"The cap'n's been ridin' the devil's own pace," said Dalton the coachman, whose person stood out in high relief as he smoked his pipe against the stable wall, when John brought up Rattler.
Arthur went in for the sake of patting Meg, declining as far as possible to see anything in the stables, lest he should lose his temper before breakfast.
Is it a fact that at the weights Bayard could give the other a hundred yards in five furlongs, and that the stable have put their money on him?'
'I'll show you how we serve them in King's Pyland.' He sprang up and rushed across the stable to unloose the dog.
"Patience indeed!" shouted his master just then, as he came into the stable
. "Do you think, perhaps, my little Donkey, that I have brought you here only to give you food and drink?
Beyond this lay the home paddock, the old orchard, and the stables
. There was accommodation for many horses and carriages; but I need only describe the stable
into which I was taken; this was very roomy, with four good stalls; a large swinging window opened into the yard, which made it pleasant and airy.
While he was changing his clothes, his valet told him that the second race had begun already, that a lot of gentlemen had been to ask for him, and a boy had twice run up from the stables
. Dressing without hurry (he never hurried himself, and never lost his self-possession), Vronsky drove to the sheds.
'Thou shalt stay in thy stable
and be well taken care of.' And so the poor old horse had plenty to eat, and lived--till he died.
When he had achieved this task, he applied himself to the acquisition of stable
language, in which he soon became such an adept, that he would perch outside my window and drive imaginary horses with great skill, all day.
That's why I have come to ask you to sack the whole stable
I'll give him a hundred and twenty-five a month to take hold the stables
"Aye, but there's more going on in the stables
than what folks see by daylight, eh, Mr.