- Without slacking speed a jot we swung around the corner of Fortieth into Fifth Avenue. - "Friday, the Thirteenth", Thomas W. Lawson.
- Ralph Percival was contentedly slacking it in preparation for a pass degree. - "A College Girl", Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey.
- Thinking it well to take a look out, I did so to see if the men obeyed his orders, and found them rather slow slacking the line. - "Mr. Trunnell", T. Jenkins Hains.