Now his middle horse
was being almost dragged by the other two.
While the common herd stood aloof, in deference to the quarters of Webb, the figure we have described stalked into the center of the domestics, freely expressing his censures or commendations on the merits of the horses
, as by chance they displeased or satisfied his judgment.
Well, no," she said, "you must not say that; but though I am an old horse
, and have seen and heard a great deal, I never yet could make out why men are so fond of this sport; they often hurt themselves, often spoil good horses
, and tear up the fields, and all for a hare or a fox, or a stag, that they could get more easily some other way; but we are only horses
, and don't know.
That's one of our recruits," said the old mule to the troop horse
It is this, Sire, that makes the horse
so marvellous, and if your Highness will allow me, you can prove it for yourself.
When his father had gone, a robber passed by and saw the horse
grazing without any one watching it, for of course he could not see the Hazel-nut child hidden in the grass.
was to have identified us in the day of battle.
I have passed a considerable part of my life in the East, madame, and you are doubtless aware that the Orientals value only two things -- the fine breeding of their horses
and the beauty of their women.
But at last the lieutenant's horse
refused to go on; he could not breathe; one last spur, instead of making him advance, made him fall.
Each warrior has his horse
tied by one foot at night to a stake planted before his lodge.
bounded in his anguish as the arrow pierced his brain, and his struggles threw others into confusion.
As soon as a horse
was purchased, his tail was cropped, a sure mode of distinguishing him from the horses
of the tribe; for the Indians disdain to practice this absurd, barbarous, and indecent mutilation, invented by some mean and vulgar mind, insensible to the merit and perfections of the animal.