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Sly

(slī),
William S., 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Sly syndrome.
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While Adam's zeal and Dinah's earnestness emerge in exhortations to others, the narrator's handling of Hetty in the butter-making scene focuses on her self-absorption; even in the act of work she "tossed and patted her pound of butter with quite a self-possessed, coquettish air, slily conscious that no turn of her head was lost" on Arthur Donnithorne (78).
The Book of Ruth, an idle, bungling story, foolishly told, nobody knows by whom, about a strolling country girl creeping slily to bed to her cousin Boaz.
I wake the fairy elves, who shun the light; When, from their blossom'd beds, they slily peep, And spy my pale star, leading on the night, Forth to their games and revelry they leap;