As Carthoris was not mounted, I slipped
from the back of my own mount and took my place at his side to meet the charge of the howling devils bearing down upon us.
Momentarily stunned, Gahan's fingers slipped from their hold upon the cordage and the man shot downward through the thin air of dying Mars toward the ground three thousand feet beneath, while upon the deck of the rolling Vanator his faithful warriors clung to their lashings all unconscious of the fate of their beloved leader; nor was it until more than an hour later, after the storm had materially subsided, that they realized he was lost, or knew the self-sacrificing heroism of the act that had sealed his doom.
The banth slipped and clutched frantically at the deck.
He held it for a short time in his hand, looked at the address with a faint smile, and slipped his fingers lightly along the gummed edge of the envelope.
He slipped the oilskin case back into the exact position in which he had found it, and watched his companion for several minutes in silence.
The front part of the house seemed dark and deserted, so Anne slipped round to the side door, which opened from the veranda into a little sitting room.
Anne slipped noiselessly from the veranda and found her way across the yard.
So great was his speed that as he curved past the corner of the cabin he slipped and fell.
Wolf Larsen rove a bowline in a piece of rope and slipped it under his shoulders.
The Ghost was going very slowly, and when her stern lifted on a wave and she slipped forward she pulled the wretch to the surface and gave him a moment in which to breathe; but between each lift the stern fell, and while the bow lazily climbed the next wave the line slacked and he sank beneath.
Sure enough, it was but my hands that reached the full length; these slipped, caught again, slipped again; and I was sliddering back into the lynn, when Alan seized me, first by the hair, then by the collar, and with a great strain dragged me into safety.
As well one death as another," said Alan, and slipped over the edge and dropped on the ground on the shadowy side.
Between twelve and three, on the Thursday morning, she must have slipped
down to your young lady's room, to settle the hiding of the Moonstone while all the rest of you were in bed.
He slipped by me with the quickness of thought, locked the door, and put the key in his pocket.
But his left hand slowly opened the table-drawer, and softly slipped into it.