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  • He caught at the sides as he fell, but without retarding his fall. Cited from J.S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 5, by J.S. Le Fanu
  • When it came to the point she could neither do nor say any thing to retard his cure. Cited from A Terrible Temptation, by Charles Reade
  • He even tried to retard his march, if he felt that Tom was getting tired. Cited from Dick Sand, by Jules Verne
  • But least of all among the causes which retarded his advance can be placed the armed forces of England. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • For your share in retarding his capture your life, sir, shall pay forfeit. Cited from The Tavern Knight, Rafael Sabatini
  • She would never retard his advance, or be felt as a millstone round his neck. Cited from The Three Clerks, by Anthony Trollope
  • Again danger, in another form, retarded his arrival among his clan. Cited from Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745, Vol. II, by Mrs. Thomson
  • His strength was slow in returning; and his desire to continue his journey seemed to retard his recovery. Cited from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs (AKA Linda Brent)
  • His back, also, had sustained a severe injury, which had retarded his growth. Cited from The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals, by Hornaday
  • The hall buried itself in his flank, and so retarded his speed, that the next moment the boy found himself beside him. Cited from The Huge Hunter, by Edward S. Ellis
  • However, his next decision, to devote his life to philosophy, again retarded his poetic development. Cited from Vergil, by Tenney Frank
  • It was heavy and cumbrous, and would only retard his progress through the woods. Cited from Army Boys on the Firing Line, by Homer Randall
  • It was in vain to pursue him, without dogs to retard his flight. Cited from David Crockett, by John S. C. Abbott
  • It was so painfully clear to him that it retarded his search. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • He jumped furiously, and broke down young trees in his flight, but it only served to retard his progress. Cited from Folk-Lore and Legends: North American Indian, by Anonymous
  • His return, no doubt, retarded his artistic development. Cited from Beethoven, by George Alexander Fischer
  • Flight, if it were even successful for the moment, did but a little retard his inevitable doom. Cited from Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886, by Ministry of Education
  • He was much against this at first, as it would retard his voyage, now we were going so smoothly before the wind. Cited from Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.), Robert Paltock
  • Nothing could have more retarded his own recovery. Cited from Thomas Henry Huxley Vol. 2, by Leonard Huxley
  • He would have sent for a constable at once, had he not feared that by doing so he would retard his journey. Cited from The Claverings, by Anthony Trollope
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