It is easy for the guide to let his bridle be--he is accustomed to place himself in that helpless position under stress of circumstances, and he knows exactly what his pony can do.
More than once I check myself, not without an effort, in the act of resuming the command of my pony on passing the more dangerous points in the journey.
A dozen paces away, the reins looped over a fence post, stood his pony.
Let's ride," and he reined his pony into the dark shadows of the wood.
Kit rising and putting his hand to his hat, the old gentleman intimated to the pony
that he wished to stop, to which proposal the pony
(who seldom objected to that part of his duty) graciously acceded.
My aunt, who was perfectly indifferent to public opinion, drove the grey pony
through Dover in a masterly manner; sitting high and stiff like a state coachman, keeping a steady eye upon him wherever he went, and making a point of not letting him have his own way in any respect.
They made a sort of encampment by the wayside, and the pony
became happy in the hedge.
Whereupon the pony
went down on its knees in the sawdust in a genuflection to the man with the whip.
Bethell will do that regularly with the cart and pony
One traveller, the hound, being an old dog and fond of its ease, returned; but neither Cathy, nor the pony
, nor the two pointers were visible in any direction: I despatched emissaries down this path, and that path, and at last went wandering in search of her myself.
Blomefield, `My dear madam, you need not be anxious about the children; my old Merrylegs will take as much care of them as you or I could; I assure you I would not sell that pony
for any money, he is so perfectly good-tempered and trustworthy;' and do you think I am such an ungrateful brute as to forget all the kind treatment I have had here for five years, and all the trust they place in me, and turn vicious because a couple of ignorant boys used me badly?
Even the pony
felt the good influence and almost broke into a trot as Kim laid a hand on the stirrup-leather.