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Will not this coming Yankee Congress force all the world either to cower before them, or check them by upholding us?
And he would cower in the background blushing his absurd little blushes at his second-hand temerity.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Wave after wave of them come across in their field gray-blue uniforms and they never cower.
PRIVATE PEATHAROLD R. PEAT
If, with growing clarity of vision, catastrophe ensued, then was time enough to shrink and cower.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But even then Ruth could not speak; it had come in too tender a moment, had found her too exposed; she could only cower back.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
I have seen the stoutest captains of Ashur cower beneath that deadly hail!
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
So the lower part of his moral being began to cower; he glanced furtively at the company.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
The mild face seemed to cower behind the truculent moustache; the eyes, bright and bloodshot, winced when one met them.
WITCHING HILLE. W. HORNUNG
Nowise inbred in me is it to fight a runaway battle, neither to cower in fear.
THE HEROIC AGEH. MUNRO CHADWICK
Now he seemed to cower in exaggerated fright before the Prosecutor's pointed finger.
PORT O' GOLDLOUIS JOHN STELLMAN

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