steal away

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Verb1.steal away - leave furtively and stealthily; "The lecture was boring and many students slipped out when the instructor turned towards the blackboard"
go forth, leave, go away - go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight"
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I shall find a time when we can steal away. When I do, mind you come with me, and do not stop or speak a word.
I will undertake, sire, to steal away the ring for you.'
Then, a carriage ride succeeded, near the solemn river, stealing away by night, as all things steal away, by night and by day, so quietly yielding to the attraction of the loadstone rock of Eternity; and the nearer they drew to the chamber where Eugene lay, the more they feared that they might find his wanderings done.
As I approached it, I heard it gently open and close, and saw a man steal away into the darkness.
The Upper Room and the YMCA of Middle Tennessee will co-sponsor a Steal Away Women's Retreat October 4-5, 2019 at the YMCA Nelson Andrews Leadership Lodge in Nashville, Tennessee.
Their emotive songs such as 'I will love you', 'When you were sweet 16', 'The Green fields of France', 'The old man', 'Red rose cafe', 'From Clare to here', 'Her father didn't like me anyway', 'Leaving Nancy' and 'Steal away' will take you from tears to laughter, sadness to joy.
According to Investigation Officer of VanikeTarar Police Station Ashfaq Ahmad, the alleged victim was caught and thrashed by the accused while he was attempting to steal away their TV.
They might have stolen our yesterdays and todays, but they won't steal away our tomorrows, adds Derala.
Lindsay Eyre's The Best Friend Battle (9780545620277, $16.99) provides black and white drawings by Charles Santoso as it tells of Sylvie, who dislikes Georgie for a number of reasons; not the least of which is because he's now trying to steal away her best friend by giving her a big birthday present.
Steal Away the Night: An Ozzy Osbourne Day-by-Day is for fans of heavy metal in general and Ozzy in particular, and provides an account of Osbourne's decades of fame.
There should be, with a roster of performers that includes John Elefante, formerly of Kansas; Joe Bouchard, formerly of Blue Oyster Cult; Skip Martin, formerly of Kool and the Gang; Kevin Chalfant of the Storm and former Journey singer; John Cafferty and Michael "Tunes'' Antunes of the Beaver Brown Band; and Robbie Dupree, whose 1980 hit "Steal Away'' helped get the 1980s off and running.
At the rally, Rothbard declared that he was honoured to stand with the Polish people in a "new battle for freedom against those who would use environmental and climate alarmism to steal away our liberties and give international bureaucrats control over our energy sources, our daily lives, our prosperity, and our national sovereignty" (CFACT.