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There was a moment's pause, when the Typees, with wild shrieks, flung themselves into the covert, spear in hand; nor was Toby behindhand.
They seemed, however, very well pleased, and all joined in the chorus of the seamen's songs: but the manner in which they were invariably a little behindhand was quite ludicrous.
Nor was Podder behindhand in earning laurels wherewith to garnish himself and Muggleton.
Yap, feeling the withering influence of this scorn, tucked his tail in and shrank close to Tom's leg, who felt a little hurt for him, but had not the superhuman courage to seem behindhand with Bob in contempt for a dog who made so poor a figure.
But since he is so much behindhand, I will give him a remembrancer myself
The under-house-maids declared they were all behindhand and had not a minute to spare -- they suggested, not too civilly, that old Mazey had nothing on earth to do, and that he knew the house as well, or better, than he knew his A B C.
The ocean, not to be behindhand with the earth, yielded up her mighty whales, that Mr.
It is this challenge that most African children face on daily basis in schools where they spend many years struggling with language acquisition while the acquisition of subject-related knowledge remains behindhand.
Or to be the effect of a behindhand technical level of agriculture, which delayed the historical evolution of common property Romanian Village?
Each stage of the project involves dealing with numerous entities in the public sector where governance is behindhand.
Nothing, in my opinion," Churchill wrote, "would more surely dishearten Germany, than the certain proof that as the result of all her present and prospective efforts she will only be more hopelessly behindhand.