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He seemed to intimate that he understood all that was passing in her mind, and was not balked by sprightly appearances.
This was effected, and Louis Philippe was balked of his desire to interfere in Portugal to promote a reactionary policy.
She had come suddenly upon the stone wall which had balked all her efforts.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
And so Marishka, once more balked in her enterprise, went back to the Harim.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
Cursing furiously, Wade drove him at it again, and again the gelding balked.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
Was it not my solicitude for your health which balked my own plans?
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
They had been pursued—what had balked him in the continuance of their flight into Germany?
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
Well, the black tax-gatherer is balked by a day, and the wanderer is back at Ercildoune again.
SWORD AND GOWNGEORGE A. LAWRENCE
It is a diagnostic symptom, a symptom of what Graham Wallas calls "balked disposition."
Soon after I turned my steps toward home, for I was balked for the present, whatever else might be the case.

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