Though he made the best of his bad luck, he did not like his quarters at all; and the worst of it was, that more and more hay was always coming down, and the space left for him became smaller and smaller.
'Don't bring me any more hay!' Then the parson himself was frightened; and thinking the cow was surely bewitched, told his man to kill her on the spot.
"Then eat the hay!" answered his master, who understood the Donkey perfectly.
Finally, not finding anything else in the manger, he tasted the hay. After tasting it, he chewed it well, closed his eyes, and swallowed it.
On the other hand, I laugh at them for catching hay
'There's nothing but hay
left now,' the Messenger said, peeping into the bag.
"Why, no," said the Guide; "a foot or two is about the usual length of our hay
. What can you be thinking of?"
This lane inclined up-hill all the way to Hay
; having reached the middle, I sat down on a stile which led thence into a field.
The ladies heard the rustling of hay
, and well understood the reason why Edwards was in the capacity of a teamster.
Denvers had hardly moved in before number two also struck its placard, and again the ladies found that they had no reason to be discontented with their neighbors.
I told him I never bit anything but grass, hay
, and corn, and could not think what pleasure Ginger found it.
The victory gained did not bring the usual results because the peasants Karp and Vlas (who after the French had evacuated Moscow drove in their carts to pillage the town, and in general personally failed to manifest any heroic feelings), and the whole innumerable multitude of such peasants, did not bring their hay
to Moscow for the high price offered them, but burned it instead.