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1  Instead of looking forward to reward his Indians, his eyes are turned backward.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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2  Suddenly the multitude rolled backward, and approached the spot where he himself stood.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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3  Hold them there, Sagamore," said Hawkeye, looking coolly backward over this left shoulder, while he still plied his paddle; "keep them just there.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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4  At this point, where their footsteps might be expected to be no longer visible, they retraced their route to the brook, walking backward, with the utmost care.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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5  The Huron in the bows of the leading canoe had risen with a similar object, and he now fell backward, suffering his gun to escape from his hands into the water.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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6  The Mohican now found an opportunity to make a powerful thrust with his knife; Magua suddenly relinquished his grasp, and fell backward without motion, and seemingly without life.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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7  First it runs smoothly, as if meaning to go down the descent as things were ordered; then it angles about and faces the shores; nor are there places wanting where it looks backward, as if unwilling to leave the wilderness, to mingle with the salt.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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8  Though obliged to come nearly in contact with the monster, the Huron, who had at first so warily determined the character of his strange visitor, was now content with proceeding without wasting a moment in further examination; but Heyward was unable to prevent his eyes from looking backward, in salutary watchfulness against attacks in the rear.
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9  At that instant of extreme danger, a dark hand and glancing knife appeared before him; the Indian released his hold, as the blood flowed freely from around the severed tendons of the wrist; and while Duncan was drawn backward by the saving hand of Uncas, his charmed eyes still were riveted on the fierce and disappointed countenance of his foe, who fell sullenly and disappointed down the irrecoverable precipice.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
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