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.
Mrs. Bellew did not kiss him, neither did she draw back her face.
And she responded in the same manner; she did not draw back when their arms accidentally met.
Now, whatever happened, he could not draw back; it was too late for explanations.
But it was too late to draw back; the die was cast, for life or for death; home was before me, however distant!
My burden is heavy, my heart is breaking, but I must draw back now.
This was inconvenient; and his mother made him draw back his stool a good way.
She felt that it was an impossibility to draw back from her present position.
I saw the girl flush crimson, then turn deadly white, and draw back as if his hand had struck her a sudden blow.