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  • We burden ourselves each hour with too many questions which retard our progress. Cited from Dawn, Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  • 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
  • On the other hand, there are conditions which retard the natural arrest. Cited from Manual of Surgery, by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
  • At this time of the day, most city offices were closed, which retarded the notification of the population.
  • But anticipated order can only be a lethargy which retards the coming of positive order. Cited from Letters of a Soldier, 1914-1915, by Anonymous
  • Moderate northeast wind shear displaced its mid-level center as far as from the surface center, which retarded development.
  • A slow fever came on, which retarded the cure, and even threatened more serious consequences. Cited from The King's Own, by Captain Frederick Marryat
  • The expedition of Edward to Flanders lost its best chance of success through the events which retarded its despatch. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • By far the greater proportion of the drinking which retards our progress is of a festive character. Cited from Ireland In The New Century, by Horace Plunkett
  • After this a regular course of high winds commenced, which retarded us very much, and gave us much uneasiness as well as annoyance. Cited from Hudson Bay, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • To avoid observation, he made a circuitous route through woods and over hills, which retarded him so much, that he did not appear at the appointed hour.
  • Growth and reproduction would have been impossible in systems which retarded change at every step and never proceeded in any direction but in that of dissipation. Cited from Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays, by J. (John) Joly
  • I have described in one chapter the obstacles which retarded the growth of love, and in another I have shown how sentiments change and grow. Cited from Primitive Love and Love-Stories, by Henry Theophilus Finck
  • The Prince was indignant at these violent measures, which retarded rather than advanced the desired consummation. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1578a by Motley
  • Everything which furthered it she approved, everything which retarded it she denounced. Cited from France and the Republic, by William Henry Hurlbert
  • Their tendency to cling to old ideas, which retards them in everything else, keeps them behindhand in this matter too. Cited from English Notebooks, Complete, Nath. Hawthorne
  • He took in much sea over the bows, which retarded progress, and 9 leagues were made in that day and night. Cited from The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503, by Various
  • Economy, which retards the marriage, is here evidently in collision with some opposite principle which precipitates it. Cited from Biographical Essays, by Thomas de Quincey
  • Then follow some thoughts on the solidarity of humanity, which retards individual progress by weighting each with the burdens of all others. Cited from Life of Father Hecker, by Walter Elliott
  • The delays which retarded the settlement of the Reciprocity Treaty were due to causes of another kind. Cited from Letters and Journals of James, Eighth Earl of Elgin