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The horse immediately ordered a white mare servant of his family to bring me a good quantity of oats in a sort of wooden tray.
cried my sister, casting off her bonnet in sudden desperation, "here I stand talking to mere Mooncalfs, with Uncle Pumblechook waiting, and the mare catching cold at the door, and the boy grimed with crock and dirt from the hair of his head to the sole of his foot
His face assumed, in spite of himself, an expression of almost stupid joy, and he waited with impatience until the fragment of the mare given to his orderly was cooked.
The pedlar whistled to his mare and went up the hill, pondering on the doleful fate of Mr.
She began to think it rather hard upon the mare to have such double duty; if she were forgotten, the poor mare should be remembered.
The mare fought bravely, but hopelessly, and presently sank to the earth, her heart pierced.
There would be no difficulty, of course, in finding a substitute for Captain Chalmers, but the race takes place this morning, and I am afraid, with all due respect to my daughter, that her mare hasn't the best of reputations.
She shook her head, pulled in the mare, who was impatient to be off for home, and glanced significantly at the lengthening shadows.
And I'll arrange right away for the mare, first thing in the morning," Charley said, accepting the modified plan without hesitation.
The countenance of Sophia had undergone more than one change during the foregoing speeches; and probably she imputed the passionate resentment which Jones had expressed against the mare, to a different motive from that from which her father had derived it.
With this, the mare pulled alongside and began gradually to pass the girl.
Besides these, and the little mare, the General, her slave and worshipper, had made her many very handsome presents, in the shape of cashmere shawls bought at the auction of a bankrupt French general's lady, and numerous tributes from the jewellers' shops, all of which betokened her admirer's taste and wealth.