In a moment, by one word, I can throw you back into the slough from whence I dragged you.
As he came down to the slough, all too late he had realized whither he was heading.
Are we to struggle out of one slough only to sink into another?
One false step and you are over a precipice, or up to your neck in a slough.
Anderson was convinced that the bed of that slough, if uncovered, ...