white horse


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a wave that is blown by the wind so its crest is broken and appears white

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However, it is time for us to get from the general to the particular; so, leaving the great army of Browns, who are scattered over the whole empire on which the sun never sets, and whose general diffusion I take to be the chief cause of that empire's stability; let us at once fix our attention upon the small nest of Browns in which our hero was hatched, and which dwelt in that portion of the royal county of Berks which is called the Vale of White Horse.
The habit had been formed as he sat in his buggy behind the jaded white horse and went slowly along country roads.
Pickwick's short experience of the accommodations of the Great White Horse had led him to expect.
The great white horse which had marched slowly down the road, as it had marched in so many processions, flew back, galloping up the road towards them as if it were mad to win a race.
But above the gate was another banner, on which the figure of a white horse, rudely painted, indicated the nation and rank of the deceased, by the well-known symbol of Hengist and his Saxon warriors.
A white horse is in waiting for you behind the esplanade
In one run they made a sixty-mile dash from the foot of Lake Le Barge to the White Horse Rapids.
The Emperor of Japan, on a steady old white horse stencilled with black spots, was twirling five wash-hand basins at once, as it is the favourite recreation of that monarch to do.
Suddenly the gates at the far end, next the tents, opened wide, and a courier in scarlet and gold, mounted upon a white horse, rode in blowing lustily upon the trumpet at his lips; and behind him came six standard-bearers riding abreast.
See yonder, where the white horse gleams His fetlocks deep in pliant grass.
Now by pleading their rights alone, they will never attain all this, so the white horse, with his rider Death, comes next, and is followed by Hell.
We have arrngd for your being forded, carriage free, pr eight o'clock coach from Reading, on Monday morning next, to White Horse Cellar, Piccadilly, London, where one of our clks will be in waiting to convey you to our offe as above.
He lived in a cavern, and had the body and legs of a white horse, with the head and shoulders of a man.
The barge were red and yellow, with a green dragon for a figurehead, and a white horse towin' of it.
And she put it on, and looked more lovely than ever, and King Frost stepped with her into his sledge, with six white horses.