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  • The slow-going carrots serve the purpose of thinning the radishes.

    CHAPTER XI

  • Outside the ring he was slow-going, easy-natured, and, in his younger days, when money was flush, too open-handed for his own good.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • About four hours into the slow-going desert trek, we were advised to take a tactical pause—army speak for a piss break.

    Mercy Kill

  • I'm also trying to finish up an anthology for review at The Fix, but it is slow-going.

    Belated wishes and a 2008 books roundup

  • I think it's going to be very slow-going, but in the long run it's a community that could exist all year long.

    Hotelier Eyes Queens Beaches

  • While it's easy to admire Sayles' acuity in locating a metaphor for America's preemptive war in Iraq and endless struggle in Afghanistan, Amigo is slow-going.

    Marshall Fine: HuffPost Review: Amigo

  • Outside the ring he was slow-going, easy-natured, and, in his younger days, when money was flush, too open-handed for his own good.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • It's all hum-drum, and podgy, and slow-going, any going so long as you get there heaven knows when.

    Chapter 19

  • About four hours into the slow-going desert trek, we were advised to take a tactical pause—army speak for a piss break.

    Mercy Kill

  • And by that, you slow-going bunch, I mean no mention.

    Books in 2009, #28

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