Presently a fair slip
of a girl, about ten years old, with a cataract of golden hair streaming down over her shoulders, came along.
I used to sit for hours in my glass cage, watching the long, narrow rafts slip
along through the central channel, grazing the right-bank dike and aiming carefully for the middle arch of the stone bridge below; I watched them in this way, and lost all this time hoping to see one of them hit the bridge-pier and wreck itself sometime or other, but was always disappointed.
Then Tom said he hadn't got candles enough, and he would slip
in the kitchen and get some more.
If I was to slip
ashore without anybody seeing me, they would know it inside of an hour.
I should hear it still rippling on with its gentle harpsichord tinkle, as I stretched myself down among the cool lavendered sheets, and little by little let slip
the multifarious world.
Some of the colour had come back into his cheeks, though he still looked very sick and still continued to slip
out and settle down as the ship banged about.
Sticking his spurs into his horse he made a rush at the mountain, and got up half-way, then he calmly turned his horse's head and came down again without a slip
The cries of the fakirs were just ceasing; the Indians were in the act of plunging themselves into the drunkenness caused by liquid opium mingled with hemp, and it might be possible to slip
between them to the temple itself.
Immovable she stands Before the shining mirror of her charms And, gazing on their beauty, lets the years Slip
into centuries past her.
The Wicked Witch then made the axe slip
and cut off my head, and at first I thought that was the end of me.
The other he tried to slip
through hers; but she eluded him nimbly, and Frome's heart, which had swung out over a black void, trembled back to safety.
The slow advance of the ferry-boat had ceased, and her bows bumped against the piles of the slip
with a violence that made the brougham stagger, and flung Archer and Madame Olenska against each other.