They were obliged, however, to retrace their way to Wei, and he wander- ings.
She turned to retrace her route and stopped.
We must retrace our steps a little to enumerate several distinguished names which, from the nature of the case, hardly admit of classification.
That leader had invaded Gilan, but, on the news reaching him of the victory which the governor of Mazandaritn had gained, he thought it prudent to retrace his steps to Sultaniyah.
In 321 Constantine, seeing probably that he had been wrong in abandoning his usual policy of toleration, sought to retrace his steps by granting the Donatists liberty to act according to their consciences, and declaring that the points in dispute between them and the orthodox should be left to the judgment of God.
A mutiny among the German soldiers and a breach with Innocent concerning the overlordship of Apulia compelled the emperor to retrace his steps.
A few days later he was proceeding toward the Oregon border when new instructions from Washington caused him to retrace his steps and, perhaps, to consider plans for provoking war.
The alternative method is to retrace the steps of addition, i.e.
No more trying to retrace your steps to find your car keys; you can see where you left them by checking your GPS system records.
Along the same road by which it descended the soul must retrace its steps back to the supreme Good.
"If they could find me, they would've by now, just like you'll never be able to retrace her steps back to this spot once you leave," her father said, his voice rising.
Abdalmalik was obliged to retrace his steps and to lay siege to his own capital.
Before relating, however, the exact occurrences which produced its defeat, it is necessary to retrace our steps and describe the policy which it had pursued in internal matters during the six years in which it had been in power.
Subsequently he continued his abstinence, saying that, as he was already half-way on the road to death, he would not trouble to retrace his steps.
By trailing a thread behind them spiders are able to drop from any height to the ground and to retrace their steps with certainty to a particular spot.
Here he was obliged by the temper of his army to retrace his steps, and retreat to the Jhelum, whence he sailed down the river to its confluence with the Indus, and thence to Patala, probably the modern Hyderabad.