He had not gone many paces, before he again returned, reared
himself on his hind legs, and repeated his menace.
Give me a good Mexican and a curb bit--not too severe, seeing as he likes to rear
By careful selection they rear
only the hardiest specimens of each species, and with almost supernatural foresight they regulate the birth rate to merely offset the loss by death.
The harvest of the first year of our possession had long been passed, and the fading foliage of a few scattered trees was already beginning to exhibit the hues and tints of autumn, when a train of wagons issued from the bed of a dry rivulet, to pursue its course across the undulating surface, of what, in the language of the country of which we write, is called a "rolling prairie." The vehicles, loaded with household goods and implements of husbandry, the few straggling sheep and cattle that were herded in the rear
, and the rugged appearance and careless mien of the sturdy men who loitered at the sides of the lingering teams, united to announce a band of emigrants seeking for the Elderado of the West.
But if neither time nor place be known, then the left wing will be impotent to succor the right, the right equally impotent to succor the left, the van unable to relieve the rear
, or the rear
to support the van.
Scarcely had they left the interior when a knife blade was thrust through the fabric of the rear
wall, some six feet above the ground, and a swift downward stroke opened an entrance to those who waited beyond.
The youth, turning swiftly to make sure that the rear
was unmolested, saw the com- mander regarding his men in a highly regretful manner, as if he regretted above everything his association with them.