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  • “Killing you will only eliminate the back-flowing Ram or Rams,” said the expendable.

    Pathfinder

  • Or else, would that the stormwind might snatch me up, and bear me hence down the dusky ways, and cast me forth where the back-flowing Oceanus mingles with the sea.

    Book XX

  • Who shall venture to follow her to her prison-cell, and to trace the tide of back-flowing thought which rolled like a receding wave from the present to the past?

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

  • Or else, would that the stormwind might snatch me up, and bear me hence down the dusky ways, and cast me forth where the back-flowing

    The Odyssey

  • Then, rowing across a belt of back-flowing water, we found ourselves on a smooth mirror reach between granite walls of the very wildest and most exciting description, surpassing in some ways those of the far-famed Yosemite Valley.

    Travels in Alaska

  • Who shall venture to follow her to her prison-cell, and to trace the tide of back-flowing thought which rolled like a receding wave from the present to the past?

    The Life of Marie de Medicis — Volume 2

  • It is impossible to describe the ease and grace of his motions, or the wild charm imparted to his countenance by the long, dark, shining, back-flowing locks, that softened their haughty outline.

    Helen and Arthur or, Miss Thusa's Spinning Wheel

  • District officials said the dozen odd drains opening into the river would start back-flowing and this could pose a serious health hazard.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • It started with a DDA-maintained drain getting blocked and sewage back-flowing into the low lying area.

    The Times of India

  • It did so until sometime that evening, Town Engineer Mark O'Dell said, when the rising Little Cal began back-flowing into the plant itself.

    Chesterton Tribune

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