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The people yelped as they thought they saw Taku fall back before him.
He'd be 'thankful' to hear that his worst enemy had an uncle to fall back upon.
Because there was nothing else to do, Grant unscrewed his helmet and let it fall back on its hinge.
They're going to fall back, and let the artillery start in again!
But why, since they were about to fall back, had they advanced to the line of the Aisne?
After a stiff fight the Russians were compelled to fall back.
He turned; and that which he saw caused him to fall back upon his fellows.
You see, she has no lover yet to fall back upon, as it were.
So orders were issued by him, on the battlefield, to fall back to the original line.
General Edward Johnson's had to fall back from the Alleghenies!