After all, she is only a snake and with a snake's nature, which is to keep low and squirm, and proceed by stealth
He was a very retiring man, and he preferred to do good by stealth
All she demanded from New York for the present was that it should pay her a living wage, and to that end, having studied by stealth
typewriting and shorthand, she had taken the plunge, thrilling with excitement and the romance of things; and New York had looked at her, raised its eyebrows, and looked away again.
It is work that requires stealth
and strategy, not force.
Instantly I guessed that here was the hiding place in which he hoarded his wealth, and while he bent there, his back toward me, I entered the chamber upon tiptoe, and with the utmost stealth
essayed to reach the opposite side before he should complete his task and turn again toward the room's center.
He was far cleverer than I at getting in and out; but even had I been his match for stealth
and wariness, my company would have doubled every risk.
He proceeded with unwonted stealth
, for Kulonga had taught him great respect for the little sharp splinters of wood which dealt death so swiftly and unerringly.
Ney, who had had a corps of ten thousand men, reached Napoleon at Orsha with only one thousand men left, having abandoned all the rest and all his cannon, and having crossed the Dnieper at night by stealth
at a wooded spot.
To dine alone, or to sit alone after dinner, was flat rebellion, to be fought with every weapon of underhand stealth
or of open appeal.
And then he went on more slowly and with greater stealth
and caution, for now Tarzan of the Apes was seeking a kill.
Patiently he awaited the next shot that would tell him more surely the exact location of the rifleman, and when it came he moved down the steep hillside with the stealth
and quietness of a panther.
So, whereas the ape-man had gone carelessly before, he now became the personification of noiseless stealth
Every sense was on the alert as with crafty stealth
he moved quickly through the trees, up-wind, in the direction of his prey.
But instead of complaining, the kind creature kissed and made much of her footman by stealth
, after his day's work.
To acquire, frequently by force but preferably by stealth