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That evening Green Gables hummed with preparations for the following day; but in the twilight Anne slipped away.
Adam was determined to stay no longer; no one wanted him, and no one would notice if he slipped away.
And the precious minutes slipped away, and Jacky and squalor came nearer.
I know this belief is hard; it has slipped away from me again and again; but I have felt that if I let it go forever, I should have no light through the darkness of this life.
Cassy prepared herself for going out, unobserved by him; and slipped away to minister to poor Tom, as we have already related.
So we slipped away together, followed by the dog Koos, and soon we were running over the veldt with our faces set towards the country of the Zulu tribe.
Beaufort had already slipped away unseen, and the old lady, white and vast and terrible, sat alone in her great chair, and signed to the butler to help her into her room.
On the day of the wedding, after a feeble struggle with himself, he actually sacrificed his patients and their guineas, and slipped away secretly to see the marriage.
She wanted him, all of him, her woman's need would not be satisfied with less; and he eluded her, slipped away here and there from the embrace with which she tried to clasp him.
One day, while one of those wonderful spies was sleeping on my doormat I slipped away and went over to Washington, saw the English Ambassador, convinced him of my bonafides, told him very nearly the whole truth.
For an hour he lingered about listening to the talk of men, but it did not interest him much and he slipped away.
We slipped away an hour before dawn, and by broad sun-up had made eight or ten miles, and were in the midst of a sparsely settled country.