Shimerda: he was unable to meet a note which fell due on the first of November; had to pay an exorbitant bonus on renewing it, and to give a mortgage on his pigs and horses
and even his milk cow.
Bond, the farrier, came to look at the black horse
that lay groaning on the grass, he felt him all over, and shook his head; one of his legs was broken.
Oh, that's quite another set of new shoes," said the troop horse
The King of Persia, who was interested in every thing out of the common, and had never before come across a horse
with such qualities, bade the Indian mount tho animal, and show what he could do.
is mortal; suppose mine had had the glanders or the farcy?
That when my coachman was about to harness the horses
to my carriage, he discovered that they had been removed from the stables without his knowledge.
Monsieur," said Musqueton, who, abandoning his horse
on the high road, had come on foot to rejoin his master, "Phoebus could no longer hold out and "
Captain Bonneville proposed the Horse
Prairie; but his Indian friends objected that many of the Nez Perces had gone to visit their cousins, and that the whites were few in number, so that their united force was not sufficient to Venture upon the buffalo grounds, which were infested by bands of Blackfeet.
Thereon he lashed his horses
and they flew forward nothing loth midway twixt earth and starry heaven.
owned by the Arickaras are, for the most part, of the wild stock of the prairies; some, however, had been obtained from the Poncas, Pawnees, and other tribes to the southwest, who had stolen them from the Spaniards in the course of horse
-stealing expeditions into Mexican territories.
A farmer had a horse
that had been an excellent faithful servant to him: but he was now grown too old to work; so the farmer would give him nothing more to eat, and said, 'I want you no longer, so take yourself off out of my stable; I shall not take you back again until you are stronger than a lion.
said the musketeer to himself; "a horse
galloping, - a runaway horse
, no doubt.
The morning was bright, he had a good horse
under him, and his heart was full of joy and happiness.
Fred felt sure that he should have a present from his uncle, that he should have a run of luck, that by dint of "swapping" he should gradually metamorphose a horse
worth forty pounds into a horse
that would fetch a hundred at any moment--"judgment" being always equivalent to an unspecified sum in hard cash.
First they brought him a steaming bowl of soup, which the horse
eyed in dismay.