turn our backs

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  • But once we turned our backs for a running start they were at us again. Cited from Out Around Rigel, by Robert H. Wilson
  • We do not know what sin is till we turn our backs on it. Cited from The Threshold Grace, by Percy C. Ainsworth
  • This is God's war, and we must not turn our backs upon it. Cited from This Country Of Ours, by H. E. Marshall
  • Turn our backs on them, and leave them to their fate? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 11, No. 63, January, 1863, by Various
  • When they yield profit, however, we need turn our backs on no nation. Cited from A Residence in France, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • When a man marries below him, do we turn our backs on the poor wife? Cited from Godolphin, by E. B. Lytton, Vol. 3
  • "But there's none of us would turn our backs on the long green?" Cited from Harrigan, by Max Brand
  • It seems cruel to turn our backs on these, our only friends. Cited from The Citizen-Soldier, by John Beatty
  • Not if I have to stand the minister against the wall, and turn our backs to every one. Cited from Laddie, by Gene Stratton Porter
  • And, we - though fortunate be our lot - know that we can never turn our backs to them. Cited from U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses, by Various
  • We turn our backs on her only to find her awaiting us at the next turn in the road. Cited from The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28, ed. by Charles William Daniel
  • In returning south, on the contrary, we turn our backs to them. Cited from In Search of the Castaways, by Jules Verne
  • We turned our backs upon the city, with a hearty wish that we might never see it again. Cited from American Scenes, and Christian Slavery, by Ebenezer Davies
  • It was a great comfort to turn our backs to the south. Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
  • Now we were turning our backs on them, and shooting out into the prairie again. Cited from Wau-bun, by Mrs. John H. Kinzie [AKA: Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie]
  • We do not care to turn our backs. Cited from Red Fleece, by Will Levington Comfort
  • Five days after we had taken the town, we turned our backs on it and marched slowly back to rail-head. Cited from War in the Garden of Eden, by Kermit Roosevelt
  • The vision faded as we turned our backs upon the sea and the crowd and entered upon our return journey. Cited from The Argosy, Vol. 51, No. 5, May, 1891, ed. by Charles W. Woods
  • As we turned our backs on them they started off toward the neat white dwelling on the hill. Cited from The Ivory Trail, by Talbot Mundy
  • Shall we on this account turn our backs upon them and refuse them an impartial hearing? Cited from An Introduction to Philosophy, by George Stuart Fullerton
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