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Instructing her how to hold the turn and be ready to slack away at command, I laid hold of the mast with my hands and tried to balance it inboard across the rail.
Again instructing Maud to slack away at the windlass when I gave the word, I proceeded to heave on the watch-tackle.
At the end of half an hour of goodness, Daylight, lured into confidence, was riding along at a walk and rolling a cigarette, with slack knees and relaxed seat, the reins lying on the animal's neck.
Buck tightened the traces, then slacked them for a matter of several inches.
Buck swung to the right, ending the movement in a plunge that took up the slack and with a sudden jerk arrested his one hundred and fifty pounds.
It was the holiday rush that was over, the girls said in answer to Marija's inquiries; after that there was always a slack. Sometimes the factory would start up on half time after a while, but there was no telling--it had been known to stay closed until way into the summer.
That would often be ten or eleven o'clock, which was bad enough, in all conscience; but now, in the slack season, they would perhaps not have a thing for their men to do till late in the afternoon.
The half-open hand closed in a firm grip that gathered in the slack of the skin of one side of Jerry's head and jowl.
He strained and tugged at the grip, trying to twist his jowl in the slack of skin so as to reach a bite.
"The moment you slack up on them is the moment they slack up in their work.
While waiting for slack water, in which to lift their heavy nets from the bed of the bay, the Chinese had all gone to sleep below.
Slack water had come, and, as the ebb was commencing, there was need for hurry if we cared to escape waiting half a day for the next tide.
Per head - Fleckvieh: PS1000.50 PS986 Slacks. Angus: PS858.80 Gateslack.
Slacks Millom, a UK-based producer of polypropylene brush filament, has invested in four new eight-tonne flexible silos as part of the company's expansion.
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