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"If doing his best won't get this load up he must do something more than his best; that's all I know, ma'am," said Jakes.
There turned out to be only thirty-two loads in the stack.
Children of the Camp are we, Serving each in his degree; Children of the yoke and goad, Pack and harness, pad and load. See our line across the plain, Like a heel-rope bent again, Reaching, writhing, rolling far, Sweeping all away to war!
By this time, tumbling things in as they came, we had the jolly-boat loaded as much as we dared.
The fitful bursts of sleet had changed into a steady rain and the horses had heavy work even without a load behind them.
She bade her acquaintance goodbye--for the respective carters had now come out from the inn--and the two waggons resumed their journey in opposite directions; the vehicle whereon sat Marian, Izz, and the ploughman's family with whom they had thrown in their lot, being brightly painted, and drawn by three powerful horses with shining brass ornaments on their harness; while the waggon on which Mrs Durbeyfield and her family rode was a creaking erection that would scarcely bear the weight of the superincumbent load; one which had known no paint since it was made, and drawn by two horses only.
While we were eating, the dervish happened to mention that in a spot only a little way off from where we were sitting, there was hidden a treasure so great that if my eighty camels were loaded till they could carry no more, the hiding place would seem as full as if it had never been touched.
She shook her head decidedly, and Charles and Hal put the last odds and ends on top the mountainous load.
Thus, before the first hint of the coming of gray day, camp was broken, sled loaded, dogs harnessed, and the two men crouched waiting over the fire.
Into the midst of them, when with more howlings and yelpings they were loaded into the baggage car, was Michael's cage piled.
"Promise, and I will lead you to it--if ten loads is enough?"
As he caught sight of them the youth was momentarily startled by a thought that perhaps his gun was not loaded. He stood trying to rally his faltering intellect so that he might rec- ollect the moment when he had loaded, but he could not.