. Cited from The Age of the Reformation, by Preserved Smith
  • Loosening his hold, the bear fell backward from the tree and landed on the nape of his neck. Cited from Hunting with the Bow and Arrow, by Saxton Pope
  • The two then worked backward from the bridge, changing the song's scenario several times until they finally settled on having the song focus on a female central character.
  • In the management of men one of the most important things to bear in mind is their proneness to work forward from the weak, and backward from the strong. Cited from The Conqueror, by Gertrude Franklin Atherton
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