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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.
This is the first time I ever saw thirty infantrymen on one horse," cried the grenadier who had shot the mare.
The pedlar whistled to his mare and went up the hill, pondering on the doleful fate of Mr.
He had soon caught him up again, for Agamemnon's mare Aethe kept pulling stronger and stronger, so that if the course had been longer he would have passed him, and there would not even have been a dead heat.
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 tearing of the cruel barb into her side brought a sudden scream of pain and fright from the mare, and then they both wheeled and broke for safety; but Tarzan of the Apes, for a distance of a few yards, could equal the speed of even these, and the first stride of the mare found her overhauled, with a savage beast at her shoulder.
He refuses to ride my mare because she was a little fractious yesterday.
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.
3000, and it would well support three or four times that number; of mares 800, together with 150 broken-in horses, and 600 sheep.
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.