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The consternation which ensued on the death of the Rowski, speedily sent all his camp-followers, army, &c. to the right-about.
BURLESQUESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
She was in the act of giving me a smile and a nod when Mrs. Davis tugged her to the right-about.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Steady, now; if they venture to attack us, we shall soon send them to the right-about.
ROGER WILLOUGHBYWILLIAM H. G. KINGSTON
The remembrance of her delicious personality sent incredulity to the right-about.
THE GAY ADVENTURERICHARD BIRD
We would soon make the survivors turn to the right-about; for I am pretty sure we should kill a couple at least.
THE YOUNG LLANEROW.H.G. KINGSTON
“Never mind, if they come nearer than we like, we must send them to the right-about,” observed Mr Tidey calmly.
WITH AXE AND RIFLEW.H.G. KINGSTON
Private Thomas Atkins was marched to a wall, ordered to right-about turn, and then (under the command of the Quartermaster) shot.
So I call upon Boffin, before I say another word, to fetch him in and send him packing to the right-about.'
OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
Them Rothenburg tumbles to the right-about, and chases;—finds, on advancing, the Austrian Army totally unaware.
To drive them away is impossible; for each one sent to the right-about, ten would return to the attack.
INSECT ADVENTURESJ. HENRI FABRE

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