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Arternoon, you mean,' replied the groom, casting a surly look at Sam.
Why, I don't find myself much the better for seeing of you,' replied the ill-tempered groom.
The surly groom looked surlier still at this, but not sufficiently so to produce any effect upon Sam, who immediately inquired, with a countenance of great anxiety, whether his master's name was not Walker.
Don't wait here out o' compliment to me,' said Sam, as the groom wheeled in the barrow, and prepared to shut the gate.
Telling the groom to follow him with the horses, Pierre went down the street to the knoll from which he had looked at the field of battle the day before.
Pierre went to his groom who was holding his horses and, asking which was the quietest, clambered onto it, seized it by the mane, and turning out his toes pressed his heels against its sides and, feeling that his spectacles were slipping off but unable to let go of the mane and reins, he galloped after the general, causing the staff officers to smile as they watched him from the knoll.
You have no right to beg at night," said the groom, endeavoring to rid his master of the troublesome intruder.
All at once I see you pass through the barrier with a groom, a tilbury, and fine new clothes.
Your tilbury, your groom, your clothes, are not then hired?
Tell your mistress," she said to the groom, "that I am going to Belford instead of to Redwood Hall.
In the morning, when the master came out on to the porch, fifty white Leghorn hens, laid out in a row by the groom, greeted his eyes.
John is the best groom that ever was; he has been here fourteen years; and you never saw such a kind boy as James is; so that it is all Ginger's own fault that she did not stay in that box.