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And indeed, when part way thru, this zeal came near balking me altogether.
AW-AW-TAM INDIAN NIGHTSJ. WILLIAM LLOYD
But he was used to obeying orders after a little balking, and in time his slow brain started him on the hunt for Davidge.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
There is a lady andwell,he was forever balking me and I hated him.
IN SEARCH OF MADEMOISELLEGEORGE GIBBS
The canoe squirmed like a hunter balking a hedge, and Jean's blade splintered off to the handle.
HERALDS OF EMPIREAGNES C. LAUT
And no one has escaped the temporary balking of his thought by failure to find a suitable word to convey190 the intended meaning.
THE MIND AND ITS EDUCATIONGEORGE HERBERT BETTS
Out in the woods the mist hung in the tree-tops as if vapor were the world's slow-moving time, balking among the dripping leaves.
A YANKEE FROM THE WESTOPIE READ
I made known to the steward the assistant physician's behavior in balking my desire to telephone my conservator.
A MIND THAT FOUND ITSELFCLIFFORD WHITTINGHAM BEERS
And again came that odd look in her face as though she were studying, kind of balking, don't you know.
THE HAUNTED PAJAMASFRANCIS PERRY ELLIOTT
I thought I could tire him out by always balking him—till that night I didn't meet him, and he killed those four men.
THE LA CHANCE MINE MYSTERYSUSAN CARLETON JONES
There was a satisfaction in finding the key to a balking problem and see it cease to be a problem.
TED AND THE TELEPHONESARA WARE BASSETT

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