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" An early remedy for malaria called for tossing the sufferer, Br'er Rabbit-style, into a prickly bush; in his hasty retreat, went the thinking, he might leave the fever behind. Orally-administered cobwebs were also deemed effective. "
" Brooklyn is kind of my writer's retreat. "
Tracy K. Smith
" Christians take Scriptures out of context to try to justify or to vindicate retreat and cowardice. "
" David Cameron's approach has left Britain weakened and weary because to retreat from the world is as foolish as it is futile. "
" Eastern Muslim countries, such as Indonesia and Malaysia, are relative success stories, as they are not afflicted by the Arab heritage of retreat and humiliation at the hands of the French, Spanish, British, Turks, and Persians. "
" Follow me if I advance, kill me if I retreat, avenge me if I die. "
" Follow me if I advance! Kill me if I retreat! Revenge me if I die! "
Ngo Dinh Diem
" I am in earnest - I will not equivocate - I will not excuse - I will not retreat a single inch - and I will be heard! "
William Lloyd Garrison
" I don't know how many people there are with a million dollars who are inclined to give it to a writers' retreat. "
" I long for, not a writer's retreat - I can write in any situation - but a reader's retreat. "
" In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake. "
" In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance. "
" I, Philip Kearny, an old soldier, enter my solemn protest against this order for retreat. "
" I retreat to my cave in a very male fashion. "
" I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat. "
" It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle. "
" I went to a cleansing retreat in the desert where I didn't eat for eight days and experienced hunger-driven hallucinations. "
" Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention. "
" No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat. "
" On a visit to Cologne in March 1945, after a heavy bombing, I met hundreds and hundreds of deserters who were squatting in the rubble, many in the deep cellars left from Roman times. They had been hiding there after the retreat from France. "
" Peace comes through strength, not through retreat. "
" Reform is not a period of retreat. "
" Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat. "
" The British retreat is over and now the advance will begin. "
" The idea that putting Americans 'first' requires a withdrawal from the world is simply wrongheaded because a retreat would achieve exactly the opposite for our citizens. "
" The nearest the modern general or admiral comes to a small-arms encounter of any sort is at a duck hunt in the company of corporation executives at the retreat of Continental Motors, Inc. "
C. Wright Mills
" We all face crossroads in our lives where we can retreat into ourselves, or we can hit the dance floor. "
" When the Americans advance, we harass and retreat, fire from new positions and then retreat again. If the attacking force is too big, we call for support. "
Muqtada al Sadr
" Woman begins by resisting a man's advances and ends by blocking his retreat. "
" You have to know when to strike and when to retreat. "
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