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But when, throwing one arm round her waist, he sought to kiss her lips, not like a lover indeed, not because he wanted to do so, but as a desperate man who puts his fortunes to the touch, she drew away from him, with a knot in her forehead, backed and shied about fiercely with her head, and pushed him from her with her hand.
I can't describe it otherwise than by saying that he shied.
This is more like Mahbub,' thought Kim, as the beast shied at the little head above the culvert.