Sure, she could be mule headed, and sometimes she was moody, but was she that bad?
The mule lurched forward and the others followed, jerking the wagon into action.
Saddle a mule for each person; pack all the supplies you might need on the extra mules and burn the rest of the supplies.
It was barely enough to water a mule at a time.
She turned the horse and followed his mule up a dune, reining in at his side.
Fritz was slumped on the back of his mule, half-asleep, his stocky frame rolling with the gait of the mule.
Two horses were tied up and there was a wagon and mule at the end of the street.
"Angie the Mule heard it was 2.8 million bucks," said Baratto glumly.
From Beneventum, another important road centre, the Via Appia itself ran south-east through the mountains past Venusia to Tarentum on the south-west coast of the heel, and thence across Calabria to Brundusium, while Trajans correction of it, following an older mule-track, ran north-east through the mountains and then through the lower ground of Apulia, reaching the coast at Barium.
Mules are universally employed for animal traction, and narrow gauge lines with single-mule trams are generally used where the traffic is light.
The city has important horse and mule yards.
The process is suited to easy ores and a region where the climate is warm and dry, and horseor mule-power, labour and quicksilver are cheaper than fuel and water.
The large ears, brownand-white face, short, black-tipped tail, and antlers without large basal snag serve to distinguish the mule-deer M.
The ass is also small and strong; and the mule, bred in large numbers, is of excellent quality, and both as a transport animal and as a mount is preferred to the horse.
The mule thrives in every condition of climate, is fever-proof, travels over the most difficult mountain passes with absolute security, and can carry with ease a load of 200 lb.
The average height of a mule is 122 hands.
- Beecher at the end of the 17th century pointed out that "when a mare has had a mule by an ass and afterwards a foal by a horse, there are evident marks on the foal of the mother having retained some ideas of her former paramour, the ass."
That mares used in mule breeding are liable to be infected is still widely believed, but irrefragable evidence of the influence of the ass persisting, as Agassiz assumed, is conspicuous by its absence.