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Burnside's repulse at Fredericksburg was followed by a discouraging retreat.
THE NATION IN A NUTSHELLGEORGE MAKEPEACE TOWLE
Nor was it with a light heart that I bore her repulse as I slowly climbed the hill to the house.
A square cannot expect to repulse cavalry by an irregular fire at will, but only by well-directed volleys.
Tidings of the repulse were brought to Pitt; he sent reinforcements and ordered the commander to persevere.
She won't dismiss you; she will repulse you, of course, but she won't let you go.
THE TRACER OF LOST PERSONSROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Barbara Stafford had no power to repulse this frantic homage.
SILENT STRUGGLESANN S. STEPHENS
He never would compete with any one; and Lu did not know how to repulse the other.
The King of England, dissatisfied at this repulse, inclined once more to the side of Spain.
THE THIRTY YEARS' WARSAMUEL RAWSON GARDINER
What we afterwards alluded to as an attack was really an attempt at repulse.
HEART OF DARKNESSJOSEPH CONRAD
Now, how could Cora repulse the advances of so very good humored a woman?
FOR WOMAN'S LOVEMRS. E. D. E. N. SOUTHWORTH

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