But he had one sentence more to hear before he was suffered to slink away.
A dog was observed to slink away into the bush as they approached.
The clerks, who had pulled up suddenly at sight of this stalwart functionary, now began to slink away this way and that.
I believe my faith the higher, the better for mankind—Am I to slink away?
Mobs have been known to slink away ignominiously when confronted by one or two loyal citizens.
In an instant, before the villain could slink away, I had him by the neck.
Thank him you can slink away on your own legs this time, and need no one to drag you feet foremost off the Fields.
And as for the campaigners, all the campaigning I seem to have done was to slink away and hide.
I stutter an apology, and "climb down;" the windows are again hermetically sealed; and, as I slink away.
After a minute I had to slink away, back into the garden, like an intruder.