Chretien de Troyes has Yvain and Gawain fighting anonymously for hours without stopping until night forces them to draw back.
And then the two of them draw back the curtains on the second scene.
He might make mistakes, but he would not doubt and hesitate and draw back.
And she responded in the same manner; she did not draw back when their arms accidentally met.
Was there anything in you that began to draw back from anything in him?
But it was too late to draw back; the die was cast, for life or for death; home was before me, however distant!
The current was gripping us angrily now; there was no chance to draw back.
This was inconvenient; and his mother made him draw back his stool a good way.
But there was that in the large hall below that made him draw back.
I saw the girl flush crimson, then turn deadly white, and draw back as if his hand had struck her a sudden blow.