Cord, in honor of the races, had put on his best clothes, a black coat buttoned up, a stiffly starched collar, which propped up his cheeks, a round black hat, and top boots.
There were several races fixed for that day: the Mounted Guards' race, then the officers' mile-and-a-half race, then the three-mile race, and then the race for which he was entered.
I suggested to Perry that we were in the public library of Phutra, but later, as he commenced to discover the key to their written language, he assured me that we were handling the ancient archives of the race.
That you may not appreciate my plan I shall briefly outline the history of the race.
Under the influence of the Hampton-Tuskegee idea the races are coming into a closer sympathy and into an honourable and helpful relation.
Every effort of philanthropy seemed to have miscarried, every effort at correcting abuses seemed of doubtful value, and the race friction seemed to become severer.
Highcamp deplored the absence of her daughter from the races, and tried to convey to her what she had missed by going to the "Dante reading" instead of joining them.
He filled his match safe, but did not light his cigarette until he left her, after she had expressed her willingness to go to the races with him again.
cried Zeb; and at the word the two horses leaped forward and the race was begun.
He has won the race, and won it fairly; but what can a horse of flesh do against a tireless beast of wood?
He looked round the broad ashen path on which the race
was to be run, conscious that he had a secret interest in it which it was unutterably repugnant to him to feel.
He is the Statesman who saved his country," answered the Race