1 I looked at her again by and by, and saw her shrink into her corner, and put her gloved hand to her forehead.
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2 Its only sign of animation was to shrink from mine; and then she glided from the chair, and creeping to the other side of her uncle, bowed herself, silently and trembling still, upon his breast.
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3 I saw him set it down, look at the picture she was so like, put his hand to his forehead, and shrink back in his elbow-chair.
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4 Dolly did not shrink away, but her face did not lose its frigid expression.
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5 He turned his head and gave her one look, a look that made her drop his arm and shrink back.
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6 He leaned over her with a sudden savagery which made her shrink back against the fence.
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7 But the effect produced was that of making Mrs. Peniston shrink back apprehensively.
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8 It appeared as if the delicate and sensitive form of Alice would shrink into itself, as she listened to this proposal.
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9 The sudden legend startled his blood: he seemed to feel the absent students of the college about him and to shrink from their company.
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10 There may be a solemn duty; and if it come we must not shrink from it.
11 It may be ordained that we have many nights and days to follow, if full of peril; but we must go on, and from no danger shall we shrink.
12 Were death, or the fear of death, the only thing that stood in the way I would not shrink to die here, now, amidst the friends who love me.
13 And I saw him shrink away among the people.
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14 I see," said Wamba, after a short pause, "that the fool must be still the fool, and put his neck in the venture which wise men shrink from.
15 "You must not shrink from me, dear Clym," said Thomasin earnestly, in that sweet voice of hers which came to a sufferer like fresh air into a Black Hole.
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