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a dark region of considerable extent on the surface of the moon

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Even more than his mare, Vronsky longed to see Gladiator, whom he had never seen.
There would be no difficulty, of course, in finding a substitute for Captain Chalmers, but the race takes place this morning, and I am afraid, with all due respect to my daughter, that her mare hasn't the best of reputations.
But you thought a heap of that mare, and it's pretty hard on you to lose her.
But after a few hours, by the magic arts of the old witch, he was overpowered by sleep, and the mare and foal escaped and did as they had been told to do.
And he thrashed and thrashed at the mare, beside himself with fury.
But, to her surprise, the mare threw her head down, arched her back as she went up in the air, and, returning, struck the ground stiff-legged and bunched.
The mare fought bravely, but hopelessly, and presently sank to the earth, her heart pierced.
The pedlar whistled to his mare and went up the hill, pondering on the doleful fate of Mr.
In the middle was a large rack, with angles answering to every partition of the manger; so that each horse and mare ate their own hay, and their own mash of oats and milk, with much decency and regularity.
Of course, the short cut was the long way round; and it was nearly dark when that unlucky mare and I saw the single street of Yea.
He had soon caught him up again, for Agamemnon's mare Aethe kept pulling stronger and stronger, so that if the course had been longer he would have passed him, and there would not even have been a dead heat.
The trappings of the mare were of the field and jineta fashion, and of mulberry colour and green.
This journey was performed upon an old grey mare, concerning whom John had an indistinct set of ideas hovering about him, to the effect that she could win a plate or cup if she tried.
However, as there was no bagman to look on, nobody knew anything at all about the matter; and so Tom Smart and his clay-coloured gig with the red wheels, and the vixenish mare with the fast pace, went on together, keeping the secret among them, and nobody was a bit the wiser.
It seems at first strange that it can answer to kill mares for such a trifle; but as it is thought ridiculous in this country ever to break in or ride a mare, they are of no value except for breeding.