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said Vronsky, going up to the mare and speaking soothingly to her.
Lady Barbarity is far too good a mare to have her knees broken.
For me to buy that mare wouldn't mean as it does to most men to send a bouquet of flowers or a box of candy to a young lady.
When the Prince awoke and found that both the mare and the foal had disappeared, he bethought him at once of the eagle, and taking the feather out of his pocket he blew it into the air.
Two lads in the crowd snatched up whips and ran to the mare to beat her about the ribs.
Lute looked on, astounded at the unprecedented conduct of her mare, and admiring her lover's horsemanship.
Good morning, mister," said the pedlar, reining in his mare.
There were three nags and two mares, not eating, but some of them sitting down upon their hams, which I very much wondered at; but wondered more to see the rest employed in domestic business; these seemed but ordinary cattle.
To catch and saddle the mare and tether her in a clump of trees close by: to have the means of escape nice and handy before I went to work.
Menelaus has got the mare through lying and corruption; his horses were far inferior to Antilochus's, but he has greater weight and influence.
In truth," replied he on the mare, "I would not pass you so hastily but for fear that horse might turn restive in the company of my mare.
There it is, sir,' replied John; 'and take care of it; and mind you don't make too much haste back, but give the mare a long rest.