SLEDGE


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SLEDGESimulating Large Explosive Detonatable Gas Experiment
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'Go and ask which sledge is to be harnessed--the wide one or the small one--there's a good fellow!'
The young scamp is there already!' he exclaimed when he saw his little son in the sledge. Vasili Andreevich was excited by the vodka he had drunk with his visitors, and so he was even more pleased than usual with everything that was his and all that he did.
If the wind held good, the distance might be traversed in five hours; if no accident happened the sledge might reach Omaha by one o'clock.
The groom took her up in his arms and carried her out to his sledge and tucked her under the blankets.
Suddenly they flew on one side; the large sledge stopped, and the person who drove rose up.
It was, in fact, a sledge, like that we had seen before, which had drifted towards us in the night on a large fragment of ice.
And she put it on, and looked more lovely than ever, and King Frost stepped with her into his sledge, with six white horses.
At one of his encampments the guard stationed to keep watch round the camp grew weary of their duty, and feeling a little too secure, and too much at home on these prairies, retired to a small grove of willows to amuse themselves with a social game of cards called "old sledge," which is as popular among these trampers of the prairies as whist or ecarte among the polite circles of the cities.
And all at once I felt horribly ashamed, so ashamed that I stopped the horse, got out of the sledge, and stood still in the snow in the middle of the street.
As soon as the sledge was loaded he meant to send Jotham back to the farm and hurry on foot into the village to buy the glue for the pickle-dish.
"Have you got a sledge? That's first-rate, for I sent my carriage home."
He fell asleep at once, and in his light slumber he seemed to hear the tinkling of sledge bells.