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" Not a word to each other; we kept the great pace, Neck by neck, stride by stride, never changing our place; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened each stirrup, and set the pique right, Rebuckled the cheek-strap, chained slacker... "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 214
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany, Volume 48

Liberalism (Religion) - 1850
...Behind shut the postern, the lights sank to rest, And into the midnight we galloped abreast. II. " Not a word to each other ; we kept the great pace...neck, stride by stride, never changing our place ; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened each stirrup, and set the pique right,...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1847
...through; Behind shut the postern, the lights sank to rest, And into the midnight we galloped abreast. n. Not a word to each other, we kept the great pace Neck...neck, stride by stride, never changing our place; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened each stirrup, and set the pique right,...
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The Oxford and Cambridge review, Volume 2

1846
...galloping through ; Behind shut the postern, the light sank to rest, And into the midnight we galloped abreast. ' Not a word to each other ; we kept the great pace Neck by neck, stride for stride, nerer changing our place ; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1846
...Behind shut the postern, the lights sunk to rest, And into the midnight we galloped abreast. II. ' Not a word to each other ; we kept the great pace Neck by neck, stride for stride, never changing our place — I turned in my saddle and made the girths tight, Then shortened...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 88

Edmund Burke - History - 1847
...мм! H. 7mA 0JUM<L w ci2'-f3? ^^ Tkr : **e i* u r:e-bolts undrew Ц M W II. Not a word to each other, we kept the great pace Neck by neck, stride for stride, never changing our place ; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened...
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Poems: A blot in the 'scutcheon

Robert Browning - 1850
...galloping through ; Behind shut the postern, the lights sank to rest, And into the midnight we galloped abreast. Not a word to each other ; we kept the great...neck, stride by stride, never changing our place ; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened each stirrup, and set the pique right,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 1

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1852 - 558 pages
...galloping through; Behind shut the postern, the lights sank to rest And into the midnight we galloped abreast. Not a word to each other : we kept the great...neck, stride by stride never changing our place, I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened each stirrup and set the pique right,...
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Life of Dr. John Reid, Late Chandos Professor of Anatomy and Medicine in the ...

George Wilson - Anatomists - 1852 - 316 pages
...three horsemen are depicted as setting off from the former place at full gallop for the latter. '- Not a word to each other ; we kept the great pace,...neck, stride by stride, never changing our place." First one horse and then another drops down dead. " And there was my Roland to bear the whole weight...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...galloping through ; Behind shut the postern, the lights sank to rest, And into the midnight we galloped abreast. Not a word to each other ; we kept the great pace Neck by neck, stride for stride, never changing our place ; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...galloping through ; Behind shut the postern, the lights sank to rest, And into the midnight we galloped abreast. Not a word to each other ; we kept the great pace Neck by neck, stride for stride, never changing our place ; I turned in my saddle and made its girths tight, Then shortened...
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