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Here a broad, beaten path stretched along beside the banks, on which path labored the horses that tugged at the slow-moving barges, laden with barley meal or what not, from the countryside to the many-towered town.
There would his body he preserved in its icy sepulcher for countless ages, until on some far distant day the slow-moving river of ice had wound its snail-like way down to the warmer level, there to disgorge its grisly evidence of grim tragedy, and what in that far future age, might mean baffling mystery.
It was slow work pushing through the jungle in the dead of night behind the slow-moving Belgian.
The vessel after striking upon the bar had swung loose again into a slow-moving eddy, which returns up-stream close to the southern shore of the Ugambi only to circle out once more and join the downward flow a hundred yards or so farther up.
Bradley passed the order down into the ship and a moment later the gun-crew clambered up the narrow ladder and at my direction trained their piece upon the slow-moving Swede.
To him man was a clumsy, slow-moving, defenseless creature--he had little respect for him.
She saw her face as the glass reflected it, but she did not see the changing play of expression which gave it its charm--the infinite pity, the sympathy, the sweet womanliness which drew towards her all who were in doubt and in trouble, even as poor slow-moving Charles Westmacott had been drawn to her that night.
Six feet at the shoulder stood the frightful mountain of blood-mad flesh and bone and sinew that was bearing down with the speed of an express train upon the seemingly slow-moving man.
A quiet land is this--a land where the slow-moving Basque, with his flat biretta-cap, his red sash and his hempen sandals, tills his scanty farm or drives his lean flock to their hill-side pastures.
The grace of those slow-moving, certain muscles of his accorded perfectly with the rhythm of the music.
But at the moment a couple of carriages and a slow-moving cart interposed, and suddenly he turned sharp to the left, following the quay again, but now away from the lake.
Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Sardar Asif Khan told reporter here on Saturday that various vehicles especially slow-moving ones, including Tonga, donkey carts, were causing accident during night.
Gusts of more than 60mph are forecast across the South with heavy, slow-moving downpours threatening flooding in some areas.
Summary: A blanket of fog again covered the country on Monday morning leading to near-zero visibility and slow-moving trafific on the roads.
The revolutionary system, which should be welcomed by commuters constantly stuck in slow-moving traffic, follows the introduction of a system that automatically stops the vehicle if a pedestrian is detected in front.