slough sloughs slow, a small island
ex Class 88, John Macdonald, A Naval, Military and Political Telegraphic Dictionary, Numerically Arranged on a Very Comprehensive Scale. (Whitehall, 1817)
...but an island, a place for which we have no name.
— Georgina Harding. The Solitude of Thomas Cave (2007) : 37
16 February 2014
tags: Georgina Harding; John Macdonald; islands; pretensions; slow; solitude