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There are some folk in this country, you know, who manifest a very retiring disposition at times.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
And, incidentally, to encourage retiring and diffident lady interviewers.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Bruce probably kept him under observation, retiring before him beyond the Forth, and not attempting to bar his progress to Perth.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Now, there cant be anything much more retiring than the turtleor me.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
In his fits of resentful sullenness, he hinted an intention of retiring from the Court.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The sovereigns embraced each other, and retiring under a canopy, had a long conversation, to which no one was a witness.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The whole of the day from getting out of bed to retiring to rest was definitely allotted.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
When, later on, he was momentarily required on some business of the morrow, he bowed reverently before retiring.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The chiefs, in retiring from the conference, took with them Captain Trevor as a hostage.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
I encountered no Indians, although axes and knives 347 on the ground showed where they had been stationed before retiring.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER

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