"Oh, but," thought D'Artagnan, becoming very anxious, "that is not a common horse
The Gauchos are well known to be perfect riders The idea of being thrown, let the horse
do what it likes; never enters their head.
The last of the Horse
Guards, a huge pockmarked fellow, frowned angrily on seeing Rostov before him, with whom he would inevitably collide.
"Monsieur," said Musqueton, who, abandoning his horse
on the high road, had come on foot to rejoin his master, "Phoebus could no longer hold out and "
His plan was that several of the men should join with him, when in that neighborhood, in carrying off a number of the horses
with their packages of goods, and deserting to those savages.
Vasili Andreevich turned the horse
back and drove through the outskirts of the village.
When his father had gone, a robber passed by and saw the horse
grazing without any one watching it, for of course he could not see the Hazel-nut child hidden in the grass.
Then the servants heaped a lot of rugs upon the floor and the old horse
slept on the softest bed he had ever known in his life.
In the other end were two big knots that resembled eyes, and a place had been chopped away that might easily be mistaken for the horse
This advice pleased the lion, so he laid himself down quietly for the fox to make him fast to the horse
. But the fox managed to tie his legs together and bound all so hard and fast that with all his strength he could not set himself free.
The immense droves of horses
owned by the Indians consumed the herbage of the surrounding hills; while to drive them to any distant pasturage, in a neighborhood abounding with lurking and deadly enemies, would be to endanger the loss both of man and beast.
Snodgrass, as the equestrian came trotting up on the tall horse
, with his hat over his ears, and shaking all over, as if he would shake to pieces, with the violence of the exercise, 'pick up the whip, there's a good fellow.' Mr.