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Suddenly there was a rustle and a slither by the fire-place, and Emmy, in a dead faint, hung over the arm of the chair.
SEPTIMUSWILLIAM J. LOCKE
If I see the Cat or the other one, I'll slither through their bones.
Twice or thrice I got it half-way up, only to slither down to the river again tout ensemble.
Then he began to slither along the ground raising enough dust to mask his movements.
We seemed to slide and slither down a steep declivity, then hit water with a splash, and began to flounder forward.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
It was the slip, slip, slip of a native footstep, the slither of a cotton-padded sole coming down the flight of stone steps.
Slither it on good and thick and let it trickle down into the cracks.
WALTER AND THE WIRELESSSARA WARE BASSETT
"I can't stand things that scuttle and slither and crawl," said Ives.
BREAKING POINTJAMES E. GUNN
One could hardly be expected to slither about in soft slush for second-hand things of that kind.
DOWN THE COLUMBIALEWIS R. FREEMAN
He can only make noises, and cry, and drink, and slither about in his bath like a piece of wet soap.
THE LEE SHOREROSE MACAULAY

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