Sentence Examples with the word draw back

His adjutant Kaysarov was about to draw back the curtain of the window facing Kutuzov, but the latter moved his hand angrily and Kaysarov understood that his Serene Highness did not wish his face to be seen.

If his bellows had only a single opening, that through which they delivered the blast upon the fire, then in inflating them he would draw back into them the hot air and ashes from the fire.

I i f., until coerced by Jerusalem sentiment to draw back for expediency's sake.

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The very moment when we begin to think, says Descartes, when we cease to be merely receptive, when we draw back and fix our attention on any point whatever of our belief, - that moment doubt begins.

At times he seemed on the verge of revealing it to Adrienne, only to draw back into himself and avoid her for days.