They dined in the best room, and had oats boiled in milk for the second course, which the old horse ate warm, but the rest cold.
I was ordered to speak the few words I understood; and while they were at dinner, the master taught me the names for oats, milk, fire, water, and some others, which I could readily pronounce after him, having from my youth a great facility in learning languages.
"I was about to speak further, when I observed the wild oats near the place of the disturbance moving in the most inexplicable way.
All sounds had ceased, but with a feeling of such terror as even these awful events had not inspired I now saw again the mysterious movement of the wild oats, prolonging itself from the trampled area about the prostrate man toward the edge of a wood.
Next came the saddle, but that was not half so bad; my master put it on my back very gently, while old Daniel held my head; he then made the girths fast under my body, patting and talking to me all the time; then I had a few oats
, then a little leading about; and this he did every day till I began to look for the oats
and the saddle.
Levin knew very well that "a touch of mildew" meant that his English seed oats were already ruined.
Levin waved his hand angrily, went into the granary to glance at the oats, and then to the stable.
"If it were alive, wouldn't it trot, and prance, and eat oats?" inquired the Pumpkinhead.
"It would trot and prance, perhaps; but it wouldn't eat oats," replied the boy, laughing at the idea." And of course it can't ever be alive, because it is made of wood."
? We have no whole oats
," the Steward replied, with much deference.
"Just a few oats
?" said Misha, cheerfully and readily.
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