He picked up his team
with his eyes as the hostess picks up the ladies at the opportune moment, and pausing only by the colonel's chair to say, "This isn't our affair, you know, sir," led them into the verandah and the gardens.
He fought his way up the team steadily, fight after fight, till one fine evening, over their food, he tackled the big, black leader (Kotuko the boy saw fair play), and made second dog of him, as they say.
The dogs' meat was taken for human use, and Amoraq fed the team with pieces of old summer skin-tents raked out from under the sleeping-bench, and they howled and howled again, and waked to howl hungrily.
The two teams
arrived at Mr Rackstraw's house in time for lunch.
When an engine would strike a mass of blocked trucks, splitting it into fragments, as a blow annihilates a cake of ice, Jimmie's team
could usually be observed high and safe, with whole wheels, on the sidewalk.
Every winter the liquid and trembling surface of the pond, which was so sensitive to every breath, and reflected every light and shadow, becomes solid to the depth of a foot or a foot and a half, so that it will support the heaviest teams
, and perchance the snow covers it to an equal depth, and it is not to be distinguished from any level field.
I got the express wagons and cabs mostly for $5; but the trucks and two-horse teams
mostly raised me to $10.
Dave was wheeler or sled dog, pulling in front of him was Buck, then came Sol-leks; the rest of the team
was strung out ahead, single file, to the leader, which position was filled by Spitz.
Many elected to leave the side of their own team
and go to the side of the other team
with the intention of circumventing foul play.
A stiff commissariat officer of sixty, famous as a martinet, had then become enamoured of the gravity with which she drove the proprieties four-in-hand through the cathedral town society, and had solicited to be taken beside her on the box of the cool coach of ceremony to which that team
Long before day we were up, our horses fed, and by the first approach of day we were off to the field with our hoes and plough- ing teams
We lent to Alexander the strength of Hercules, The wisdom of our foreheads, the cunning of our knees; We bowed our necks to service: they ne'er were loosed again,-- Make way there--way for the ten-foot teams
Of the Forty-Pounder train!
As he rounded a hillock, he perceived that the roadway was now a crying mass of wagons, teams
, and men.
At Andover, and later at Yale, I had pitched on winning ball teams
The vehicles, loaded with household goods and implements of husbandry, the few straggling sheep and cattle that were herded in the rear, and the rugged appearance and careless mien of the sturdy men who loitered at the sides of the lingering teams
, united to announce a band of emigrants seeking for the Elderado of the West.