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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.
Bruce probably kept him under observation, retiring before him beyond the Forth, and not attempting to bar his progress to Perth.
Now, there cant be anything much more retiring than the turtleor me.
In his fits of resentful sullenness, he hinted an intention of retiring from the Court.
The sovereigns embraced each other, and retiring under a canopy, had a long conversation, to which no one was a witness.
The whole of the day from getting out of bed to retiring to rest was definitely allotted.
When, later on, he was momentarily required on some business of the morrow, he bowed reverently before retiring.
The chiefs, in retiring from the conference, took with them Captain Trevor as a hostage.
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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