horsecloth


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a cloth for the trapping of a horse

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The horses who had run in the last race were being led home, steaming and exhausted, by the stable-boys, and one after another the fresh horses for the coming race made their appearance, for the most part English racers, wearing horsecloths, and looking with their drawn-up bellies like strange, huge birds.
The stranger then takes his meals with the family, and a room is assigned him, where with the horsecloths belonging to his recado (or saddle of the Pampas) he makes his bed.
Only in one case is the mirror used as a looking glass (Isabelle Gratiolet telling herself stories in front of the mirror), and the term "looking glass" becomes the name of the Red Indian chief whose horsecloth is in Lord Ashtray's collection, that is to say, it is incorporated in a story about covers.
5) Lord Ashtray's obsessions "cover" his three real passions: boxing, three-dimensional geometry, and horsecloths.
Only in one case is the mirror used as a looking glass (Isabelle Gratiolet telling herself stories in front of the mirror) and the term "looking glass" becomes the name of the Red Indian chief whose horsecloth is in Lord Ashtray's collection, that is to say, it is incorporated in a story about covers.