'No, I will myself, I will myself!' shrieked the little boy, pulling his hands, red with cold, out of his pockets, and seizing the cold leather reins.
Vasili Andreevich, who was wearing two fur-lined coats one over the other, was already in the sledge, his broad back filling nearly its whole rounded width, and taking the reins he immediately touched the horse.
"Gee up, my darlings!" shouted Nicholas, pulling the reins to one side and flourishing the whip.
Zakhar, while still keeping his arms extended, raised one hand with the reins.
Getting his right foot in the stirrup, he smoothed the double reins, as he always did, between his fingers, and Cord let go.
As though she did not know which foot to put first, Frou-Frou started, dragging at the reins with her long neck, and as though she were on springs, shaking her rider from side to side.
Winkle had no sooner touched the reins, than he slipped them over his head, and darted backwards to their full length.
Pickwick was the very personation of kindness and humanity: he threw the reins on the horse's back, and having descended from his seat, carefully drew the chaise into the hedge, lest anything should come along the road, and stepped back to the assistance of his distressed companion, leaving Mr.
Zeb shook the reins
and urged him to go, but Jim was stubborn.
I say further, and lay my saying to your heart--if Minerva sees fit to vouchsafe me the glory of killing both, stay your horses here and make the reins fast to the rim of the chariot; then be sure you spring Aeneas' horses and drive them from the Trojan to the Achaean ranks.
He made his own horses fast, away from the hurly-burly, by binding the reins to the rim of the chariot.
“This goes to prove that I turned the horses with the reins
, for no man who is shot in the right shoulder can have strength enough to bring round such obstinate devils.