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  • We burden ourselves each hour with too many questions which retard our progress. Cited from Dawn, Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  • The river here is about half a mile broad, and makes several turns which somewhat retarded our progress. Cited from A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar, by G.B. English
  • This retarded our journey very much, for in so hard travel every pound weighed six before night. Cited from Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.), Robert Paltock
  • However, although it retarded our progress, yet the fair weather it brought was no small refreshment to us. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. XVII, by Robert Kerr
  • Their being in company retarded our progress, but in the sequel proved no disadvantage. Cited from Voyage from Okkak. . .to Ungava Bay, by Kohlmeisergava and Kmoch
  • Harry's injured knee caused him to limp and thus further retarded our progress. Cited from Under the Andes, by Rex Stout
  • The collision had retarded our progress and now a hundred swift scouts were close upon us. Cited from Gods of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • This, however, so retarded our departure, that night had fallen by the time we reached Blois. Cited from The Suitors of Yvonne, by Rafael Sabatini
  • Without knowing why, I did the same, and we ran down the hill, arm in arm, the long grass under our feet retarded our progress. Cited from Child of a Century, Alfred de Musset, v2
  • This circumstance greatly retarded our taking up ice. Cited from Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1, James Cook
  • But there was a rich source to draw from, and the unexpected stampede only retarded our work for a short time. Cited from Popular Science Monthly, Oct, Nov, Dec, 1915 V.86
  • We had dry provisions and water on board for about ten weeks, so that with fine weather we could have retarded our departure for ten or twelve days without much risk. Cited from Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia, V2,by King
  • We advance, rather than retard our existence; and following what seems the natural succession of time, proceed from past to present, and from present to future. Cited from A Treatise of Human Nature V1&2, by David Hume
  • Her only Design is to amuse us & thereby to retard our operations, till she can land her utmost Force in America. Cited from The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4
  • And that reminded me that we had no less than four boats towing behind us, and that they retarded our speed to a quite perceptible extent. Cited from A Middy in Command, by Harry Collingwood
  • Slavery would seem to retard our advancement in both respects. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. I, May, 1862, Number V, by Various
  • It will divide our energies and retard our work, and the greatest fight will be to get our own people to recognize what is wanted and how to get it. Cited from The Underworld, by James C. Welsh
  • The causes which have retarded our improvement could not be explained without naming the individuals who have been the willing instruments to enforce them. Cited from Indian Nullification, by William Apes
  • But we are surrounded by limitations which baffle and retard our growth. Cited from The Poetry Of Robert Browning, by Stopford A. Brooke
  • I learned at Barbula, that this excursion would retard our arrival at the Orinoco thirty-five days. Cited from Equinoctial Regions of America V2,von Humboldt
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