The wagon groaned into a slow roll.
We could take two wagons, but that would mean we'd have to travel slow, and there wouldn't be any animals for riding except Bordeaux's horse.
Would you slow down before you kill us both?
"Better stock up on Merlot," Martha said on a slow morning.
Dusty felt the slow change in the air around him and tensed.
Every beautiful description, every deep thought glides insensibly into the same mournful chant of the brevity of life, of the slow decay and dissolution of all earthly things.
Carmen drew a slow breath and glanced self-consciously at Dulce and Alondra.
A slow smile worked its way across his face and into his eyes.
When it came back to her face, a slow smile erased the creases between his brows.
Lisa glanced sharply at Sarah, a slow flush invading her face.
The blue ice melted with warmth and a slow smile twisted his lips in an attractive way.
The realization came slow and late, but clear.
I was less critical than my wife on the slow workings of the law.
"I can do that," Jimmy said, a slow smile spreading across his face.
"This is slow work, Robert," said the older of the boys as they were poling up the river to a new fishing place.
This will turbocharge science, which will no longer rely exclusively on slow observations in real time.
When human problems no longer are bound by the capacity and speed of our brains and the slow passage of time but instead are addressed at the speed of the fastest processors, change will be swift and profound.
No one realized more fully than dear Frau Grote how slow and inadequate her spelling was.
I had often read the story, but I had never felt the charm of Rip's slow, quaint, kind ways as I did in the play.
Miss Sullivan and others who live constantly with the deaf can spell very rapidly--fast enough to get a slow lecture, not fast enough to get every word of a rapid speaker.
During our walks she keeps up a continual spelling, and delights to accompany it with actions such as skipping, hopping, jumping, running, walking fast, walking slow, and the like.
Then she said, "Helen wind slow," again suiting the action to the words.
It is irksome because the process is so slow, and they cannot read what they have written or correct their mistakes.
The acquiring of speech by untaught deaf children is always slow and often painful.
'Out of the bosom of the air, Out of the cloud-folds of her garments shaken, Over the woodlands brown and bare, Over the harvest-fields forsaken, Silent, and soft, and slow Descends the snow.'
I should not have wondered by this time to find that they had their respective musical bands stationed on some eminent chip, and playing their national airs the while, to excite the slow and cheer the dying combatants.
We are accustomed to say, that the mass of men are unprepared; but improvement is slow, because the few are not materially wiser or better than the many.
From in front and especially from the right, in the unlifting smoke the guns boomed, and out of the mysterious domain of smoke that overlay the whole space in front, quick hissing cannon balls and slow whistling shells flew unceasingly.
"And have you brought little Nicholas?" he asked in the same slow, quiet manner and with an obvious effort to remember.
With slow graceful steps, he pulled her into dance.
She wanted to ask him to slow down, but she was already holding him back.
There was nothing terrible or violent in this comparatively slow awakening.
Science's progress over the past few hundred years has been determined mainly by the relatively slow speed at which we were able to collect data.
Eventually Spartacus and many of his followers were killed and six thousand of his fellow rebelling slaves were crucified, a slow and agonizing form of death.
The same day she had learned, at different times, the words: hOUSE, WEED, DUST, SWING, MOLASSES, FAST, SLOW, MAPLE-SUGAR and COUNTER, and she had not forgotten one of these last.
She buried me under the pillows and then I grew very slow like tree out of ground.
This is like the effect of the slow dwelling on long words, not quite well managed, that one notices in a child who is telling a solemn story.
The universe constantly and obediently answers to our conceptions; whether we travel fast or slow, the track is laid for us.
Just as in a clock, the result of the complicated motion of innumerable wheels and pulleys is merely a slow and regular movement of the hands which show the time, so the result of all the complicated human activities of 160,000 Russians and French--all their passions, desires, remorse, humiliations, sufferings, outbursts of pride, fear, and enthusiasm--was only the loss of the battle of Austerlitz, the so-called battle of the three Emperors--that is to say, a slow movement of the hand on the dial of human history.
I was running as fast as I could, but it was like I was running in slow motion.
"She used my magic to seal your deal, just as you used Gabriel's to seal yours," he said with a slow smile.
She took a long slow swallow of liquor.