Half-stunned, Bradley lay for a minute as he had fallen and then slowly
and painfully wriggled into a less uncomfortable position.
The child released its hold on the mother's hand, and floating slowly
upward, remained poised in midair--a softly glowing presence shining out of the dark background of the trees.
These canisters smashed on striking the ground--they did not explode--and incontinently disengaged an enormous volume of heavy, inky vapour, coiling and pour- ing upward in a huge and ebony cumulus cloud, a gaseous hill that sank and spread itself slowly
over the surrounding country.
she swung from her course, circling back toward us in an erratic and pitiful manner.
The conductor helped her off the car and then the engineer started his train again, so that it puffed and groaned and moved slowly
away up the track.
"It is very kind of you," he said slowly
, "to honour me by so much consideration, but if you have much to say perhaps it would be better if you permitted me to call upon you to-morrow.
Around, around, flew each sweet sound, Then darted to the Sun; Slowly
the sounds came back again, Now mixed, now one by one.
The iceberg drifts slowly
, over the black water, through the ashy light.
And still the silent battalions moved slowly
forward in the haze.
But when many men, without intending to alter the breed, have a nearly common standard of perfection, and all try to get and breed from the best animals, much improvement and modification surely but slowly
follow from this unconscious process of selection, notwithstanding a large amount of crossing with inferior animals.
On the other hand, if he made no attempt to follow them, they might move slowly
away from him, later to fight among themselves for the supremacy.
, silently we wandered From the open cottage door, Underneath the elm's long branches To the pavement bending o'er; Underneath the mossy willow And the dying sycamore.