from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In anatomy, backward; posteriorly; retrorsely; caudad: opposite of prorsad.
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Let it not be imputed to me as a crime, that I continue perfuaded, that only the whole Nation can retrad; what the whole Nation has willed, and pronounce the revocation or confirmation of its firfl injunAion.
I am aware that the practice of fo many great men is a ftrong objedion to my argument; but as I conceive, with due fubmiflion to luch authority, that there is de - mcvfiration on my fide, I cannot eafily retrad what I have advanced ..
For next to avoiding error, it is the greateft proof of wifdom to retrad from it when unavoidably incurred.
Anderson that i hope he have retrad an has seeked the lord an found him precious to his own soul for he must do it in this world for he cannot do it in the world to come, i often think about the morning that i left your house it was such a sad feeling but still i have a hope in crist do you think it is safe in boston my love to all i remain your brother,
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* The Writer of this Letter, who docs not think her felf obiig'd to perlilt in a Miftake becaufe flic once fell into it, Dttt fhall always be glad to be convinced of an Error, and to reiradt it, as (be oonfefles fte was tntftaken, and exprefs'd her felf crudely in feveral places of this Letter, fo flie defires to retrad: what is fiud in this: For fhe owns us her Opinion, that next