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And one of the robbers saw that there was a gold ring still left on her finger, and as it was difficult to draw off, he took a hatchet and cut off her finger; but the finger sprang into the air and fell behind the great cask into my lap.
Nay, strange brother," Negore answered, "I know not the way my people are gone, for I was sick, and they fled so fast my legs gave out from under me, and I fell behind.
Crewe's mood darkened further when they fell behind to another poacher's strike from Thomas.
The Irish were on the back foot from the start and fell behind when Marek Jankulovski played a one-two with Jan Polak, raced into the box and fired a shot low past Shay Given.
After dictating the pace of the first five minutes of the match, the Cubs (23-6-4) fell behind in the 19th minute when the Eagles' Andrew Park headed in a goal past Loyola goalkeeper Marc Gardner.
Although we fell behind to an early goal we picked up and did what was needed to win the points.
Ford, the fourth-largest Brazilian manufacturer--all together, Fiat, Volkswagen, GM and Ford manufacture 80% of the domestically made vehicles--also fell behind.
If we fell behind in one area or another--whether it was math and science skills, broadband capacity, or wireless infrastructure--we took the view that: "Oh well, we'll fix that problem when we get to it.