1 They picked their way across the slippery stepping stones that bridged the mud of Decatur Street and continued up Peachtree, through a thinning crowd.
2 Hatred of Rhett burned in her heart as she plodded along the slippery way.
3 She revolted from the complacent ugliness of Mrs. Peniston's black walnut, from the slippery gloss of the vestibule tiles, and the mingled odour of sapolio and furniture-polish that met her at the door.
4 Her chair was out in the open, exposed to their gaze, and it was a hard-slatted, quivery, slippery church-parlor chair, likely to collapse publicly and without warning.
5 In the not very romantic solitude of the locked bathroom she sat on the slippery edge of the tub and wept.
6 That instant, as he fell on the whale's slippery back, the boat righted, and was dashed aside by the swell, while Radney was tossed over into the sea, on the other flank of the whale.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
7 Over this lip, as over a slippery threshold, we now slide into the mouth.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
8 No fear; I like a good grip; I like to feel something in this slippery world that can hold, man.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
9 Your hands are slippery, and your knife is slippery, and you are toiling like mad, when somebody happens to speak to you, or you strike a bone.
10 There was a sensation that he and his fellows, at bay, were pushing back, always pushing fierce onslaughts of creatures who were slippery.
11 Surely thou didst set them in slippery places, thou castedst them down to destruction.
12 Through a field slippery with blood, and encumbered with broken armour and the bodies of slain and wounded horses, the marshals of the lists again conducted the victor to the foot of Prince John's throne.
13 All the while he spoke he exquisitely stroked the rounded tail, till it seemed as if a slippery sort of fire came from it into his hands.
14 "Jown the slippery glasses," said Grandfer Cantle.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
15 The grey pavement had been cleaned and scraped, but was still dangerously slippery, so that there were fewer passengers than usual.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XI. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BERYL CORONET