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He reined in his horse with the case of a skillful rider and, slightly bending over, disengaged his saber which had caught in his cloak.
My love," he said, with irritation reined in by propriety, "you may rely upon me for knowing the times and the seasons, adapted to the different stages of a work which is not to be measured by the facile conjectures of ignorant onlookers.
As the Scarecrow came in sight of the party of travelers, he reined in his wooden steed and dismounted, greeting the Shaggy Man with a smiling nod.
He reined in his horse and watched the little party as it emerged from a concealing swale.