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Landless, recoiling, struck with his shoulder the torch, which fell to the floor.
PRISONERS OF HOPEMARY JOHNSTON
"No, thank you," said Erica, recoiling a little from the very odoriferous contents of the pipkin.
WE TWOEDNA LYALL
Bessie had asked, recoiling from the formality of 'Mrs. Ryley,' and aware that 'Miss Ethel' was no longer possible.
LEONORAARNOLD BENNETT
Beware, bloody nations of Britons and savage Indians, of the recoiling vengeance of a brave people.
The resounding of the floor under his recoiling feet, turned all eyes upon him.
Standing about, recoiling from the withering heat, could be seen a dozen stalwart forms.
BY RIGHT OF CONQUESTARTHUR HORNBLOW
As the former neared the shore, the recoiling water baffled him.
The whole ship bucked like a recoiling gun, throwing everybody into a heap, and heeled over to starboard.
FOUR-DAY PLANETHENRY BEAM PIPER
Twelve miles down the river, and cut to pieces besides, replied Bumble, recoiling at the very notion.
He was recoiling again, with his muscles quivering from the violence of his efforts, when Miss Jerrold caught his arm.
WITNESS TO THE DEEDGEORGE MANVILLE FENN

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