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She smiled at him, questioning him, and he smiled his answer back, yet neither broke the silence with words.

The Grizzly KingJames Oliver Curwood

The outer world provokes simple creatures to answer back; simple creatures act experimentally on their surroundings.

You must find a runner who shall take this letter to the ruler of the Underworld, and bring me the answer back in an hour.'

The ambassadors replied with a "Ngema" (very well), and promised to carry my answer back to their mistress.

How I Found LivingstoneHenry M. Stanley

You are no gentleman to call a child a brat, and if you answer back I'll discharge you at once.

Looking BackMerrick Abner Richardson

So I made it another rule that when they differed they were never to answer back; but come to me to settle the trouble.

Woman in PrisonCaroline H. Woods

All I had to do was to enclose an addressed envelope, not a stamped one, in my letter, to convey the answer back again.

There is no DeathFlorence Marryatt

For the first time she did not answer back; she was silent, thinking amused and pleasant thoughts.

The Pastor's WifeElizabeth von Arnim

He could never hope again to touch that hair, or answer back the smile on that beloved and happy face.

To "answer back" a coach is a capital offence, which ought to lead to immediate removal from the crew.

RowingRudolf Chambers Lehmann

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