One day I was loaded more than usual, and part of the road was a steep uphill.
Again I started the heavy load, and struggled on a few yards; again the whip came down, and again I struggled forward.
As she raked together what was left of the hay, the young wife shook off the bits of hay that had fallen on her neck, and straightening the red kerchief that had dropped forward over her white brow, not browned like her face by the sun, she crept under the cart to tie up the load
. Ivan directed her how to fasten the cord to the cross-piece, and at something she said he laughed aloud.
And more--there are not only ten loads, but as many as fifty men may carry.
"Very well," said the Abyssinian, "I promise, and even if there be but five loads you shall have your freedom; but until the gold is in my possession you remain a prisoner."
Children of the Camp are we, Serving each in his degree; Children of the yoke and goad, Pack and harness, pad and load
. See our line across the plain, Like a heel-rope bent again, Reaching, writhing, rolling far, Sweeping all away to war!
Then, leaving Joyce to guard them--one man, to be sure, but with half a dozen muskets-- Hunter and I returned to the jolly-boat and loaded
ourselves once more.
He had driven his load
half-way to the village when Jotham Powell overtook him, urging the reluctant sorrel toward the Flats.
She bade her acquaintance goodbye--for the respective carters had now come out from the inn--and the two waggons resumed their journey in opposite directions; the vehicle whereon sat Marian, Izz, and the ploughman's family with whom they had thrown in their lot, being brightly painted, and drawn by three powerful horses with shining brass ornaments on their harness; while the waggon on which Mrs Durbeyfield and her family rode was a creaking erection that would scarcely bear the weight of the superincumbent load
; one which had known no paint since it was made, and drawn by two horses only.
In Chicago, he was loaded
upon a track, carted through the roaring streets of the vast city, and put into another baggage-car which was quickly in motion in continuation of the eastward journey.
But before I reveal to you the secret of the treasure, you must swear that, after we have loaded
the camels with as much as they can carry, you will give half to me, and let us go our own ways.
"You've got a right smart load
as it is," said one of them; "and it's not me should tell you your business, but I wouldn't tote that tent along if I was you."
As he caught sight of them the youth was momentarily startled by a thought that perhaps his gun was not loaded
. He stood trying to rally his faltering intellect so that he might rec- ollect the moment when he had loaded
, but he could not.
At Sixty Mile they restocked provisions, added a few pounds of letters to their load
, and held steadily on.
Didn't you once say that whatever ship Ahab sails in, that ship should pay something extra on its insurance policy, just as though it were loaded
with powder barrels aft and boxes of lucifers forward?