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  • The native was thrown backwards with great force, and his head came in contact with a stone. Cited from Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore, by Robert H. Elliot
  • The chair upon which he had been sitting and which had gone over backwards with him, lay broken beneath him. Cited from The Upas Tree, by Florence L. Barclay
  • Then up flew his heels, and he fell backwards with all his weight. Cited from Moonfleet, by J. Meade Falkner
  • At the same instant he stood up, and his chair fell backwards with a crash upon the floor. Cited from The Human Chord, by Algernon Blackwood
  • He looks as if you could tip him backwards with one harsh word.
  • Additionally, effective classroom leaders plan backwards with every mission they set forth on.
  • Both teams may then try to compete for the ball by trying to hook the ball backwards with their feet.
  • He took a great stone on his back to go across the water; the stream drove him backwards with the stone on his back. Cited from The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cualnge), by Unknown
  • They passed it in silence, climbing as quickly as the nature of the ground would allow them, and looking backwards with fear. Cited from The Boy Hunters, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • She must learn it, learn it, learn it, so she can rattle it off backwards with her eyes shut. Cited from Prudence Says So, by Ethel Hueston
  • She saw Fletcher, with his feet against the board, dragging backwards with all his strength. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • An instant later she sprang backwards with a wild cry of terror. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Were this to be the case, the shooter would also be thrown backwards with equal force.
  • The sounds first enveloped him, then drove him backwards with a sense of immense applied resistance. Cited from The Human Chord, by Algernon Blackwood
  • His thoughts carried him backwards with a rush. Cited from A Lost Leader, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The school is also backwards with the front of the school facing the schoolyard.
  • Poor papa with his hagadah book, reading backwards with his finger to me. Cited from Ulysses, by James Joyce
  • Soon the wine made him so sleepy that he sank backwards with his great face upturned and fell fast asleep. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • The causes it had agitated for had been successful, and the church looked backwards with pride, but saw little to look forward to.
  • Sir John let go her wrist and started backwards with a curious, muffled sound in his throat. Cited from The Brown Mask, by Percy J. Brebner
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