There were three nags and two mares
, not eating, but some of them sitting down upon their hams, which I very much wondered at; but wondered more to see the rest employed in domestic business; these seemed but ordinary cattle.
The major then rolled over the men who were sleeping on his blankets, which he tossed into the carriage, together with some roasted fragments of his mare
Higginbotham's), Dominicus rose in the gray of the morning, put the little mare
into the green cart, and trotted swiftly away towards Parker's Falls.
Take something from this store if you would have the Achaeans speak well of you, and give him a better prize even than that which you have now offered; but I will not give up the mare
, and he that will fight me for her, let him come on.
No, I do not know--not if you want the mare
," was her answer.
fought bravely, but hopelessly, and presently sank to the earth, her heart pierced.
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.
At the same moment she put the mare
into a canter and went down the road without a backward glance, intent on an analysis of her own feelings.
And if one thought ahead, including a mare
, doesn't take the other fellow's breath away this time, I'm not your humble servant, Charley Le Grant.
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.
Besides these, and the little mare
, the General, her slave and worshipper, had made her many very handsome presents, in the shape of cashmere shawls bought at the auction of a bankrupt French general's lady, and numerous tributes from the jewellers' shops, all of which betokened her admirer's taste and wealth.
Vronsky had put his name down, bought a thoroughbred English mare
, and in spite of his love affair, he was looking forward to the races with intense, though reserved, excitement.