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I could not stop to retrieve the question papers with a pair of tongs—as I might, had I not been hurried.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
From that moment he did everything that mortal man could do to retrieve his fatal mistake.
This young king continued the war, but was unable to retrieve the ill-fortunes of his people.
As Parr moved to retrieve these, his companions called out to halt him.
THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
Lady Evenswood, with a quick perception, tried to retrieve the observation.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
Hoping to retrieve the error of her eagerness, she seated herself at the table, and affected to finish her breakfast.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
He had blamed himself for not having tried to retrieve himself and make their losses good.
To return to earth and make a new beginning, to retrieve the errors and failures of a completed life, is not given to men.
I did nothing but devise schemes after this event to retrieve our wretched circumstances when I became old enough.
If Howe would but remain inactive, the laggard country would in time retrieve itself.

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