Without looking back, the old man had hurried down the hillside and across a meadow, leaving George Willard perplexed and frightened
upon the grassy slope.
There is no reason at all," said he quietly, "except the fashion; they say that a horse would be so frightened
to see the wheels of his own cart or carriage coming behind him that he would be sure to run away, although of course when he is ridden he sees them all about him if the streets are crowded.
It was only yesterday," said George, "as I was busy loading stones into a cart, that young Mas'r Tom stood there, slashing his whip so near the horse that the creature was frightened
A child on the watch, came towards them to beg; and Miss Bickerton, excessively frightened
, gave a great scream, and calling on Harriet to follow her, ran up a steep bank, cleared a slight hedge at the top, and made the best of her way by a short cut back to Highbury.
Very soon it made her intensely drowsy, and she went back to her nursery and shut herself in again, frightened
by cries she heard in the huts and by the hurrying sound of feet.
Lecount; 'and you and Miss Vanstone shall judge for yourselves if I have frightened
you without a cause.
And she loved me so much, and was so captivating(particularly when she made Jip stand on his hind legs for toast, and when she pretended to hold that nose of his against the hot teapot for punishment because he wouldn't), that I felt like a sort of Monster who had got into a Fairy's bower, when I thought of having frightened
her, and made her cry.
When she flew down to get it, she found one of the white mice, very frightened
, sitting inside it.
asked Raoul, really frightened
at the aspect which this strange confidence was taking.
The Queen was more frightened
than words can describe, and could neither speak a word nor move from the place so as to awaken the King or the sailors.
In this way, sometimes, all the horses of a camp amounting to several hundred will be frightened
off in a single night.
It was partly thinking o' you made me come toward Stoniton; and, besides, I was so frightened
at going wandering about till I was a beggar-woman, and had nothing; and sometimes it seemed as if I must go back to the farm sooner than that.