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
A dozen paces away, the reins looped over a fence post, stood his pony
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.
She turned without a word--they were both panting--and they went back to where the lady in white struggled to hold back the frightened pony
Ropes were attached to its forelegs, each rope held by an assistant, who jerked on the same stoutly when a third man, standing in front of the pony
, tapped it on the knees with a short, stiff whip of rattan.
'Ask me some other time, when you can speak like a gentleman,' returned he, and he made an effort to pass me again; but I quickly re-captured the pony
, scarce less astonished than its master at such uncivil usage.
"Bethell will do that regularly with the cart and pony
I used to send her on her travels round the grounds - now on foot, and now on a pony
; indulging her with a patient audience of all her real and imaginary adventures when she returned.
"Do you know what we are coming to?" she asked, keeping her eyes straight between the pony
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?
'I would set thee on thy road for a little, Friend of all the World thou and thy yellow man.' The old soldier ambled up the village street, all shadowy in the dawn, on a punt, scissor-hocked pony
. 'Last night broke up the fountains of remembrance in my so-dried heart, and it was as a blessing to me.