We dropped to the Heights Receiving Towers twenty minutes ahead of time, and there hung at ease till the Yokohama Intermediate Packet could pull out and give us our proper slip
Tulkinghorn, excusing himself for this slip
of the tongue by saying to Judy, "I was thinking of your grandmother, my dear.
Four of these native pirates will carry you to the top in a sedan chair, if you wish it, but suppose they were to slip
and let you fall,-- is it likely that you would ever stop rolling?
Put in your slips
, ladies and gentlemen--is yours in, Mr.
This is it on the blue paper, and these slips
, as I have explained, are the rough draft.
You with all your forces fall on the unfortunate Mortier and his one division, and even then Mortier slips
through your fingers
From the surrounding walls the heads of three famous Victorian writers surveyed this entertainment, and slips
of paper pasted beneath them testified in the great man's own handwriting that he was yours sincerely or affectionately or for ever.
Susan Warrington in particular was conscious of the sweetest sense of sisterhood, as she covered her face with her hands and saw slips
of bent backs through the chinks between her fingers.
He scattered the pens about the table, so that they might lie ready in all directions to be taken up when wanted, and then cut the paper into a heap of narrow slips
, of the form used by professional writers for the press.
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.
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.