without a backward glance

without a backward glance

if you leave without a backward glance, you are completely happy to leave and have no sad feelings about it She left the city she had lived in all her life without a backward glance.
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At the same moment she put the mare into a canter and went down the road without a backward glance, intent on an analysis of her own feelings.
The moment I opened mine he rose, stretched himself, and without a backward glance plunged into the jungle.
To descend its rough and precipitous face was a task of infinite labor and considerable peril even to the ape-man; but at last he felt the soft soil of the valley beneath his feet, and without a backward glance at Opar he turned his face toward the guardian cliffs, and at a rapid trot set off across the valley.
Without a backward glance, and with his five hundred men at his back, Norman of Torn disappeared beyond a turning in the roadway.
As the dead hand relaxed its grasp upon Tara's wrist the girl leaped forward, without a backward glance, to Gahan's side.
Maybe I can hold him until you have gotten entirely away," and then, without a backward glance, I advanced to meet the Ugly One.
Then he stooped and snatched the zebra's tail from the nerveless fingers of the unconscious man and without a backward glance retraced his footsteps across the village.
It is well worth remembering that throughout the UK's history brave people have fought and died to get the very freedoms that we are now tossing away without a backward glance.
THE REWARDS HAVE BEEN so great that Berman can look forward without a backward glance.
And would they ever see the warm side of a nursery or Toys-R-Us now that their parents had abandoned them without a backward glance or a forwarding address?