Stretched on the hearthrug, with slackened jaw, and great chest heaving with regular rise and fall, he slept like a tired dog.
The wounded buffalo became distressed, and slackened his pace.
The artillery fire was kept up for more than an hour when it slackened, but was vigorously resumed for a time about nine o'clock.
Their bows, too, had become wetted with the rain, and the strings were slackened.
He had backslidden, slackened in the use of the means of grace, run after the things of this world.
"We are close by them," said I; and involuntarily we slackened our pace.
They skimmed over a dozen yards of ice and 54then slackened speed.
His heart, compressed by a painful foreboding, slackened its joyous throbbing.
We slackened our pace, knowing that the dogs would hold him till we arrived, and we needed our breath for the next act.
He slackened pace in a moment and began whispering to himself' I could not hear what he said.