How slowly it seemed to move, now that she could hear but not see it, creeping along
I had a very good mouth -- that is I could be guided by the slightest touch of the rein; and that is a great thing in London, among carriages, omnibuses, carts, vans, trucks, cabs, and great wagons creeping along
at a walking pace; some going one way, some another, some going slowly, others wanting to pass them; omnibuses stopping short every few minutes to take up a passenger, obliging the horse that is coming behind to pull up too, or to pass, and get before them; perhaps you try to pass, but just then something else comes dashing in through the narrow opening, and you have to keep in behind the omnibus again; presently you think you see a chance, and manage to get to the front, going so near the wheels on each side that half an inch nearer and they would scrape.
you devil!" and the crash of an empty bottle against the back of his aunt's woodshed brought him wide awake, and a single minute later he was dressed and out of the win- dow and creeping along
the roof of the "ell" on all fours.
The train continued its erratic progress, sometimes stopping altogether for a time, with whistle blowing repeatedly; sometimes creeping along
the metals as though feeling its way to safety.
"I thought I saw," said one of the servants, "horsemen dressed in yellow, creeping along
the bed of the stream.
A report on his death read: "For four hours he kept bombing the Germans at quite close quarters, creeping along
the parapet to throw bombs into the part of the trench occupied by the enemy.
Should you be creeping along
and see a doe heading your way, always figure at least one buck is following.
"When they came off they walked up Coppin Hall and the same car came, and was creeping along
"I can just sneak along and pop up at the end and they'll say: 'Where did he appear from?' I'm creeping along
and playing really well."
In late summer, I could see little red fires creeping along
the ridges during the day, but I could never spot flames at night.
e market is creeping along
, rather than going at a rate of knots."
But the most common obstruction arises when there's no opportunity to pass at all: The right lane is crowded with trucks, and someone far ahead is creeping along
in the left lane, oblivious to the traffic building up behind.
Bobby Stacey was amazed to see two middle aged-looking women creeping along
a footpath near his home at The Mount, in Skelmersdale, and making off with bundles of his neighbour's freshlylaid turf.
The plant in question being Japanese Knotweed of course, which is already widespread next to the Warwickshire Health and Racquet Club and creeping along
the river bank towards the Jag.
They have the right habit too - creeping along
the ground in a very fluid way.