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To put all twenty yoke of us to the big gun as soon as Two Tails trumpets.
We go across the level plain, twenty yoke of us, till we are unyoked again, and we graze while the big guns talk across the plain to some town with mud walls, and pieces of the wall fall out, and the dust goes up as though many cattle were coming home.
They plunged forward in the mud, and managed somehow to run their yoke on the pole of an ammunition wagon, where it jammed.
The yoke snapped with a twang, and they lumbered off together.
Then the big guns came by, and I saw Two Tails and two other elephants harnessed in line to a forty-pounder siege gun, while twenty yoke of oxen walked behind.
All that day did they travel, swaying the yoke upon their necks till the sun went down and darkness was over all the land.
Then Reynold turned him about to the crowd and shouted: "Hark ye, good people, I have entered the Sheriff's service, and need not the yoke of steers for prize.
The goddess laid her hand on the yoke of his horses and said, "The son of Tydeus is not such another as his father.
As soon as they were at close quarters he let fly with his bronze spear over the reins and yoke, thinking to take Diomed's life, but Minerva caught the spear in her hand and made it fly harmlessly over the chariot.
Features include precision heat-treated raceway with legs robotically welded to the inside and outside of yoke for maximum strength, and notched swivel yokes for a field-installable swivel lock.
Invitation to tender : Acquisition of masts and yokes for a period of four years, with an option to extend for one year.