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  • In another movement they move forward and backward in a half-sitting position.
  • That means we're going backward in time about four years a minute. Cited from The Runaway Skyscraper, by Murray Leinster
  • Humanity can no more go backward in its development than the individual man. Cited from Kingdom of God is within you, by Leo Tolstoy
  • They are very backward in respect of education and set no store by it. Cited from Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India, by R. V. Russell
  • He had found her very backward in asking for things that she needed. Cited from The House Behind The Cedars, Charles W. Chesnutt
  • Half fallen backward in the struggle he made a wild pass in the air. Cited from Joyce's Investments, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • I hope you will not find her very backward in her lessons. Cited from Pixie O'Shaughnessy, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • Yet it is beyond contest that there is no step backward in life. Cited from Beauchamps Career by George Meredith, v5
  • He was a good-looking young man and not at all backward in his manners. Cited from The Magic Egg and Other Stories, by Stockton
  • This was not a bad idea; nor were we at all backward in acting upon it. Cited from Omoo, by Herman Melville
  • "No one has told you that you've gone backward in looks, has he?" Cited from The Lever, by William Dana Orcutt
  • Its aid has been invoked to help the child who is backward in his school studies. Cited from Health Work in the Public Schools, by Leonard P. Ayres and May Ayres
  • The progress, however, of the arts was still very slow and backward in England. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part B, by David Hume
  • Great Britain was still more backward in the new movement. Cited from Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War, Frederick Talbot
  • Those who have developed fastest are often, for that very reason, kept backward in school learning. Cited from The Nervous Child, by Hector Charles Cameron
  • Now stop, and then let us move backward in time, still gazing at the moving pictures. Cited from Clairvoyance and Occult Powers, by Swami Panchadasi
  • Your father is very backward in satisfying all your wishes by his death. Cited from The Blunderer, by Moliere
  • She has her own population, a large portion of which consists of the working men, who have never been backward in fighting. Cited from Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris, by Henry Labouchere
  • Public opinion was not backward in showing how completely it was acting under the influence of the shadow. Cited from The Monikins, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • She can send individuals forward or backward in time.
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