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“The sepoys have come in from Meerut,” he announced with the slow tick of the earliest form of apparatus.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
It is not surprising after this to learn that some children are slow in seizing the representative character of acting.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And he was not slow to notice that his visitor looked fatter each time he saw him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
This is a slow process, but earnest hearts and united minds will render it a sure one.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
I believe so, and I make it a point both with my pupils and myself to practice slow motions.
It is much easier to strike quickly than slowly, but practice in the slow movement will develop both muscular and nervous power.
This is one of the truths which sloth, rapacity and extravagance are slow to learn, yet which they cannot safely ignore.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
She said she was, but she started awful slow, and kinda peered back, and up to the hall.
The elephant did not follow, but the hunters, having discovered her retreat, were not slow to follow and attack her.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
I don't play anything up to tempo under her—always slow, slow, slow.

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