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I know he was disappointed when the colonel was so quick in backing down.

Again and again it reared, backing down towards the edge of the cliff.

Whom it won't be my interest, at the same time, to worry into backing down.

They let it be known that there would be no backing down on these five points.

She'll try to wheedle you into backing down from this position.

There was no backing down now; she was going to have it out with him.

I asked, as he shut off after backing down to the round-house.

"I want my wife," exclaimed the Jew, backing down the stairs.

Thinking that he was backing down, they had all begun grinning at him.

At that moment he discovered the engine, with the forward part of the train, backing down the railroad.

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