Now, walk backwards
walk gently--don't be frightened: oo sha'n't trip
For a while the seething lines of savages swung backwards
and forwards, in the fierce ebb and flow of battle, and the issue was doubtful.
Trent walked backwards
and forwards with knitted brows, glancing every now and then at the unconscious man.
Up he clambered a few feet, drew up the loose end after him, unslung his belt, held on with knee and with elbow while he spliced the long, tough leathern belt to the end of the cord: then lowering himself as far as he could go, he swung backwards
and forwards until his hand reached the crack, when he left the rope and clung to the face of the cliff.
14) Hermes makes the cattle walk backwards
way, so that they seem to be going towards the meadow instead of leaving it (cp.
On such occasions (and they were of very frequent occurrence), Mrs Nickleby deemed it of particular importance that she should have her wits about her; for, from certain signs and tokens which had attracted her attention, she shrewdly suspected that Mr Frank, interested as his uncles were in Madeline, came quite as much to see Kate as to inquire after her; the more especially as the brothers were in constant communication with the medical man, came backwards
and forwards very frequently themselves, and received a full report from Nicholas every morning.
When the Carrancha is quietly seated on the branch of a tree or on the ground, the Chimango often continues for a long time flying backwards
and forwards, up and down, in a semicircle, trying each time at the bottom of the curve to strike its larger relative.
He moved his head backwards
and forwards and flew away.
That's the effect of living backwards
,' the Queen said kindly:
He then took leave of his brother sportsman, and expressing great joy that the frost was broken (which might perhaps be no small motive to his hastening home), set forwards, or rather backwards
, for Somersetshire; but not before he had first despatched part of his retinue in quest of his daughter, after whom he likewise sent a volley of the most bitter execrations which he could invent.
Then did I fly backwards
, homewards--and always faster.
Moments of doubt were continually coming upon her, when she was uncertain whether the train were going forwards or backwards
, or were standing still altogether; whether it were Annushka at her side or a stranger.