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  • She thought as she worked, for her muscles did not retard her mind. Cited from The Portion of Labor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Again, her fear of pregnancy may still further retard her coming into a proper condition. Cited from Sane Sex Life and Sane Sex Living, by H.W. Long
  • Our French milliner there has helped in retarding her quite against her will. Cited from The Amazing Marriage by George Meredith, v1
  • "You have not strength for the effort, and will only retard her." Cited from The Lancashire Witches, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • For twenty days a contrary wind and long calms had retarded her course. Cited from Dick Sand, by Jules Verne
  • Even a blow on the head that nearly blinded her did not in the least retard her. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • Now her long skirts retarded her, and she laughed as she came quickly to the ground on the opposite side. Cited from The Voice of the People, by Ellen Glasgow
  • But she agreed in the end that it would be as well to know if anything could be done and what would aid instead of retard her recovery. Cited from The Hidden Places, by Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • Mademoiselle was determined to go early the next morning; nothing should prevent or retard her departure; her resolution was taken. Cited from The Evil Guest, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Although at the speed the mare was now running it is quite doubtful if the girl could have retarded her mount in any degree. Cited from Betty Gordon at Mountain Camp, by Alice B. Emerson
  • It was not the difficulty of drawing from the cast before her, but the difficulty of drawing at all, which was retarding her progress. Cited from Hide and Seek, by Wilkie Collins
  • She was ten minutes putting them on: Julia tried to expedite her and retarded her. Cited from Hard Cash, Charles Reade
  • It relieved me of the necessity of making a pretext for retarding her flight while I should attempt the rescue of her father. Cited from An Enemy To The King, by Robert Neilson Stephens
  • Nothing could arrest or retard her progress, and she fearlessly set out for the new New World that claimed her zeal. Cited from Life of Venerable Sister Margaret Bourgeois, Anon
  • It would worry her, and that would retard her recovery. Cited from Grace Harlowe's Problem, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • The accompanying shock was severe, but not heavy enough seriously to retard her recovery, which went on slowly. Cited from The Allen House, by T. S. Arthur
  • He stood holding the trapdoor, eager to close it again as soon as she should step clear of it, and surprise was retarding her ascent. Cited from Malcolm, by George MacDonald
  • She is subject to a large number of restrictions in her ordinary life with a view of avoiding everything that might prejudice or retard her delivery. Cited from Tribes & Castes of the Central Provinces of India, V4, by R.V. Russell
  • So inevitable appeared her destruction, that the officers and crew had abandoned her, after letting go an anchor, to retard her expected crash against the rocks. Cited from Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy: between 1793 and 1849, Gilly
  • No man did more to revive the Moravian Church, and no man did more, by his very ideals, to retard her later expansion. Cited from History of the Moravian Church, by J. E. Hutton
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