And with the detective went a man whose gait was slinking, craven.
Mr. Beaufort followed them with a mortified and slinking air.
Mr Merdle was slinking about the hearthrug, waiting to welcome Mrs Sparkler.
His manner was smooth and humble, but very sly and slinking.
Behind them lurched another man, slinking in the background.
“Gladly,” says he, slinking off (to the ...