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They talked of many things till the sun threw long shadows, and then they turned to retrace their footsteps.

The schooner was kept away to retrace her steps to the eastward.

The Three MidshipmenW.H.G. Kingston

Here he encountered such difficulties among the shoals that he determined to retrace his course to the eastward.

They had not begun well to retrace their steps before the figure of a person was seen approaching them.

The Lily and the TotemWilliam Gilmore Simms

You can not retrace your steps, nor recede in the development of your being; neither can you stand still.

For the first time he realized the possible consequences of his visit, single-handed, but it was too late to retrace his steps.

He raised his head, strengthened by his decisions, and turned to retrace his steps; but where could he go?

Odette's MarriageAlbert Delpit

They turned to retrace their steps, Phil gloomily surveying the big, partially-lighted house across the way.

Castle CraneycrowGeorge Barr McCutcheon

I felt somewhat ashamed of my trespass, and turned round quickly to retrace my steps.

A Strange Story, CompleteEdward Bulwer-Lytton

Or would it be better to retrace their steps, and attempt to reach the stream which they had left in the morning?

The Boy HuntersCaptain Mayne Reid

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